Found October 10, 2013 on
Rick Reilly’s father-in-law, a member of the Blackfeet tribe, claims he was misquoted in an article supporting “Redskins.” Cue the Twitter outrage.
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Just last month, ESPN’s columnist Rick reilly wrote a piece in order to support the Redskins name.
Reilly used his Father-in-law Bob Burns, who’s a Blackfeet elder as the main point of his article claiming that he’s said he doesn’t care about the name.
Well according to Deadspin, Burns ended up writing a letter to the Indian Country Today Media Network claiming that...
I may have just shat myself
Rick Reilly used to be one of my favorite sports writers when I was a child. Key word being, child. Seriously, back in the day Reilly used to do featured articles on the very back page of Sports Illustrated — and to my knowledge, they were good, accurate and insightful pieces. Maybe it was youth, naivety...
The debate is raging on about whether or not the Washington Redskins should change their team name and if it is offensive to Native Americans. Last week, ESPN columnist Rick Reilly came out with a column stating how he was pro keeping the name, and one of the biggest reasons was that his father-in-law Bob Burns who is a Blackfeet elder, said he doesn’t care about the team name...
From Indian Country TodayA few weeks ago I FJM’ed a thoughtless column by The ESPN Columnist (we don’t use his name because he’s so offensive to Native Americans) here at KSK. I said that he should be fired and the article gained some traction; Reilly himself took note of me when he called me “one blogger” in his mailbag. Which is shocking, because the only thing I...
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