VIKINGS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VIKINGS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NFL notes: Vikings to suspend coordinator for anti-gay slurs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58199397-77/smith-kluwe-vikings-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58199397-77/smith-kluwe-vikings-nfl.html.csp">NFL notes: Vikings to suspend coordinator for anti-gay slurs</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:56:59.738-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter Chris Kluwe’s allegations of anti-gay slurs and taunts made by Priefer. The Vikings released Friday a summary of the investigation by outside lawyers that was initiated in January, when Kluwe first accused Priefer and other Vikings officials of punishing him for his support of g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581993972014-07-18T22:56:59.738-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T22:56:59.738-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199397@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:56:59 MDT NFL notes: Bills GM taking all-in rebuilding approach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58195894-77/whaley-bills-season-priefer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58195894-77/whaley-bills-season-priefer.html.csp">NFL notes: Bills GM taking all-in rebuilding approach</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T19:01:45.546-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 07:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter Chris Kluwe’s allegations of anti-gay remarks made by Priefer. The Vikings released Friday a summary of the investigation by independent lawyers that was initiated in January, when Kluwe first accused Priefer and other Vikings officials of punishing him for his outspoken support ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581958942014-07-18T19:01:45.546-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T19:01:45.546-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195894@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:01:45 MDT Sports briefs: Mariners release former Taylorsville High star John Buck http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58188290-77/kluwe-vikings-graham-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58188290-77/kluwe-vikings-graham-nfl.html.csp">Sports briefs: Mariners release former Taylorsville High star John Buck</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T23:08:04.607-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MLB • The Seattle Mariners have released former Taylorsville High standout John Buck after no other major league claimed him through waivers. The 33-year-old catcher went to the 2010 All-Star Game while playing in Toronto, but was hitting just .226 with a home run this season. Cowboys releasing backup QB Orton NFL • The Dallas Cowboys are releasing Kyle Orton after their backup quarterback missed all the offseason workouts amid reports he was considering retirement. A person with knowledge...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188290@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:08:04 MDT