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Report: Redskins urged by major group to change team name

The Washington Redskins team name controversy will be something that never ends unless owner Dan Snyder decides to quit being selfish and ruthless, and to give up and change the name so that everyone is happy. Many people have lobbied for the name change, and the mayor of Washington doesn’t even support the name. Still, Snyder has shown no intention of changing it. Now, according...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins owner Dan Snyder ignored economist’s NFL Draft advice

There are a lot of people who believe that Dan Snyder of the Washington Redskins is one of the worst owners in the league. This next story isn’t going to help his case. According to a report by Ben Ross in the DC Sun-Times, Snyder once sought out the help of economist Richard Thaler to ask his advice on the NFL Draft. Snyder ignored his advice: “Thaler allegedly told Snyder to...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser refuses to say Redskins; Posturing, wants meeting with Dan Snyder

Alex Hoegler writes that DC mayor, Muriel Bowser, "trolled the team hard by not referring to them as the “Redskins” during a conference, per According to the report, Bowser finds the name offensive and apparently prefers to speak to owner Dan Snyder about it."The AP's Ben Nuckols (how great a name is that?) adds:Emails obtained by The Associated Press through a public...
Via Bob's Blitz
21 days ago  |  Discuss

DC mayor trolls Washington Redskins name, Dan Snyder

There has been plenty of controversy arising as to whether or not the Washington Redskins should keep their name or change it, as many cite it as racist and offensive to Native Americans. The DC mayor, Muriel Bowser, trolled the team hard by not referring to them as the “Redskins” during a conference, per According to the report, Bowser finds the name offensive and...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

FCC declares that 'Redskins' is not obscene

In the latest saga involving the controversial Washington Redskins name, the Federal Communication Commission has declared the term “Redskins” is not obscene, according to Maya Rhodan of Time. Professor John Banzhaf of George Washington University submitted a petition for the FCC to refuse a license renewal to WWXX-FM,  a Virginia-based sports radio station, based on its repeating...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

FCC Chairman: Washington nickname 'inappropriate today'

This could very well end up being the nail in the coffin for the Washington Redskins as we know it. The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is now considering banning the Redskins name and whether to punish broadcasters who use the term. Reuters is reporting that the FCC received a petition on behalf of a legal activist to take actions in guaranteeing that the team name is no...
Via Sportsnaut
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant gets game ball from Redskins owner

It’s hardly surprising that Kevin Durant is a pretty passionate fan of D.C. sports. He hails from nearby Rockville, Md., and often professes his love for the pro sports teams he grew up watching. Durant was in attendance last Sunday for the Washington Redskins’ 41-10 drubbing of the awful Jacksonville Jaguars. Clad in a RG3 […] The post Dan Snyder sends Kevin Durant game ball...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Snyder: New Redskins stadium in the works

Redskins owner Dan Synder told CSN Washington Wednesday that they have “started the process” of planning a new stadium. “Whether it’s Washington, D.C., whether it’s another stadium in Maryland, whether it’s a stadium in Virginia, we’ve started the process,” Snyder said. “We are going to push forward. We’ve started meeting with architectural firms. We are in...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Snyder discusses meaning of 'Redskins' name

The Washington Redskins’ team name has generated its fair share of controversy, but team owner Daniel Snyder has always made his stance on the issue very clear. Snyder recently spoke with former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley, who now co-hosts ESPN 980’s radio show “The Drive,” and as you might expect, the owner had nothing but positive things to say about his team’s polarizing...
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Daniel Snyder’s playing way out of his league

While Dan Snyder is embroiled in the midst of a discrimination controversy that doesn’t seem to be dissipating any time soon, at least he gets to go home every night to his wife Tanya, who’s way out of his league–but hey, good for him. That said, Tanya is by no means just a pretty face. She has become an extraordinary role model in D.C. and across the United States, acting...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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