Drew Magary Won Chopped Last Night And It’s A Goddamn National Disgrace

So imagine my surprise when I logged onto Deadspin last night and found that serial child abuser Drew Magary was participating on Chopped. That due to some combination of threatening the producers with a kitchen knife and Shibbolethian fecal rituals, he had managed to convince them that he knew how to cook a piece of… »4/08/15 10:47am4/08/15 10:47am

Chris Kluwe and the Vikings have reached a settlement that will avert his wrongful termination suit

Chris Kluwe and the Vikings have reached a settlement that will avert his wrongful termination suit against the team. The Vikings will donate to gay-rights charities, while Kluwe will not receive any money. The full and independent report, which found Kluwe's release was justified, will not be made public. »8/19/14 6:48pm8/19/14 6:48pm

Vikings Release Results Of Kluwe Investigation, Suspend Mike Priefer

In the very rare Friday evening news dump, the Vikings have released a report on an independent investigation into claims made by former punter Chris Kluwe in this Deadspin column. The investigation confirmed that special teams coach Mike Priefer made one anti-gay remark—for which Priefer has been suspended three… »7/18/14 11:04pm7/18/14 11:04pm

Texts With Blair Walsh May Corroborate Kluwe's Claims Against Priefer

Clayton Halunen, an attorney for Chris Kluwe, claims that text messages between his client and Vikings kicker Blair Walsh support Kluwe's allegations that Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer created a hostile and homophobic work environment in response to his increased support for same-sex marriage. He also… »1/25/14 6:52pm1/25/14 6:52pm

Vikings Launch Independent Investigation Of Chris Kluwe's Claims

Yesterday, the Vikings promised a review of Chris Kluwe's allegations that he was released in part due to his public comments supporting gay rights, and that assistant coach Mike Priefer used homophobic language in team meetings. Today the team revealed more details, and they're bringing in the big guns to investigate. »1/03/14 4:53pm1/03/14 4:53pm

I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot

Hello. My name is Chris Kluwe, and for eight years I was the punter for the Minnesota Vikings. In May 2013, the Vikings released me from the team. At the time, quite a few people asked me if I thought it was because of my recent activism for same-sex marriage rights, and I was very careful in how I answered the… »1/02/14 12:52pm1/02/14 12:52pm

A Retired NFL Pro Skips the Autograph Line for a Call of Duty Lobby

Seven years ago, Hunter Hillenmeyer was signing autographs in a Jewel-Osco supermarket up in Fox Lake, Ill., the kind of ham-and-egg gig that any Chicago Bear could expect at some point in his career if he was any good. It wasn't anyone's idea of stressful work. Smile, pretend to be famous, collect your couple-three… »12/08/13 12:29pm12/08/13 12:29pm