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Former Teammate Chris Kluwe Speaks Out On Adrian Peterson

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The fervor surrounding Adrian Peterson's alleged child abuse has died down in the NFL, as criticism of Roger Goodell and the NFL as a whole have been ...

Kluwe And Vikings Reach Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

AP | AMY FORLITI | Posted 08.20.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe's claim ...

Vikings Suspend Coach Over Anti-Gay Remark

AP | By DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 09.17.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100...

Former NFL Player To Sue Minnesota Vikings Over Investigation Into Anti-Gay Allegations

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe intends to sue his erstwhile team regarding his allegations of a coach's anti-gay views and suppression of...

The Problem With Sochi

Chris Kluwe | Posted 04.26.2014 | Impact
Chris Kluwe

What have I learned about the guiding principle of politically free sport, bringing nations together in peace and harmony under the benevolent hand of the IOC? I've learned there is a problem with Sochi.

Michelangelo Signorile

Chris Kluwe: 'I'm 100 Percent Confident' Coach Made Anti-Gay Remarks Before Cutting Me From Team

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, an outspoken advocate of marriage equality throughout 2012, said yesterday that he has witnesses who will...

Vikings To Investigate Kluwe's Allegations

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

The Minnesota Vikings have retained counsel to investigate allegations made by former punter Chris Kluwe. The Vikings' punter from 2005 through 2012, ...

Former NFL Player: Chris Kluwe Was '100% Right'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Brendon Ayanbadejo believes Chris Kluwe is "100% right" in claiming his views led to him losing his job in the NFL. Kluwe, the punter for the Minnesot...

Vikings Deny Cutting Player Of Support Of Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

The Minnesota Vikings issued a statement on Thursday denying the allegation by former punter Chris Kluwe that he had been cut for his advocacy of same...

Former NFL Player Says He Was Fired For Championing Gay Rights

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

In a scathing screed published online this week, former NFL player and gay rights activist Chris Kluwe accused top members of staff at the Minnesota V...

Punter GOES OFF On NFL Announcers

Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports

Free agent NFL punter Chris Kluwe had little patience for announcers trying to justify the San Francisco 49ers decision to allow linebacker Aldon Smit...

Michelangelo Signorile

Chris Kluwe Vows To Keep Speaking Out On Gay Rights Despite Being Cut From Team

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.10.2013 | Gay Voices

On the eve of Minnesota possibly becoming the 12th state to offer marriage equality, former Minnesota Vikings punter and outspoken marriage equality s...

Does Kluwe's Firing Bode Ill for Gay NFL Players?

John Becker | Posted 07.08.2013 | Gay Voices
John Becker

Think about it: if coming out as an ally and publicly supporting equality is considered a "distraction," how will an NFL team react to the avalanche of media attention, accolades, hate mail, death threats, etc. when an active player actually comes out as gay?

Amanda Terkel

Did LGBT Advocacy Cost NFL Player His Job?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.06.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The Minnesota Vikings released Chris Kluwe on Monday, leading to speculation that the move was motivated in part by the punter's promine...

Chris Kluwe Slams Athletes Worried About Gay Teammates: 'Grow The F**k Up'

Posted 04.29.2013 | Gay Voices

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has a few choice words for professional athletes who are concerned about the possibility of sharing a locker room...

Vikings Punter Says Monday Night Stadium Is 'Unplayable'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Vikings punter Chris Kluwe (CLOO'-wee) is calling the field at TCF Bank Stadium "unplayable." But officials with the team and the ...