“Enormously popular and deeply ingrained in sporting culture, the Redskins name is a throwback to a vanished era of perniciously casual racial attitudes,” the paper said.
In December of 2011 the NFL formally announced the suspensions of two Redskins players, tight-end Fred Davis, and left-tackle Trent Williams. Both players received a four game suspension without pay, for testing positive for marijuana three times throughout the course of the season.
Mike Ditka has his bust in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and he is one of the most colorful individuals in the game’s legacy. But that doesn’t mean that anyone should listen to Ditka when he decides to bloviate.
Phil Simms has made a personal and public decision that could send a symbolic jolt through the broadcast booths dotting the NFL map this season.
Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Browns QB actually found his intended target.
CBS lead analyst Phil Simms is considering referring to the Redskins only as “Washington” when he broadcasts the team’s game against the Giants next month.
The University of Minnesota says it is working with the Minnesota Vikings to keep the Washington Redskins’ nickname from being used when the two teams play on campus in November.
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“We probably will not end up dictating to our announcers whether they say Redskins or don’t say Redskins. We leave that up to them and our production team.”
Authorities caught up to 25-year-old Jacob Close after he took part in the Press Enterprise’s weekly “Your Opinion” feature, answering a question about the controversy over the Redskins’ name.
Here are five potential replacement names for the Washington Redskins.
Uncle Sam dipped his beak in the NFL waters this week, making a statement about football’s most controversial franchise
The 2-1 ruling from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board came in a case that has been working its way through legal channels for more than two decades.
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