Vikings, former punter Kluwe reach deal to avert lawsuit, team to give to gay rights groups

  • by: AMY FORLITI , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 19, 2014 - 12:55 PM

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe's claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for same-sex marriage rights.

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