Post-Kluwe Vikings Confident In Rookie PunterThe Minnesota Vikings still have a UCLA-educated punter with an erudite degree, one whose background was in soccer before trying his leg at another sport.
Meet Jeff Locke, The Vikings New PunterThe Vikings continue their work in Mankato, and while most rookies fight for a spot on the team or for playing time, one already knows he's the man at his position. The question is, "Can he deliver?"
Pride Festival Has Joyous Tone In 2013 This year's Twin Cities Pride Festival was one of joy and celebration for gay rights advocates.
Chris Kluwe To Lead TC Pride ParadeMinneapolis hosts one of the largest Pride weekends in the nation, and roughly a half million people from around the country are expected to celebrate in the Twin Cities this weekend. For the first time, this year's festival in Loring Park includes wedding vendors, and there's talk of holding weddings on site next year. The most popular event is the Pride parade down Hennepin Avenue. Former Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe is this year's grand marshal.
Movie Blog: Out Twin Cities Fest Earns PlauditsThe Twin Cities have been cited as one of the top areas in the country for gay acceptance and visibility for many years now, but it wasn’t until 2010 that the metro area’s current film festival devoted entirely to the LGBT community kicked off.
Adrian Peterson Says He's 'Not With' Gay MarriageNFL MVP Adrian Peterson says he has family members who are gay whom he loves and respects. But on gay marriage, the Minnesota Vikings running back says "that's not something I believe in."
Twitter, Minnesotans React To House Approving Gay MarriageMore than 1,000 people showed up at the state Capitol and some showed up as early as 7:30 a.m.
Gov. Dayton Wary Of Vikings Cutting Kluwe Gov. Mark Dayton has joined the list of those wondering if the Minnesota Vikings cut veteran punter Chris Kluwe solely for performance purposes.
Kluwe: 'I'm Going To Speak Out Away From Football Field'The Minnesota Vikings released punter Chris Kluwe after eight years with team and after the team drafted a punter in this year’s draft.
Good Question: Can You Be Fired For Off-The-Job Comments?Whatever the real reason the Vikings had for cutting punter Chris Kluwe, every employee and employer struggles with the line between at-work conduct and off-hour behavior. Can you be fired for what you say outside of work?
Kluwe: 'So Long, Minnesota'Ever since the Minnesota Vikings drafted USC's punter Jeff Locke, there has been speculation that Chris Kluwe's days in Minnesota were numbered. Those speculations were correct.
Vikings Add Veteran Free Agents Lacey, JacksonThe Minnesota Vikings have signed a pair of veteran free agents, cornerback Jacob Lacey and defensive end Lawrence Jackson.
Vikings Draft Punter In 5th Round, Kluwe Out?Chris Kluwe's eventful run as Minnesota Vikings punter may have come to an end on the final day of the NFL draft on Saturday.
Officials: Kluwe Will Be Pride Parade Grand MarshalOfficials announced Wednesday that popular local athlete and gay rights activist will be the grand marshal at this year’s PRIDE parade.
Vikings' Kluwe Files Supreme Court Brief On Prop 8Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has filed a friend-of-the-court brief along with Baltimore Raven Brendon Ayanbadejo, urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn California's Proposition 8.