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Redskins' Thanksgiving Tweet Is More Awkward Than Anything At Your Family Gathering

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 11.27.2014 | Sports

In case you missed it: The NFL team whose name is a dictionary-defined racial slur for Native Americans tweeted out a cheery Thanksgiving greeting. ...

Here Is Why 'Redskins' Shouldn't Be Heard On Television

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.29.2014 | Sports

In just 30 seconds, a new video powerfully states its case for changing the controversial nickname of the NFL's Washington Redskins -- and banning it ...

FCC Considering Move To Ban Washington Redskins Nickname

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2014 | Sports

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to punish broadcasters f...

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.

FCC Head: Redskins Name Is 'Offensive And Derogatory'

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the Washington Redskins nickname is "offensive and derogatory." FCC Chairm...

Another Major Newspaper Drops 'Redskins' Name

AP | Posted 09.04.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the nation's largest newspapers says it will no longer use the name Redskins when writing about Washington's NFL team. The D...

Shadee Ashtari

Marco Rubio: It Is Dan Snyder's 'Right To Keep' Controversial NFL Team Name

HuffingtonPost.com | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

Daniel Snyder, the owner of Washington's NFL team, "should in no way be forced" to change its controversial name, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) argued dur...

Report: ESPN's Monday Night Football Reporter Will Not Say 'Redskins'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 09.02.2014 | Sports

Another member of the media has decided to stop using the controversial nickname of Washington, D.C.'s NFL team on the air. Lisa Salters, ESPN's sidel...

ESPN Wades Into 'Redskins' Name Controversy

Awful Announcing | Posted 08.25.2014 | Sports

By Ken Fang, Awful Announcing As we approach the 2014 NFL regular season, one of the stories is which announcer is going to say “Redskins” and ...

The Redskins' Hometown Paper Bans The Name

AP | Posted 08.22.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington's football team the "Redskins" on its editorial page. The paper's editor...

Dan Snyder Invents His Own Definition For 'Redskin'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.06.2014 | Sports

In his continued quest to defend the name of his NFL franchise, billionaire Daniel Snyder seems to be disagreeing not just with some Native American g...

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...

Virginia Lawmakers Are Forming A 'Redskins Pride Caucus'

AP | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three Virginia state lawmakers are forming a "Redskins Pride Caucus" to defend the Washington, D.C.-based football team that's ...

Emily Swanson

The Most Popular Alternative Name For The Washington Football Team Is...

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most people don't think the Washington Redskins should change the team's name, but if the team ever decides to do the decent thing, Amer...

Jon Stewart Destroys Washington Redskins' "Tradtion" Argument For Keeping Name

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.20.2014 | Sports

Jon Stewart took on the Washington Redskins trademark ruling that came down earlier this week, in which the U.S. Patent Office ruled that the team's n...

WATCH: John Oliver Tackles Redskins' Name, Destroys Team Owner

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports

Last week, California's Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation released an ad calling out the Washington Redskins for the football team's continued use of its contr...

Redskins' Attempt Troll Their Critics On Twitter Did NOT Go Well

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

The Washington Redskins' official Twitter account tried a new social media strategy on Thursday: trolling Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). ...

Redskins Are Still Insisting Team Name Is 'Respectful'

AP | Posted 05.24.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Redskins President Bruce Allen said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Saturday that the football team's nickname...

'Racial Slur': 50 Senators Urge NFL To Change Washington Redskins' Name

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

Fifty senators have signed a letter urging NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to change the name of the Washington Redskins football team, citing the NBA'...

State Lawmakers Announce Resolution Calling On Sports Teams To Ban Racial Slurs

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Following Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s lifetime ban from the NBA for making racist comments about African-Americans, four New York s...

Redskins Owner Thinks Critics Of Name Should 'Focus On Reality'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Sports

In the words of Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, the name of his NFL franchise is "not an issue" for Native Americans. The 49-year-old billionair...

Harry Reid Predicts The Redskins Will Change Their Name Soon

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) believes the Washington Redskins will change their controversial name within the next three years. "I ca...

Redskins GM Leans On GOP Consultants To Deflect 'Ignorant' Questions About Team's Name

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Washington Redskins General Manager Bruce Allen worked with a group of GOP consultants on how to push back against a campaign to change the football t...

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...

Redskins Name Debate Follows Team To Minnesota

AP | Posted 11.07.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's governor and the mayor of Minneapolis both say the Washington Redskins should change the team's name. ...