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Dan Snyder Invents His Own Definition For 'Redskin'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.06.2014 | Sports

In his continued quest to defend the name of his NFL franchise, billionaire Daniel Snyder seems to be disagreeing not just with some Native American g...

O'Malley Thinks Washington's NFL Team Should Change Its Name

The Huffington Post | David McCabe | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) -- who is considering a 2016 presidential run -- has joined the growing roster of politicians who think the District...

Amanda Terkel

How The Washington Football Team Creates A Hostile Environment For Native American Students | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Much of the debate over whether to keep the Washington football team's name has centered around whether it's actually offensive to Nativ...

Redskins Owner Dan Snyder and Donald Sterling: What's the Big Difference?

Jasbir Kaur Bawa | Posted 08.23.2014 | Black Voices
Jasbir Kaur Bawa

America in 2014 typically condemns racist behavior in the sports world -- just look at what happened to Donald Sterling. However, we've stood idly by for decades when the object of the racism is Native Americans.

Jason Linkins

Native American Tribe To Air Anti-Redskins Ad During NBA Finals | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

On Monday, we learned that Washington, D.C.'s National Football League team had hired a group of lobbyists -- specifically, McGuireWoods Consulting --...

'Racial Slur': 50 Senators Urge NFL To Change Washington Redskins' Name

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

Fifty senators have signed a letter urging NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to change the name of the Washington Redskins football team, citing the NBA'...

More Pressure On Dan Snyder To Change Team's Offensive Name

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said Sunday that Redskins owner Dan Snyder should think about giving his football team a new name. "I think it shoul...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid To NFL: 'Redskins' Is Like Donald Sterling's Racist Rant | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) argued Wednesday that the National Football League should steal a play from the National Bask...

#ContainColbert: Why Satire and Twitter Campaigns Cannot Mix

Crystal Duan | Posted 05.28.2014 | Media
Crystal Duan

The Colbert Report has argued that Colbert's character on the show is simply a conservative, bigoted persona who is simply a comedic archetype. But regardless, the actions of this persona do have repercussions -- intentionally, or unintentionally.

10 Awkward Redskins Moments Since Dan Snyder Bought The Team

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Mike Shanahan called it a "circus atmosphere." He didn't have to. Washington Redskins fans already know the drill...

Redskins Controversy: High School Kids Understand Better Than Daniel Snyder

Steve Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Steve Young

This is not about which side is right. This is a lesson on how to approach differences. In this case, the Neshaminy kids took into consideration the opposing view. The billionaire NFL owner is just a bore.

The Washington Greenskins

Josh Lipsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Josh Lipsky

What about the day when I teach my child about our local team? When they ask me, "Daddy, what's a Redskin?", can I spin out a tale of tradition and pride and then simultaneously try to teach them about diversity and tolerance? I'm not as talented as Dan Snyder.

The False Binary of the 'Redskins' Controversy

Gyasi Ross | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Gyasi Ross

Changing the Redskins name won't put food on one Indian kid's plate; it won't give one Native person a job in our economically vulnerable homelands. Those are facts. But that shouldn't be the test -- Native people shouldn't be forced to choose between living or racial discrimination.

REPORTS: Redskins Owner Meeting With NFL

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.29.2013 | Sports

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder will be meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss the ongoing controversy surrounding the name of hi...

Hail to the... Yids?

Isaac Butler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Isaac Butler

A loose campaign is afoot to pressure the Washington Redskins into changing their name. At least on an ethical front, the decision is a no-brainer. I'm trying to imagine a world in which Jews, the ethnic group to which both myself and Redskins owner Daniel Snyder belong, were represented the same way.

'Sambo' Versus 'Redskin'

Stampp Corbin | Posted 12.22.2013 | Sports
Stampp Corbin

The current Washington name is an embarrassment to the city of D.C and beyond, as well at the NFL. Can you imagine the NFL or owners would keep the name if 25 percent of the players in the NFL were Native American? Talk about tyranny of the majority.

Name Controversy Not Just Skin Deep

John P. David | Posted 12.14.2013 | Sports
John P. David

The Washington Redskins, a longstanding National Football League team, faces pressure to change its name by parties as disparate as President Barack Obama, the Oneida Indian Nation and shock jock Howard Stern.

Roger Goodell Seems To Think Dan Snyder 'Wants To Do The Right Thing'

AP | SCHUYLER DIXON | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas -- ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he believes Washington owner Daniel Snyder is "way down the road" in...

Redskins Owner Defends Team Name AGAIN

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.10.2013 | Sports

As calls for change to the name of the Redskins continue to grow louder, franchise owner Dan Snyder has once again publicly defended the nickname. In ...

Another Reason to Change the Name of the Washington Football Team

Jillian Berman | Posted 08.31.2013 | DC
Jillian Berman

My parents raised me with two very important values: Always root for Washington sports teams and respect others. Oddly enough these two seemingly disparate things have been coming into conflict recently.


Posted 05.10.2013 | Sports

The Washington Redskins will remain the Washington Redskins as long as Dan Snyder owns the team. Despite recent calls for a change, Snyder insists tha...

Redskins Name Change Saga Takes A New Turn

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.06.2013 | DC

When nonbinding resolutions aren't enough, try asking nicely. D.C. Councilmember David Grosso (I-At large) sent a letter to Washington Redskins own...

Jason Linkins

New Abramoff Book Details Relationship With Redskins Owner Dan Snyder | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

Jack Abramoff is best known as a disgraced former lobbyist who was convicted in 2006 on charges related to a massive public corruption probe that resu...

Jason Linkins

NFL Owner Drops Lawsuit Against Newspaper | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.10.2011 | Media

The Washington City Paper reports tonight that Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, who had been pursuing legal action against the paper for an artic...

Jason Linkins

Dan Snyder Has Never Read The Article He Is Suing Over | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.09.2011 | Media

As readers may be aware, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has, for the better part of the year, been in a legal brouhaha with the Washington City ...