Native Americans and other critics of the Redskins' brand have hailed the ruling as the latest sign team owner Dan Snyder will inevitably be forced to drop it.
Professional sports commissioners and team owners should follow President Obama's lead and ban LGBT discrimination on the field and in the locker room, in boardrooms and contracting, among fans and employees -- and they should do it now, in this national month of Gay Pride.
Despite Wednesday's ruling by the U.S Patent and Trademark Office that canceled six federal trademark registrations for the name "Washington Redskins," the question still remains whether or not team owner Daniel Snyder will change the name.
Since Dan Snyder is the face of the Redskins, there is no one else who can lead the team out of this mess -- no PR consultants, no army of lobbyists, no one within the Redskins organization.
1.) Equal Pay for Equal Work I'm all in favor for the "pay" portion of this mantra but... what kind of work are we talking about? Operating a jackha...
In celebration of Father's Day, several members of the Baltimore Ravens discussed parenting and what being a dad means to them. Each touched on the joys and anxieties that go along with fatherhood.
My hometown football team has been under fire for many years for using the derogatory term "redskin" as its team mascot. As it should. Indeed, the stereotype existed long before the football team -- even before football. But where and how do such mean-spirited and distorted caricatures get started?
Every NFL offseason, video game fans from around the United States and beyond await the next installment of EA Sports' Madden NFL video game. However, the "Madden Curse" is a phenomenon that has been risen over the past half-decade.
Instead of leading a coalition of Christian leaders to boycott an NFL team owing to the presence of a single gay man, how much better would it be to see instead devoted followers of Jesus building a coalition who would commit themselves to loving others as Jesus loved?
I had a chance to catch up with Tony Dungy to get some insight on the motivation behind Uncommon Marriage, the keys to the endurance of his own marriage, and how life has been after coaching in the NFL.
On ESPN's First Take, Brandon Marshall - an NFL star athlete - announced that he is pledging 1 million dollars of his new contract to mental health initiatives.
There are times when marginally related events converge and raise questions about issues related to sport. Such a convergence occurred in my corner of...
Fantasy football is right around the corner. The summer months will pass and before you know it people from across the country will be joining frien...
In 1910, the Boy Scouts of America's Handbook of Woodcraft, Scouting, and Life-Craft explained the true nature of a young man by claiming, "The boy fr...
Fresh from tentatively settling the class action lawsuit based on the concussions suffered by its players, the National Football League faces a new challenge that promises to cause the League migraines for years to come.
The Rams choosing Michael Sam was the door opening. Sam became the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team. But, what about sports culture? And what about the way that football players are allowed to be public men in this country?