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Monday, November 24, 2014

Articles tagged: Washington Redskins

NY Daily News will no longer use Redskins nickname or logo

The New York Daily News announced on Thursday that it will no longer be using the Washington Redskins team logo or nickname in its print and online publications. “Enormously popular and deeply ingrained in sporting culture, the Redskins name is a throwback to a vanished era of perniciously casual racial attitudes,” the Daily News said…Read More

Mike Carey avoided refereeing Redskins games because of team name

The Washington Redskins team name debate may have emerged as a hot topic over the last year, but there are plenty of people who have had a problem with the racist undertones associated with the nickname for years. Former NFL referee Mike Carey is one of them. Carey, who recently retired after 19 seasons as…Read More

Mike Ditka bashes liberals, thinks Redskins name debate is stupid

Mike Ditka is as old school as they come, so it’s probably no surprise that he believes the Washington Redskins should keep their nickname. But what is surprising is how strongly he feels about the subject and why. Ditka did an interview with Redskins Historian Mike Richman this month and his comments received publicity after…Read More

Tony Dungy, Phil Simms will try not to use word ‘Redskins’

Most major television networks have left it up to their television personalities on whether they want to use the term “Redskins” this season or not. With increasing pressure from politicians and other influential groups, the Washington Redskins seem destined to change their nickname at some point. The process might be accelerated if people just stop…Read More

Bad News Barrett calls Redskins ‘racist’ in Washington, D.C. (Video)

Bad News Barrett played the role of classic WWE heel on Monday night in the nation’s capital. During the “Monday Night Raw” broadcast in Washington, D.C., Barrett taunted the audience about the Washington Redskins and their offensive nickname. Before his match against Dolph Ziggler, Barrett referred to the Redskins as a “racist, constantly losing NFL…Read More

US Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins’ trademark

In a major development that could very well lead to the end of the Washington Redskins’ franchise name as we know it, the United States Patent and Trademark Office ruled on Wednesday that the Redskins’ federal trademark has been cancelled. The ruling was made on the ground that the team name is “disparaging to Native…Read More

Anti-Redskins commercial to air during NBA Finals (Video)

A commercial that will lobby for the Washington Redskins to change their name is set to air in seven major cities during halftime of Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night. The airtime was purchased by the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, a tribe based in California. According to the Washington Post, the tribe…Read More

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