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Legislators tell Wilf suspension of Priefer is inadequate

July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — In an open letter to Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf released Friday, 17 state legislators from the House and Senate implored the organization to release the entire investigation into claims made by former punter Chris Kluwe tha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Legislators tell Wilf suspension of Priefer is inadequate

July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — In an open letter to Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf released Friday, 17 state legislators from the House and Senate implored the organization to release the entire investigation into claims made by former punter Chris Kluwe tha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Broncos Bowlen resigns control of team

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is resigning control of the team to focus on battling Alzheimer’s Disease.
“The Broncos are very saddened that Mr. Bowlen is no longer able to be part of the team’s daily operations due to his condition,” the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. Patent Office cancels trademarks of NFL’s Redskins

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled trademarks of the National Football League’s Washington Redskins because they disparage Native Americans, the agency said on Wednesday.

The 2-1 decision by a Patent Office administrati…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Super Bowl benefits outweigh NFL’s demands, Dayton says

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that the requests the NFL makes of Super Bowl host cities are “way overboard” but that those issues are outweighed by the benefits of bringing the game to town.

“I don’t think anybody needs free b…continue reading on dglobe.com

New Minnesota Vikings Stadium to host 2018 game

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

(Reuters) – Minneapolis will host the 52nd Super Bowl in 2018, the National Football League announced on Tuesday.

NFL team owners voted for Minneapolis to stage the game ahead of rival bids from New Orleans and Indianapolis.

It will be just the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

New Minnesota Vikings Stadium to host 2018 game

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

(Reuters) – Minneapolis will host the 52nd Super Bowl in 2018, the National Football League announced on Tuesday.

NFL team owners voted for Minneapolis to stage the game ahead of rival bids from New Orleans and Indianapolis.

It will be just the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: Pro football, tear down that wall

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Josh Levin

Slate

WASHINGTON — It made sense that someone like Jason Collins would be the first out gay man in one of the four major North American pro sports leagues. Collins, a 12-year NBA veteran and a Stanford graduate, had already prov…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: Pro football, tear down that wall

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Josh Levin

Slate

WASHINGTON — It made sense that someone like Jason Collins would be the first out gay man in one of the four major North American pro sports leagues. Collins, a 12-year NBA veteran and a Stanford graduate, had already prov…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Monke: Play football, but play smart

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today, another football season ends. No other season will ever be like it — and I don’t say that in the way you think.
The game America has made not so much its pastime but its tradition is an ever-changing entity.

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