Joe Kapp 'glad' fight with CFL foe caught on camera

Former Vikings' quarterback Joe Kapp has seen his name in the papers for throwing a punch last weekend at a Canadian football alumni luncheon. Kapp says he regrets that it even happened, but he's glad the fight was caught on video.
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Former Vikings' quarterback Joe Kapp has seen his name in the papers for throwing a punch last weekend at a Canadian football alumni luncheon. Kapp says he regrets that it even happened, but he's glad the fight was caught on video.

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