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Trouble In Shanahan Family?

Posted 12.16.2013 | Sports

There might be some trouble within the Shanahan family. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, Kyle Shanahan, the Redskins offensive coordinator an...

Shanahan Being 'Honest' And 6 Other Reactions To RG3 Getting Benched

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan took 28 minutes on Wednesday to explain to reporters his reasoning behind shutting quarterback Robert Gri...

RG3 Benched

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2013 | Sports

Redskins fans won't be seeing RG3 for a while. Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has decided to bench Robert Griffin III in favor of back-up ...

PHOTOS: Redskins Fans Flee Stadium After Miserable 1st Half

Posted 12.08.2013 | Sports

Understandably, many Redskins fans had apparently seen enough after the first half against the Chiefs at FedEx Field. With the weather poor and the te...

Richie Incognito, Redskins and Racism in the NFL

Gyasi Ross | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports
Gyasi Ross

News flash: football is bullying; let's not romanticize the game and pretend that sportsmanship is a vital part of the game. In fact, that is the game -- to be the better bully than the other guy.

WATCH: Eagles Star Rips Flag From Redskins Fan

Posted 11.18.2013 | Sports

Note to fans attending Eagles games at Lincoln Financial Field in the near future: Do not wave a flag representing the opposing team in front of LeSea...

Here Are The Most Tasteless Mascots You'll See Outside Of A Redskins Game

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.31.2015 | Sports

The Washington Redskins may be the most notable sports team clinging to an offensive name, but they are hardly the only squad in America with a monike...

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.

If We Allow the Name Washington Redskins, Then How About Changing Red Sox to the Boston Micks?

Grant Lyon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Grant Lyon

If the Washington Redskins insist on keeping their name, we could always level the offensive playing field by renaming some other professional sports teams.

Skins, Take a Page From Pollin

Dan_Weiss | Posted 12.31.2013 | Sports
Dan_Weiss

Abe Pollin, may he rest in peace, was particularly sensitive about team names. He owned the Washington professional basketball team that had long been known as the Bullets, when Abe decided to change the name.

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.

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.

Former Redskins Player Calls Troy Aikman 'A Queer'

Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

Former Redskins defensive end Dexter Manley won't be making any further appearances on WTOP radio in Washington D.C. after calling Hall of Fame quarte...

DC Pastors Speak Out For Team's Name Change

Religion News Service | ERIK BRADY | Posted 10.27.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON — The Oneida Indian Nation’s campaign against the Washington pro football club’s team name picked up new supporters this week when mo...

Brandon Marshall Calls Out Redskins Safety

Posted 10.22.2013 | Sports

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall suggested that the NFL might need to take Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather "out of the game completely" after he ma...

Redskins Safety Still Doesn't Know Rules

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.20.2013 | Sports

Brandon Meriweather still doesn't play by the rules regarding illegal hits and it nearly cost Washington against Chicago on Sunday. With Washingto...

Washington Redskins: Snyder Will Change 'Redskins' Name for One Reason Only

Dexter Rogers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

One of the perks of capitalism is to have the ability to name your entity what you wish or carry on a pre-existing one. The ability to name and anoint signifies power and jurisdictional control over that which is named.

PETA Tells Redskins To Keep Name, Change Logo...To A Potato

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.17.2013 | Sports

How can the Washington Redskins keep their name while also satisfying those, like Bob Costas, who say the football team's moniker is "an insult, a slu...

Dan Snyder Does Exactly What Lawyer Says

Posted 10.10.2013 | Sports

Washington Redskins lawyer Lanny Davis was among those not pleased in May when franchise owner Dan Snyder famously said he would "NEVER" change the na...

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Publishes Racially Charged Language Online, Not In Print

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.08.2013 | Media

Warning: This post contains strong language. NEW YORK –- Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank on Tuesday weighed in on the controversy over Was...

Who's The Worst NFL Team So Far?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger thinks he knows which team might be the worst in the NFL so far this season: his. "Right now, you could sa...

Redskins Star Calls Out Broadcaster

Awful Announcing | Posted 09.30.2013 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing The Washington Redskins beat the Oakland Raiders 24-14 on Sunday, and much joy was had in DC. The game was called o...

HOFer: 'It Would Be Wrong' To Change Redskins Name

Posted 09.27.2013 | Sports

Former Washington Redskins head coach and Hall of Famer Joe Gibbs thinks "it would be wrong to change the team’s name." When asked by WNEW’s Ca...

REPORT: Groundbreaking Former NFL Player Cut For Getting Caught With White Woman

Posted 09.27.2013 | Sports

A relative of a former NFL player who was a pioneer for civil rights in sports made a bombshell allegation. David Irons, the nephew of former Reds...

RG3 Lamets 'Sucky Rule' After Fumble

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports

RG3 felt his team needed him to run more following two losses to open the season. Although the Washington QB did manage his longest run of the season ...