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Michael Irvin gives nuanced take on Washington team name change

We’re reaching critical mass now when it comes to changing the Washington football team nickname. But whether you’re on the side of Daniel Snyder/Sarah Palin/Mike Ditka, or you’re on the other side with Phil Simms/Greg Gumbel/Washington Post/Christine Brennan/Bill Simmons/Tony Dungy/Dave Zirin/Kansas City Star/U.S. Patent Office…well you get the idea….the point is, you...
Via The Sports Bank
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sarah Palin backs Mike Ditka in Redskins name controversy

In what seems like the greatest Saturday Night Live sketch never written, Sarah Palin has leaped to the support of Mike Ditka in a battle against the forces of darkness threatening to strip the Washington Redskins of their team name. Now, you're probably sick of hearing about the Redskins name battle, and we get that. So we'll give you two choices regarding this article...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sarah Palin Backs Mike Ditka In Redskins Name Topic

Sarah Palin makes headlines and adds her two cents when it comes to the naming of the Redskins.  Mike Dikta was very vocal when it came to the topic of the Washington Redskins name. He said: “This is so stupid it’s appalling, and I hope that owner keeps fighting for it and never changes it, because the Redskins are part of an American football history, and it should never be...
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sarah Palin sides with Mike Ditka in Redskins name debate

Sarah Palin has weighed in on the Washington Redskins nickname debate, and unsurprisingly the former Alaska governor and vice president nominee sides with Mike Ditka in believing the nickname should stay. Palin shared her thoughts on the nickname after being inspired by political commentator Rush Limbaugh, who predicted that Ditka could be fired by ESPN […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: RGIII’s weakness; Obstacles; Controversial Ditka

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Washington Redskins this week. Washington Redskins - What is RGIII’s biggest weakness, and why might it be his downfall? (READ) - What are the five biggest hurdles the Redskins will have to overcome this year? (READ) - Is the NFL biased against the Redskins? (READ) - Mike Ditka...
Via cover32 - Redskins
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Warning: “Asshat of the Week” May Be Too Offensive for Bears Fans

WARNING: If you happen to be of those unfortunate Bears fans trapped in 1985 because your DeLorean time machine is incapable of generating the 1.21 gigawatts required to return to the present, please stop reading now. At the conclusion of each week, Sports Mockery will select one lucky sports personality who inappropriately utilized their previous work week to fulfill his or her...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why does Washington nickname debate have to be framed as liberals vs. conservatives?

In his poorly-worded diatribe about the Washington nickname, Mike Ditka threw out this statement: “We’re going to let the liberals of the world run this world?” Indeed, whenever I write about the debate over whether to keep the name, I often get tweets or comments saying all the fuss is due to a bunch of liberals. In responding to a post this week about Phil Simms’ stand...
Via Sherman Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL Referee refused to officiate Washington Redskin games

Yesterday, Mike Ditka went off on all those “liberals” who are arguing for a name change, and today, former 19-year NFL referee, and current CBS TV analyst, Mike Carey has come out as one of those politically-correct “liberals.” Apparently, back in 2006, Carey, who was the first African-American to referee a Super Bowl, decided that he would no longer officiate Redskin games...
Via cover32 - Redskins
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka: “What are you going to call them, a Brownskin?”

Until now, the narrative surrounding the Redskins nickname debate has been relatively one-sided as person after person in the NFL and media worlds come out in opposition to the name.  With the news that prominent NFL television commentators like Tony Dungy and Phil Simms will attempt to boycott the name this season, the mainstream quest to change the name is gaining even more steam...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka: Redskins name debate is “stupid” and “appalling”

Former NFL head coach Mike Ditka isn’t a fan of the entire Redskins name debate. “This is so stupid it’s appalling,” Ditka told the website redskinshistorian.com, via SportingNews.com, “and I hope that owner keeps fighting for it and never changes it, because the Redskins are part of an American football history, and it should never be anything but the Washington Redskins...
Via Pro Football Zone
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka’s controversial take on the Redskins name and why he’s so wrong

At this point Mike Ditka has become that one uncle who comes over every Christmas and makes you buy earmuffs for your children. He says what he wants, whether it’s controversial, hilarious or, maybe in this case, slightly racist. In an interview with Mike Richman of RedskinsHistorian.com, Ditka made his opinion on the Redskins name controversy very clear, if not a little too clear...
Via cover32 - Redskins
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka ‘admires’ Redskins owner for sticking with racist team name

Via Guyism
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka Is Tired Of Political Correctness

Da' Coach thinks the Washington Redskins should keep their name and vows to continue to using the name. DITKA!
Via Cold Hard Football Facts
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka: Redskins Name Debate Caused By ‘Political Correct Idiots’

Mike Ditka has heard the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins’ nickname, and quite frankly, he’s had enough. The ESPN analyst and former Chicago Bears coach recently sat down for an interview with Mike Richman of RedskinsHistorian.com and was asked what he thought about growing movement that demands the team’s nickname be changed. He did not hold back. “What...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka bashes liberals, thinks Redskins name debate is stupid

Mike Ditka is as old school as they come, so it’s probably no surprise that he believes the Washington Redskins should keep their nickname. But what is surprising is how strongly he feels about the subject and why. Ditka did an interview with Redskins Historian Mike Richman this month and his comments received publicity after […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka calls Redskins name debate 'stupid' and 'appalling'

The debate over whether the name of Washington's NFL team is an insult is "stupid" and the people who oppose it are "asinine,'' according to legendary coach, broadcaster and Hall of Fame player Mike Ditka. "This is so stupid it’s appalling,'' Ditka, now an ESPN analyst, told the website redskinshistorian.com, "and I hope that owner...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka Goes To Bat For Dan Snyder And The Washington Redskins’ Team Name

The name of the Washington Redskins has come under fire and it has even led some announcers to say that they’ll avoid saying the team name altogether, including Phil Simms. However others plan on using the team’s name as they have in the past. Mike Ditka went so far as to call the whole controversy surrounding Washington’s name “stupid” and “appalling”. “What’s...
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka Weighs in on Washington Redskins’ Team Name Debate

Mike Ditka Weighs in on Washington Redskins’ Team Name Debate According to broadcaster, coach and Hall of Famer Mike Ditka, he claims the debate on whole Washington Redskins team name between those who oppose it to those who support it is just “stupid“. Mike Ditka says doesn't get 'stink' over … The post Mike Ditka Weighs in on Washington Redskins’ Team Name...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka On Redskins: ‘What Are You Going To Call Them, A Brownskin?”

Mike Ditka stirred the pot with his Washington Redskins comments, even using the term "Brownskin."
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka's misguided remarks about Redskins name change

Mike Ditka isn’t one to be shy about his opinions, here is what he thinks of the Redskins name controversy via The Sporting News. “This is so stupid it’s appalling,” Ditka, now an ESPN analyst, told the website redskinshistorian.com, “and I hope that owner keeps fighting for it and never changes it, because the Redskins are part of an American football history, and it should...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ditka Still a Household Name

When Chicago Bears fans reminisce on their favorite Bears memories or their favorite parts of Bears history, Mike Ditka may always find his was into the mix. Whether it was his rough and tough stint as a tight-end under legendary coach and owner George Halas or his transcending championship resume as the team’s head coach, Ditka’s name will always remain relevant to the city...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Giving The Finger Gets Meme Treatment

Johnny Manziel saluting the Washington Redskins with a middle finger during last night’s MNF game has gotten even more funny. Thanks to the efforts of @SBNationGIF, @NotSportsCenter, @celebrityhottub and @StoolMilmore, Manziel’s finger got the meme treatment as seen below: Mike Ditka answers Johnny Finger. pic.twitter.com/jmHbomHX3T — SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) August...
Via Diehardsport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Chicago Bears give Naughty by Nature the training camp treatment

The Chicago Bears have a long and proud history as an NFL franchise. Part of that tradition includes music videos featuring team members. The Super bowl Shuffle became a national sensation when Mike Ditka’s Bears won it all in 1985. Today we are proud to present the next edition of that great legacy. Former WWE wrestler and Chicago native D-Lo Brown posted this Youtube video to...
Via cover32 - Bears
16 days ago  |  Discuss

America’s Game: 1985 Chicago Bears

A year that will always warm the souls of die-hard Chicago Bears fans is the year of 1985. The reason why this year has such a special place in the hearts of Bears fans is because it was the year that the Bears won their only Super Bowl championship. The Mike Ditka led Bears went 15-1 in arguably one of the most successful seasons in NFL history. They managed to defeat New England...
Via Sports Mockery
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Peacock Killer Looks Exactly Like Mike Ditka

Somebody’s killing peacocks in Rolling Hills Estates, California. The search is on for the peacock killer, but based on all the replies to this tweet, I’m afraid all tips are going to lead to one man: Police are asking for the public’s help to find a peacock killer in Rolling Hills Estates http://t.co/1MDsT4rfOi pic.twitter.com/U1WYFHX1cf — NBC Los Angeles (@NBCLA) July 24...
Via The Sideline
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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