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Although it wasn’t planned this way, an advertisement opposing the Washington Redskins’ team name (on account of the fact that the name is really, really racist) was actually written by two fans of the NFL team which calls Washington D.C. home. Peter Cretella and his wife Brittany are a singer/songwriter couple who go by the band name Doppio. Both also happen to be ardent fans of Washington’s football team and they were blown away by the fact that one of their songs is being used in the anti-racist-team-name advertisement which will broadcast in eight major markets during the NBA Finals. The ad had previously been produced by the National Congress of American Indians in preparation for the Super Bowl but a shortened version will appear in the upcoming Finals tonight. And while Peter Cretella didn’t even know that his song was going to be used for the ad (he found out because someone sent him a link of the video), he is all for changing the name of the team he roots for: “Personally...

DeSean Jackson took a shot at LeBron James on Instagram

By looking out the photo below that DeSean Jackson posted on Instagram,  I’m going to gues he’s not a fan of LeBron James. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post DeSean Jackson took a shot at LeBron James on Instagram appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Redskins Surprise Cuts #2: A Rolling Stone gathers no (Santana) Moss

This story contributed by Scott Hirsch. Many people were on the fence about whether Santana Moss would be cut or not. Recent ‘rave’ comments by coach Gruden about the veteran have made many believe that Moss will make the roster. There was however one comment that slipped into that rave that is a major red flag. “When he drops a pass, Santana takes responsibility.” In case...

Mastermind behind robbery that killed Sean Taylor has been sentenced to life in prison

According to the Miami Herald,  Jason S. Mitchell, 26 was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Dennis Murphy immediately sentenced him to life prison, the mandatory prison term for first-degree murder. Mitchell is the second man to be convicted in the high-profile shooting of Taylor, a Redskins Pro Bowl defensive...

Washington Redskins | Change the Owner

Can We Focus On The Positive? Well Done, Dan! The fan base in Washington has long suffered through many unsuccessful seasons, endured ticket price hikes, and continues to deal with a less than desirable game day experience.  The frustration with ownership grows stronger with each season. For purposes of this post, I must tell you, I'm not a Redskins fan. For those of...

Here’s The Powerful Anti-Redskins Ad That Will Air During The NBA Finals

This minute-long commercial calling for the change of the Washington Redskins name will air in seven cities during Game 3 of the NBA Finals tonight. The powerful anti-Redskins ad was produced by the National Congress of American Indians before this year’s Super Bowl, but will finally see major audience viewership thanks to a California tribe’s funding. The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation...

How Sean Taylor’s gruesome death changed everything

Justice came seven years late for Sean Taylor’s family, friends and fans. A Miami-Dade County jury found Jason Mitchell guilty of murder for Tailor’s death. Mitchell is the convicted ringleader of the gang that burgled Taylor’s home and fatally shot him when he confronted them in defense of his family. News reports of this trial described details Taylor’s death more than...

Anti-Redskins ad will air during the NBA Finals (Video)

According to the Washington Post,  a Native American tribe in California has paid for an anti-Redskins commercial to be aired during game three of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night. A California tribe has paid for the anti-Redskins advertisement “Proud to Be” to run in seven major cities during halftime. The airing marks the first time the ad, which initially appeared online...

Anti-Redskins Ad To Air During NBA Finals

An anti-Washington Redskins ad is going to run during Game 3 of the NBA Finals and I’m sure Dan Snyder won’t be too happy about it. I think it’s safe to say that the argument that “Indians don’t care about the Redskins nickname” is dead in the water. [YouTube] The post Anti-Redskins Ad To Air During NBA Finals appeared first on Diehardsport.

Champ Bailey: Washington Redskins Team Name Is ‘Like The N-Word’

The Washington Redskins and owner Daniel Snyder have refused to change their team’s name and insisted it’s not racist. One Snyder’s best former players strongly disagrees. New Orleans Saints cornerback Champ Bailey, whom the Redskins selected in the first round of the 1999 NFL draft, had some strong words on Tuesday when asked if his former team should change its name....

An anti-Redskins commercial will air during Game 3 of the NBA Finals

The firestorm over a potential Washington Redskins name change is going to be thrown in front of a national audience during Game 3 of the NBA Finals. An abbreviated version of the below commercial will air in seven markets on Tuesday. The markets that will see the ad are Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco, and of course, Washington. I’m sure this...

VIDEO: Anti-Redskins ad to play during NBA Finals

While Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder maintains that the team’s name “Redskins” is a ‘badge of honor” and proclaiming that he’d never change the name, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation paid for a television ad to run in seven major markets denouncing the name of the Washington NFL team name. The ad itself according to For […]

Champ Bailey: Redskins should change name, Dan Snyder making it worse

Champ Bailey, one of the greatest cornerbacks to ever play for the Washington Redskins, is one of the many people who believe it is time for his former team to be the Redskins no more. During an interview with Jarrett Bell of USA Today, Bailey equated the term “Redskins” to the N-word for black people. […]

‘Change the Mascot’ Ad aimed at Redskins to air during Game 3 of NBA Finals

A minute-long commercial is set to air nationally during Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is paying for the ad, created by the National Congress of American Indians. Targeted at the Washington Redskins and the team’s use of the word “Redskins” that is deemed offensive by some, the ad was [...]

Champ Bailey Believes Redskins Should Change Their Name

Champ Bailey is probably one of the top-10 Washington Redskins players of all-time. He only played five seasons in Washington, but earned Pro Bowl nods his final four seasons before being traded to the Denver Broncos for Clinton Portis.  So when Bailey, now a member of the New Orleans Saints, speaks out on the Redskins’ name controversy, we might want to listen. After all, he...

Champ Bailey Compares Word “Redskins” To N*gger

  The controversy over the term ‘Redskin’ seems to grow more and more as the days go on. Now NFL Vet Champ Bailey has spoken out about the offensive term. Bailey was actually drafted by the Redskins, but then traded to the Broncos. Bailey is certainly not the only one who views the term as racially offensive, time will tell what Dan Snyder chooses to do. [ProFootballZone]
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