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According to USA Today Sports, Tanya Snyder, the wife of Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder will receive the American Cancer Society Mother of the Year Award.
“I can say, being one of four girls, sorry to say, the most flat-chested of all four, so I was never supposed to be able to have cancer,” she said. “So that was kind of the joke. They always said to me, ‘You would never have to worry about it. You don’t have enough to have cancer.’ ”
Her husband and his publicist laughed nervously at that in the midst of a phone interview with USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday afternoon. “Hush, guys,” she admonished them. Then, back to her sisters’ long-ago gibes: “So, that’s a myth.”
Tanya Snyder was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008. She had surgeries to remove the cancer, recovered fully and has emerged as the voice of the NFL on breast cancer awareness, a grassroots effort she’d begun nearly a decade before her diagnosis.
Wednesday she will receive the American
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With more and more pressure seemingly mounting for the Redskins to change the name of their team, their owner has come out more defiant as ever.
Since Dan Snyder bought the Redskins in 1999, there have been many solid draft selections to go along with the questionable ones as well. Since Mike Shanahan and Bruce Allen have taken over draft duties, Skins fans have had sort of a relief in trusting the guys in charge as opposed to most of the Vinny Cerrato era. Regardless of who has been making the selections, there has been...
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was asked if he would ever consider changing the name of his team.
“We will never change the name of the team,” Snyder told USA TODAY Sports this week. “As a lifelong Redskins fan, and I think that the Redskins fans understand the great tradition and what it’s all about and what it means, so we feel pretty fortunate to be just working...
For years there has been a smoldering debate in regards to the Washington D.C. professional football team, and their nickname of the Redskins.
The name which has always been known to demean American Indians and seen as racist, has been cause for great debate in the nation’s capital for years.
It seems that for now, that debate can stop. While having a conversation with USA Today...
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder finally (and likely hesitantly, if history is any indication) addressed the latest round of murmurs surrounding a nickname change for D.C.’s most-storied sports franchise:
“We will never change the name of the team,” Snyder told USA TODAY Sports this week. “As a lifelong Redskins fan, and I think that the Redskins fans understand the...
The public cry for Washington’s NFL team to change its nickname, which many feel is offensive toward Native Americans, has continued to gather steam, but the man ultimately making that decision, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder, remains undeterred.
“We will never change the name of the team,” Snyder told USA Today. “As a lifelong Redskins fan, and I think that the Redskins fans...
With more pressure then ever to change the name of his team, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has strengthened his stance.
“We will never change the name of the team,” Snyder told USA TODAY Sports this week. “As a lifelong Redskins fan, and I think that the Redskins fans understand the great tradition and what it’s all about and what it means, so we feel pretty fortunate...
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Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has made what he and many others would consider an unequivocal statement about the potential change of the Redskins name in the face of a renewed questioning about the name being an Indian racial slur.
Snyder told USA Today in no uncertain terms: "We'll never change the name," he said...
Read the story over at USA TODAY Sports (image via @katzm).
Here's another measuring stick for the popularity of Robert Griffin III. It took him only a few minutes to raise $33,000 for the American Cancer Society.
The Washington Redskins quarterback appeared Wednesday at a luncheon honoring Tanya Snyder, wife of Redskins owner Dan Snyder. Tanya Snyder is a breast cancer survivor, and she received the society's Mother of the Year...
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Check out Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III and his fiancee Rebbeca Liddicoat with Tanya Snyder, wife of Redskins owner Dan Snyder at a At a luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington — RG3 signed his pink cleats as an auction prize. No word on what’s up with Griff’s headbands.-TO
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The Washington Redskins are frequently criticized for their offensive nickname. There has been discussion over the years about the Redskins changing their name. Many teams have been pressured to change their offensive logos and/or nicknames, including another team from the DC — the Washington Bullets, which converted to the Washington Wizards in 1997. But team owner Daniel Snyder...
Robert Griffin III's knee is still feeling fine. His ability to turn a room upside down is better than ever.
The Washington Redskins quarterback made an appearance - and quite an impact - Wednesday at a luncheon for the American Cancer Society. He raised $33,000 in a matter of minutes, more than half of the $60,000 tallied during the auction portion of the fundraiser.