Kluwe Intends to Sue Vikings

Updated: 07/16/2014 1:15 PM
Created: 07/16/2014 1:14 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The attorney for former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says his client intends to sue the team over allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach.

Lawyer Clayton Halunen said they'll seek a copy of the Vikings' internal investigation and make it public if they can. They accused the Vikings of reneging on a pledge to release the report, which they believe corroborates Kluwe's claims.
The Vikings hired two outside lawyers to examine Kluwe's claims that special teams coordinator Mike Priefer used slurs and taunts to try to quash Kluwe's outspoken support for gay marriage. Priefer denied the allegations.

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