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One Of The Questions Roger Goodell Answered In His Reddit AMA Was From Chris Kluwe, Who Rickrolled Him
From 2:00-3:00 p.m. today, Roger Goodell held a Reddit AMA because Roger Goodell is all about the fans. Of course he only managed to answer 14 questions, the tiny handful of softballs the commish could smack out of the park with some pre-wrapped jargon about the NFL and together and safety and whatever else.
To Solidify Your Hatred Of That Athlete You Already Hate, Here Are Some Reactions To Last Night’s Election
So. A lot happened last night. Barack Obama retained the presidency. Both the House and Senate stayed under the control of Republicans and Democrats, respectively. The first openly gay senator was elected. There was even huge news on ballot initiatives: Colorado and Washington state voted to legalize recreational marijuana usage, while Maryland and Maine became the first two states to legalize same-sex marriage via vote. And something else happened: a whole lotta people tweeted. Like sportspeople. We compile some of the notable ones after the jump.
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is famous for his (mostly gay) human rights activism. After writing that explosive letter defending gay rights, Kluwe’s following and exposure grew exponentially. Through his blog, media touring and radio appearances, Kluwe has become the beacon of gay activism in the NFL.
Thanks to a postponed ALCS and an otherwise slow night in sports, I can’t promise any thematic consistency to our tweets this morning. But they are tasty breakfast morsels nonetheless. Read on and be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.. Now, our morning words of wisdom.
When Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe writes something, you should read it. His latest piece takes you through the 24 hours leading up to a typical NFL game, as experienced by a potty-mouthed punter. No detail is spared.
Vikings’ Chris Kluwe, To ESPN’s Skip Bayless: “I Hope You Fall…Onto A Burning Pile Of Rusted AIDS Needles.”
It’s open season on ESPN First Take troll Skip Bayless for NFL players. Yesterday, the Ravens’ Terrell Suggs told him to “stop being a douchebag”. Then, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe urged him to do…something else.
Talk about terrible timing. It can’t get much worse for Donovan McNabb, after a story surfaced this weekend implicating the former Vikings QB of stiffing a charity out of $5,000. ‘Tis the season, Donovan.
Negotiations between players for the right to wear a certain jersey number is nothing new, but very rarely has video of such bartering been posted online, as was done for Donovan McNabb and Chris Kluwe’s negotiations for the No. 5.
New Patriots wide receiver Chad Ochocinco and Vikings quarterback Donovan McNabb have managed to reclaim their signature jersey numbers. One of them had to work a bit harder than the other. (hint: there was a white board and official seal involved)