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((HT: WUSA-TV)) The Oneida nation leaders met with the National Football League in New York City to discuss the state of the Washington Redskins nickname and their feelings on it... "Their feelings on it" are that Redskins owner Daniel Snyder should receive some kind of sanction if he continues to use the nickname in future seasons. The Oneida have even invited Commissioner Roger Goodell and Snyder to Oneida homeland. Here's coverage of the meeting... "We met at the request of Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Nation," the NFL said in a statement. "We listened and respectfully discussed the views of Mr. Halbritter, Oneida Nation Wolf Clan Representative Keller George and their colleagues as well as the sharply differing views of many other Native Americans and fans in general. The meeting was part of an ongoing dialogue to facilitate listening and learning, consistent with the commissioner's comments earlier this year." But... the B...

Oneida Indian Nation asks NFL to sanction Snyder for Redskins name

After the NFL met with Oneida Nation representatives today, will they soon force the Washington Redskins to change their team name and logo? (Credit: During the past six months, the debate over changing the Washington Redskins name to something less offensive has intensified. In May, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder said that he is not willing to change the team...

Albert Haynesworth rips Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Former Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth made an appearance on Tennessee Sports radio after being blasted by Chris Cooley on his own Washington D.C. radio station for being selfish and only caring about getting paid during his time in Washington. Haynesworth gave his side of the story. “The first day I get to Washington, that morning before, they’re like yeah, we...

Daniel Snyder is now ‘buying’ fans

Washington owner Daniel Snyder "buys" a Redskins fan's van from him, only to give it right back to him. Essentially, he paid the man for being a fan.

Dan Snyder once again tells Roger Goodell he’s not changing the Redskins name

According to the Washington Post,  Redskins owner Daniel Snyder met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday to discuss the Redskins name. Snyder once again made it clear that he doesn’t plan on changing the name of his team. According to one person, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because neither the league nor the team publicly confirmed the meeting nor discussed...

Business Blitz: Oneida meeting with NFL over Redskins name is off the mark

Bottom Line: The Oneida Nation is meeting with the wrong people about the Washington football team. Name changers have few levers to push to force a change of the Washington Redskins team name. That reality is bound to hit them when representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation meet senior NFL executives today. That meeting took on added significance when news broke that team...

Oneida Indian tribe asks Goodell to sanction Snyder for Redskins name

If there wasn’t enough to suggest to Daniel Snyder that he should change his team’s name, Snyder now has the fact that the Oneida Indian tribe is trying to get him sanctioned by the NFL to change the Redskins’ name. [Oneida Nation Representative Ray] Halbritter explained that the NFL’s bylaws authorize Goodell to take action “against any owner who is ‘guilty of conduct...

Oneida Indian Nation wants to meet with the NFL owners

According to Paige Pearson,  the Oneida Indian Nation has requested to meet with the NFL owners at this year’s Super Bowl in an effort to persuade them into making Dan Snyder change the Redskins name. . @AP: Oneida Indian Nation reps have requested a mtg w/ all NFL owners during Super Bowl, hoping to persuade them to drop Redskins nickname — Paige Pearson (@PAIGER33) October...

Report: Daniel Snyder to meet with Roger Goodell about team name

>Daniel Snyder has repeatedly stated that he will not change the name of the Washington Redskins. Roger Goodell has stated that if people are offended by the name, it is something that probably should be discussed. According to a report from the Washington Posts' Mark Maske, a source has said that Synder will meet with NFL commissioner to have such a discussion.Read more →

London Fletcher on Albert Haynesworth: “He robbed (Dan Snyder) without a mask”

It looks like former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley started quite a catfight between the Redskins and Albert Haynesworth. After Cooley ripped big Albert on his Washington D.C. radio station,  Haynesworth fired back at Cooley and head coach Mike Shanahan. Now today,  Shanahan returned fire by calling Haynesworth “lazy.” Now linebacker London Fletcher decided to add his two...

London Fletcher on Albert Haynesworth: “He Robbed Dan Snyder Without A Mask”

Albert Haynesworth might be losing his battle of back and forth with the Redskins, and might want to go take his money and relax in the mountains some where. After going back and forth with Chris Cooley and taking a shot at Mike Shanahan, Redskins middle linebacker London Fletcher has jumped into the frey. According to Pro Football Zone via Jeff Darlington of NFL Network, Fletcher...

Oneida, NFL meet about 'Redskins'

Representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation on Wednesday asked NFL executives to sanction Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder for conduct detrimental to the league for continuing to use a team nickname and mascot that "promote a dictionary-defined racial slur." In the 90-minute meeting between Oneida Nation representatives and three senior league executives in New...

Oneida wants to meet all NFL owners

Representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation have requested a meeting with all 32 NFL owners during Super Bowl week, hoping to persuade them to get the Washington franchise to drop the nickname Redskins. Ray Halbritter, an Oneida representative and leader of the ''Change the Mascot Campaign,'' said Wednesday that his group asked in a meeting with NFL executives that...
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