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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...

Trump Says Washington Football Team Should Keep 'Redskins' Name

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 10.05.2015 | Sports

Donald Trump believes Washington's NFL franchise should keep the "Redskins" name that has grown into a major source of controversy in recent years. "H...

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...

Beneath the Debate of the Washington 'Redskins' Name is an Underlying Truth: The Vast Majority of Americans Have a Limited -- and Often Mistaken -- Understanding of Native American History

National Museum of the American Indian | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics
National Museum of the American Indian

The controversy surrounding the Washington football team name is in some ways a bellwether. Americans do not know enough about our shared history even to be properly offended at the lack of an inclusive narrative that illuminates the history of this continent in all of its complexity.

Shunning the Washington Nothings

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 10.24.2014 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Until the time comes when the NFL, or the sponsors, or others in positions of power convince or coerce Mr. Snyder into changing the team's nickname, we are left with the moral power of shunning.

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.

5 Players On The Spot In Week 6

Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Let's take a look at some players that will be vital to the success of their teams on Saturday. Illinois ...

Is The Pac-12 The Best Conference In College Football?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.04.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The SEC has ruled the landscape of college football for seven years by producing seven straight national champions. And yet, while the Alabama's, LSU's and Georgia's of the world continue their impressive runs, it is the Pac-12 that may just be the best conference in college football today.

Redskins? How About The 'Redtails'?

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.01.2013 | DC

Hail to the Redtails! Hail victory! Ambiguous species with rose-tinted rear appendage or Tuskegee Airmen on the warpath! Fight for old D.C.! Tha...

Apple Cup 2009: Washington, Washington State Face Off

Yahoo! Sports | TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

They might not be the joke of rivalry matchups this season, but the 2009 version of the Apple Cup on Saturday between Washington and Washington State ...