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    September 17, 2014

    Vikings Banish Adrian Peterson: Top Tweets

    For those of us in the habit of catching up with what's going on in the world each morning via Twitter, this was what today was like (minus the "Go back to bed" part for yours truly):Wake up. Entire Twitter feed is Adrian Peterson. Go back to bed.-- Kevin Hoffman (@panopticon13) September 17, 2014 B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2014

    Fox 9's Spider-Man blooper goes viral [VIDEO]

    Last Thursday, Fox 9 producers intended to show viewers a snippet of Ray Rice's press conference during which the Baltimore Ravens running back apologized for hitting his wife.Instead, they got... video of Spider-Man brawling with some random dude?See also:New NoDak TV news anchor's first two on-air ... More >>

  • News

    May 7, 2014

    America's last closet: Professional sports

    Gay athletes are finally coming out, but Chris Kluwe's fight isn't over

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    Aaron Rodgers almost became one of first NFL players to come out of the closet, report says

    Take this with an appropriately sized grain of salt, but according to a story first broken by The Fame Driven gossip site, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers almost became one of the first NFL players to come out of the closet as gay earlier this year.SEE ALSO: Former Timberwolf Jason Collins comes o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    Adrian Peterson slams Baltimore fans as "the worst" after snowball fight

    There was a lot to like about yesterday's nail-biter of a Vikings game, but one aspect might have marred the experience: The awful fans of Baltimore, Maryland.That's according to Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson, who took to Twitter shortly after yesterday's game to declare Ravens fans "the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Not the Onion: Matt Birk wants to be a model [PHOTO]

    As Matt Birk did the media rounds and blasted Obamacare a few months ago, many observers of Minnesota politics thought the newly retired NFL offensive lineman might end up being the Republican challenger to Sen. Al Franken in 2014.SEE ALSO: Matt Birk refused White House trip because President Obama ... More >>

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    June 26, 2013
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    June 6, 2013

    Matt Birk refused White House trip because President Obama is pro-choice

    Yesterday, the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens took the standard trip to the White House to meet, greet, and pose for a photo with President Obama.SEE ALSO: Jesse Ventura says Obama is basically the black George W. Bush But the starting center on that team -- St. Paul native and longtime Viking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Chris Kluwe could be released during Monday meeting with GM Rick Spielman

    While Chris Kluwe spends the weekend in New York City at a friend's wedding, Jeff Locke, the Vikings' 5th Round pick during last weekend's NFL draft, will be trying to take his job.SEE ALSO: Chris Kluwe on out gay athlete: "Big kudos to Jason Collins"That's because the Vikings are holding a rookie m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Chris Kluwe on out gay athlete: "Big kudos to Jason Collins"

    Jason Collins made history today by announcing he is gay in a Sports Illustrated essay, making him the first-ever active professional athlete to come out in any of the major four male sports. "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center," the article begins. "I'm black. And I'm gay." SEE ALSO: Game Changer: Chr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Minnesota United FC signs anti-homophobia pledge

    Minnesota's second-division soccer team is now the latest organization to join the push for equality in sports. The majority of Minnesota United FC -- including 12 players, head coach Manny Lagos, and assistant coach Carl Craig -- recently signed on as ambassadors for Athlete Ally, a nonprofit th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    Chris Kluwe, Brendon Ayanbadejo to receive award for promoting equality in sports

    Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe and Ravens linebacker Brendaon Ayanbadejo will be honored for their efforts promoting equality in major league sports this week by GLBT ally nonprofit PFLAG National. Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue will present both players with the Straight for Equality ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Chris Kluwe files Supreme Court brief opposing Prop 8

    Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe and Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo filed a U.S. Supreme Court brief Thursday supporting same-sex marriage in the landmark Hollingsworth v. Perry case over the implementation of California's Prop 8. SEE ALSO: COVER: Chris Kluwe takes a stand Chris Kluwe's B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Chris Kluwe and Brendon Ayanbadejo are GQ's "Honorary Gays of the Year"

    Vikings punter Chris Kluwe isn't gay, but now he's the next best thing: An honorary gay.SEE ALSO: Chris Kluwe is Salon's Sexiest Man of 2012Kluwe and his fellow NFL-playing gay-marriage crusader, Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, have been named GQ's "Honorary Gays of the Year."

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    October 30, 2012

    Bryant McKinnie racked up unpaid $375,000 strip club tab while with Vikings, lawsuit says

    Bryant McKinnie likes partying, blowing through stacks of money, eating lots of food, and not paying $375,000 strip club tabs, if a recent lawsuit can be believed.SEE ALSO: Bryant McKinnie was really, really bad with money while with VikingsCharles "Pop" Young, former general manager of King of Diam ... More >>

  • News

    October 24, 2012

    Chris Kluwe takes a stand

    Vikings punter pries open the last closet in America: major league sports

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Chris Kluwe receives official citation in Maryland

    This must be a little awkward for Emmett Burns Jr. Earlier today, Chris Kluwe received an "official citation" in the mail from the Maryland General Assembly, honoring the Vikings punter for his "work in standing up for the equality of all." See Also: Chris Kluwe 'Lustful Cockmonster' T-shirts for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Chris Kluwe shirtless on OUT Magazine Cover [IMAGE]

    Since penning his colorful letter advocating for gay marriage last month, Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has emerged as the unofficial spokesman in the fight for marriage equality in America. SEE ALSO: Chris Kluwe wants to debate Mary Franson Chris Kluwe sticks up for gay marriage

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Ex-Viking Matt Birk: "Not all NFL players think redefining marriage is a good thing" [VIDEO]

    The NFL is quickly becoming an important forum in the gay marriage debate.SEE ALSO:-- Chris Kluwe wants to debate Mary Franson-- Chris Kluwe to Emmett Burns: Gay marriage "won't magically turn you into a lustful cockmonster"On one side of the issue, of course, are Vikings punter Chris Kluwe and Rave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Chris Kluwe playing bass at Music for Marriage Equality benefit tonight

    Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe will be joining singer/songwriter Jonatha Brooke on stage for at least one song at the Dakota Jazz Theater tonight for the Music For Marriage Equality benefit concert.See Also:The Dakota to host Music For Marriage Equality benefit Chris Kluwe sticks up for gay m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Vikings-49ers replacement ref fiasco: 'Frisco gets extra timeouts, phantom challenges [VIDEO]

    It's a good thing the Vikings pulled off a 24-13 upset win over the feared San Francisco 49ers yesterday, otherwise the talk of the town this morning would be how the replacement refs jobbed the hometown squad.SEE ALSO:-- Star Tribune's C.J. grills Vikings' Christian Ponder about his bereft love lif ... More >>

  • News

    September 12, 2012

    Chris Kluwe sticks up for gay marriage

    Plus, high school mural and police brutality start a flurry of controversy

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Ellen is a huge Vikings fan, cites Kluwe's "eloquent, beautiful" cockmonster letter [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO:-- Rush Limbaugh has a crush on Chris Kluwe-- Chris Kluwe to Emmett Burns: Gay marriage "won't magically turn you into a lustful cockmonster"-- Chris Kluwe says politician is "literally an asshole" for anti-gay marriage stanceEither Ellen has a very strange taste in literature, or she didn' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Jamie Kuntz kicked off NoDak college football team after kissing boyfriend during game

    SEE ALSO: Chris Kluwe says politician is "literally an asshole" for anti-gay marriage stanceJamie Kuntz, an 18-year-old linebacker from Dickinson, North Dakota, was kicked off the North Dakota College of Science's football team after he was spotted kissing his 65-year-old boyfriend during a game.Coa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Rush Limbaugh has a crush on Chris Kluwe

    SEE ALSO:-- Chris Kluwe to Emmett Burns: Gay marriage "won't magically turn you into a lustful cockmonster"-- Chris Kluwe says politician is "literally an asshole" for anti-gay marriage stance-- Chris Kluwe coins "turdsloth" while defending Crossfit on GawkerYesterday, Rush Limbaugh devoted a few mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Chris Kluwe to Emmett Burns: Gay marriage "won't magically turn you into a lustful cockmonster"

    SEE ALSO: Chris Kluwe says politician is "literally an asshole" for anti-gay marriage stanceLast week, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said Maryland Delegate Emmett C. Burns Jr. (D-Baltimore County) is "literally an asshole" for writing a letter demanding that Baltimore Ravens ownership silence linebac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Chris Kluwe says politician is "literally an asshole" for anti-gay marriage stance

    SEE ALSO:-- Chris Kluwe to Deadspin: The Vikings don't suck, you do-- Chris Kluwe coins "turdsloth" while defending Crossfit on Gawker-- Chris Kluwe blasts Saints for Bountygate scandal [Q&A]Same-sex marriage may be a polarizing issue both here in Minnesota and nationally, but Vikings punter and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Bryant McKinnie was really, really bad with money while with Vikings

    Former Vikings offensive lineman Bryant McKinnie has been ordered to immediately pay back a $4.3 million loan he took from Pro Player Funding on the eve of last year's NFL lockout. In court, Pro Player Funding argued that after he was cut from the Vikings last August, McKinnie missed a payment, trig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Metrodome ranked worst NFL stadium by Yahoo

    The Metrodome, looking rough.​Talk about getting kicked when you're down -- or maybe deflated: The Metrodome has been ranked as the worst stadium in the National Football League. And to make matters worse, the cheeseheads get to gloat, because Lambeau Field took top honors in the same survey ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Minnesota Vikings dropping in value

    Will the Purple head West to some fancy new digs?​There's another warning sign that we'd better figure out a way to keep the Vikings in Minnesota. The value of the team has dropped 7 percent compared to last year in a new survey of NFL franchises. The sobering news comes via Forbes magazine's ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    Randall Cunningham's son dies in Las Vegas home hot tub

    The QB played in Minnesota from 1997-1999​Former Vikings quarterback Randall Cunningham's son drowned Tuesday afternoon in the hot tub of the Cunningham home in Las Vegas, the Review-Sun reports. Cunningham played in Minnesota from 1997-1999 after starting his career with the Eagles in Philad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Earning our stripes back: Vikings vs. Bengals

    Week 14 offers a prime opportunity for the Purple to win back some clout.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Star Tribune reporter picks a fight with Brock Lesnar

    Michael Rand questions whether the UFC heavyweight champion is faking sick.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Vikings: Rice Nice

    The Vikings' third-year wideout has been the biggest beneficiary of Favre's arrival.

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Brett Favre's jersey already best-selling in NFL

    In just a couple weeks, No. 4 has shot up to the top of the sales charts.

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    The Unlikely Story of Gus Frerotte

    ESPN's Jonah Keri takes us through many eras to explain the odd way Gus Frerotte became the embodiment of Minnesota’s hopes and dreams.

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2005

    Buck the Idiot: Reversal of Fortune

    Okay, so the idiot pulled a fast one last week, actually picking 11 winners out of 15 games. My percentage is now up to 44, which means if you've bucked the idiot from the start, you'd barely have any coin after paying the vigorish. But you'd still be ahead, my friend, and I'm guessing my idiocy wil ... More >>

  • News

    April 5, 2000

    Purple Stain

    Securities scams, karaoke-bar brawls, and the occasional boozy ride: At least there's one championship the Vikings might be winning

  • Sports

    December 16, 1998

    Nobody's Perfect

    With the Broncos' loss, the Vikings shed the aura of the underdog

  • Sports

    September 2, 1998

    The Purple Point Machine

    With an easy schedule and the league's most exciting rookie added to an already potent offense, this year's Vikings need to deliver on suddenly high expectations

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