Michael Sam is the first openly gay player in the NFL.
The Minnesota Vikings have retained a former chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court and a former federal trial attorney to conduct an investigation into Chris Kluwe’s allegations that he was released from the team due to his support of gay marriage.
Former Minnesota punter Chris Kluwe says the team’s special teams coordinator made anti-gay comments while Kluwe was with the Vikings.
The winds of change appear to be blowing among professional sports.
The Vikings released punter Chris Kluwe on Monday, bringing an end to his colorful and outspoken eight-year stay in Minnesota.
The Chicago Bears have beaten the Minnesota Vikings and have won the NFC North Division.
Hester set the NFL record for all-time return touchdowns with his 14th. Hester nearly set the record with the opening kickoff of the second half when he returned the ball all the way to the Minnesota Vikings’ five-yard line.
Vikings’ punter Chris Kluwe – never one to avoid offering a thought – called tonight’s TCF Bank Stadium surface “unplayable” after yesterday’s walk-through.
There has been concern over the field at TCF Bank Stadium being safe enough to play and it has been said a few times that it will be. However, some of the Vikings’ players have expressed concern, even describing the field as being as hard as concrete. LISTEN: LOVIE SMITH INTERVIEW