Ben Rohrbach

  • Vikings, Chris Kluwe reach settlement over coach's alleged homophobic remarks

    Ben Rohrbach at Shutdown Corner2 days ago

    The Minnesota Vikings and Chris Kluwe reached a settlement to end the former punter's pursuit of a lawsuit against the team over the alleged systemic homophobia he believes led to his release in May 2013.

    Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, although the Vikings released a statement announcing "continued financial support for human rights" and a pledge to raise awareness about LGBT issues in sports. The team also installed enhanced sensitivity training and a "zero tolerance policy for discrimination and harassment based on race, religion, national origin or sexual orientation."

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