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Washington Football's Trademark Defense Is So Vulgar It's Silly

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.03.2015 | Sports

Washington's football club is facing third and long in their desperate attempt to save their canceled "Redskins" trademark, but alluding to their late...

Fantasy Football Owners Are Freaking Out Over Hurricane Joaquin

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 10.01.2015 | Sports

Hurricane Joaquin will make its way up the East Coast this weekend, threatening homes, businesses and even fantasy football lineups. The NFL has been...

Why Wearing Redface To A Sporting Event Or Anywhere Else Is Wrong

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 04.29.2016 | Sports

American sports fans wearing redface to celebrate their favorite team isn't anything new. Unfortunately, at Thursday night's NFL game between the New ...

DeAngelo Hall Shares 'Mean Joe Green'-Like Moment With Young Fan

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Washington's DeAngelo Hall rewarded a supportive young fan on Thursday night while he was being taken to the locker room to have a toe injury assessed...

Millionaire NFL Running Back Alfred Morris Rides Bike To Work

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.10.2015 | Sports

Washington running back Alfred Morris doesn't have to ride a bike to work. This season, he's scheduled to make over $1.5 million, according to Spotrac...

Washington Coach Takes Heat After Robert Griffin III Concussion

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.26.2015 | Sports

Robert Griffin III, who recently proclaimed that he's the best quarterback in the NFL, must overcome another obstacle to prove it. The Washington quar...

House Bill Would Revoke Washington NFL Team's Trademarks

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) introduced legislation Tuesday that would revoke trademarks for the Washington NFL team for as long as the franchise keeps ...

Republican Brings Controversy Over Washington Football Team's Name Into Virginia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

Republican Ed Gillespie brought the controversy over Washington, D.C.'s, football team name into the Virginia Senate race with an ad that aired during...

An Open Letter To Matthew McConaughey About The Washington Football Team

Migizi Pensoneau | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Migizi Pensoneau

Let me start by saying that I'm a fan. But then you did that interview with GQ. I was more than a little disappointed with the things you had to say about the Washington football team's name and logo, and I think we need to have a talk.

Behind The Scenes Of Our Tense Segment On The Daily Show

Migizi Pensoneau | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
Migizi Pensoneau

"Is that shirt supposed to be funny?" she asked motioning to my satirical "Caucasians" T-shirt. And then she said, "I'll f*cking cut you." This is the part you don't really see in its full glory on the segment.

Liberal Blogger Hired To Defend Redskins From Racism Charges Calls It Quits

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

The Virginia political blogger who was hired to help defend Washington's football team against accusations of racism resigned Monday night, claiming t...

U.S. Patent And Trademark Office Cancels Redskins Trademark

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled six federal trademark registrations for the name "Washington Redskins" on Wednesday on the grounds that ...

What the NFL Doesn't Want You to Think About

Jim Wallis | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports
Jim Wallis

The name of Washington, D.C.'s football team is a racial slur, a racist epithet. The U.S. trademark office agrees; so does the dictionary. But more importantly, Native American people feel it. How important is that to the rest of us? That is the moral question for all of us: Are we going to show respect for our nation's original citizens?

McCain Would 'Probably Change The Name' Of Washington's Football Team

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he would "probably change the name" of Washington, D.C.'s professional football team. During a Friday appearance on...

We're Talkin' 'Bout Character

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 06.02.2014 | Sports
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

I wonder if Desean Jackson could get a good lawyer somewhere? He could see about getting the rest of his 4.8 million 'characters' back from the Eagles. Should there be a price paid for defaming and attacking a guy's reputation?

Reid Weighs In On NFL Controversy

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) weighed in on the controversy surrounding the name of Washington, D.C.'s professional football team, saying...