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Kluwe: NFL favors wife beaters over gay rights supporters

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is still upset with the NFL. Kluwe wasn’t happy with the three game suspension of Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer. Kluwe told Fox Twins Cities that he thought Priefer should’ve been suspended for more than three games. Kluwe also thinks that the NFL has its priorities in the wrong place and believes the league favors...
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Minnesota Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe Now a Liability to the Advancement of LGBT Rights

In the past it was easy to applaud former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe for taking a stand in support of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. Anyone that speaks out in support of the rights of others deserves to be applauded. Having someone of his notoriety promoting the cause didn't hurt either.However, in light of his behavior over the last...
Via FatManWriting
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kluwe and the Vikings: Hammered Down

KinkyThere is a saying in Japan: the nail that sticks up gets hammered down. It's nicely indicative of where that society is, in re confirming to societal norms, and not putting yourself above the people who pay your pay check. And that's Not America.The intersection of where football players end and regular humans begin is, I think, found in punters. You've got a group of guys who...
Via Five Tool Tool
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kluwe to sue Vikings; Coach suspended three games

The Minnesota Vikings have suspended special teams coach Mike Priefer three games following an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct by former punter Chris Kluwe. Priefer has also pledged $100,000 to LGBT rights charitable and educational organizations. Attending anti-harassment, diversity and sexual-orientation sensitivity training can reduce his suspension to...
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kluwe fires Twitter bombs at Vikings, says players were caught with underage girl

Chris Kluwe went scorched earth on the Minnesota Vikings over Twitter Friday because of his dissatisfaction with the way they’ve handled negotiations regarding his lawsuit. Kluwe is suing the Vikings and alleging he was cut by the team over his political/same-sex marriage views. He was in negotiations with the team over a possible settlement, but […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kluwe's attorney threatens legal action against the Vikings

On Thursday, the Minnesota Vikings formally introduced the coaching staff that will assist new head coach Mike Zimmer in his first year on the job. Most of the coaching filling the various positions have been known for some time, so Thursday’s announcement was merely a formality. One name that appeared on the list of Zimmer’s […]The post Chris Kluwe not happy Vikings opted...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: The Minnesota Vikings offseason is going to be UGLY! (Chris Kluwe saga!)

Chris Kluwe, Mike Priefer, Blair Walsh and Cullen Loeffler. Things are starting to get ugly in Minnesota. The Minnesota Vikings and their fans are in for a LONG offseason. Everyone remembers the Kluwe article that came out at the end of 2013. Blair Walsh came out in support of Priefer. In Kluwe’s article he refused to name names. That was until Walsh and other players came out...
Via cover32 - Vikings
January 28, 2014  |  1 Comment

Mike Priefer vehemently denies Chris Kluwe’s allegations

Minnesota Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer issued a statement Thursday in response to Chris Kluwe’s allegations that he is anti-gay and a bigot. Priefer vehemently denied Kluwe’s allegations. Here is the statement he sent to some Vikings beat writers via the Star Tribune: I vehemently deny today’s allegations made by Chris Kluwe. I want […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kluwe: I was fired by two cowards and a bigot

January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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