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A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Upstate Tribal Leader Turns Up The Heat In Redskins Rebranding Movement

Ray Halbritter heads a tribal delegation that is meeting in New York City with senior NFL executives Wednesday. Redskins owner Dan Snyder has called the name “a badge of honor” and said it won’t be changed.

10/30/2013

Hakeem Nicks in action during Sunday's win over the Philadelphia Eagles. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Believe It Or Not, NFC East Within Reach For 2-6 Giants

Two wins do not make a playoff contender, unless you’re in the NFC East. Despite opening the season with six straight losses, the Giants remarkably are still in the playoff hunt heading into their bye week.

10/29/2013

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Satire Gone Too Far? The Onion Hurls Slurs At Redskins Owner

A satirical publication is making real news with its take on the debate surrounding the Washington Redskins nickname.

10/22/2013

Ray Halbritter, a senior leader of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York state, speaks at a symposium in Washington, DC October 7, 2013 in favor of changing the name of the US capital's beloved American football team, the Redskins. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Fail To The Redskins

When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.

10/18/2013

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bob Costas Says Redskins’ Name Is ‘An Insult, A Slur’

The veteran broadcaster — no stranger to stirring debate on “Sunday Night Football” — made the comments during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys’ win over Washington.

10/14/2013

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Redskins’ Owner Snyder: NFL Team’s Name Is ‘A Badge Of Honor’

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder says respect goes both ways when it comes to the debate over the team’s nickname.

10/09/2013

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NFL Will Meet With Oneida Indian Nation About Redskins Name

The NFL is prepared to meet with an Indian tribe pushing for the Washington Redskins to drop the team’s nickname. Just not this week.

10/08/2013

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

President Obama Weighs In On Washington Redskins’ Name Controversy

Obama, in an interview with The Associated Press, said team names such as the Redskins offend “a sizable group of people.”

10/05/2013

Tom Coughlin (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Silverman: Horrid Start Does Not Mean The Giants Are Doomed

This losing streak has to end sometime for the New York Giants, and if this is the week, it would not be impossible for the Giants to get back in the putrid NFC East race.

10/04/2013

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oneida Indian Nation To Hold DC Symposium Over Redskins Name

Tribal leader Ray Halbritter said the meeting’s time and place provide a great opportunity to bring more understanding about the issue of why the Redskins name is considered offensive by many people.

10/03/2013

(Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Goodell: NFL Should Listen If People Are Offended By Redskins Nickname

“If we are offending one person, we need to be listening,” Goodell said Wednesday in an interview with 106.7 The Fan.

09/12/2013

Eli Manning (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) and Peyton Manning (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Giglio: 48 Predictions On The Road To Super Bowl XLVIII

Week-to-week storylines around the NFL will continue to be unpredictable for experts. Joe Giglio gives his 48 predictions to watch during the 2013 NFL season.

09/06/2013

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oneida Indian Nation Launching Radio Ad Against Redskins

In the ad, Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should “stand up to bigotry” by denouncing “the racial slur” in the team’s name.

09/05/2013

Robert Griffin III (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Shanahan Says RGIII Will Start Opener For Redskins

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that Robert Griffin III will be under center for next week’s Monday night opener against the Philadelphia Eagles.

09/02/2013

ASHBURN, VA - MAY 5: David Amerson # 39 of the Washington Redskins runs downfield at rookie camp at Redskins Park on May 5, 2013 in Ashburn, Virginia. (Photo by Nick Wass/Getty Images)

The Redskins May Have The Steal Of The Draft With Rookie CB David Amerson

The Redskins organization is hopeful that rookie CB David Amerson will soon become the remedy to a secondary that last season ranked 30th in pass defense. Team officials understand that a cornerback with elite talent can easily mask the deficiencies of an inept secondary.

08/30/2013

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