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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 thei...

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 yea...

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

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.25.2015 | 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 assesse...

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 05.05.2015 | 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.

Coach Leaves Boise State For Washington

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 12.06.2013 | Sports

SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Petersen is headed to Washington after finally being persuaded to leave Boise State. Petersen agreed to become the Huskies' ne...

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.

'The Dawgfather' Dies

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 10.21.2013 | Sports

SEATTLE -- SEATTLE (AP) — Don James arrived in Seattle in the mid-1970s as an unknown. He built a Hall of Fame coaching career, turning the Universi...

No. 2 Oregon Beats Down On Rival

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports

SEATTLE -- SEATTLE (AP) — Marcus Mariota was finally forced to take a fourth-quarter snap for Oregon. He was just as good as he was in the first thr...

Stanford Coach Fires Back At Pac-12 Rival

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 10.09.2013 | Sports

STANFORD, Calif. -- STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford's David Shaw is one of the most mild-mannered coaches in college football. He rarely shows emot...

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...

Washington Star Tight End Arrested

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | Sports

SEATTLE — Seattle police say University of Washington standout tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was arrested for suspicion of driving under the...

Boise State, Washington To Meet In Las Vegas Bowl

AP | By TODD DVORAK | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Las Vegas Bowl will have a Northwest flavor as Washington and No. 20 Boise State square off for just the second time in the ...

Cougars Rally For Apple Cup Win

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 11.23.2012 | Sports

PULLMAN, Wash. -- Andrew Furney kicked a 27-yard field goal on Washington State's first possession of overtime, and the Cougars overcame an 18-point d...

Redd, Defense Lead No. 11 Trojans

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 12.13.2012 | Sports

SEATTLE — Anthony Brown blocked a punt and returned it 21 yards for a touchdown, Jawanza Starling forced a key fumble, and No. 11 USC overcame a...

No 2 Ducks Keep Up Streak Against Rival

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. -- Marcus Mariota threw for 198 yards and four touchdowns, including two TD strikes to tight end Colt Lyerla, and No. 2 Oregon beat No. 2...

Wahington Rallies To Stun No. 8 Stanford

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

SEATTLE -- Since taking on the rebuilding of Washington's program, no loss seemed more disheartening to Steve Sarkisian than the beating provided by S...

No. 8 Stanford Shocked

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

SEATTLE -- All night, Steve Sarkisian felt if he could just get the ball past the first, stout wave of Stanford's defense, the opportunity was there f...

Remember The Alamo Bowl! Baylor Outlasts Washington In Thriller

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 02.28.2012 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO — If that really was Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III's final college game, what an incredible way to go out. Just ask him....


AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Jake Locker engineered a long drive to set up Erik Folk's 32-yard field goal as time expired, and Washington upset No. 18 Southern...

USC Admits Making BASELESS Accusations At Competitors

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Southern California has apologized to Florida, Alabama, Washington, Oregon and Fresno State for accusing those schools of breaking NCAA rules by conta...

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 ...