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The Washington Redskins organization is picking a new name.
The NFL team formerly known as the Washington Redskins will take the upcoming season to decide on its next name.
The article describes the team's training camp in Richmond as "a hotbed of improper activity," centering around the Tobacco Company restaurant, which was across the street from the team hotel, the Omni.
Two youth football teams named after the Washington Redskins will follow the pro team's lead and change their name in the coming months.
“Personally, I’m opposed to the name Redskins. It comes from some pretty horrendous origins. But once you change it, everybody else is going to want other teams, like the Chiefs or the Braves or the Indians, to change. I’ve never really been a huge advocate for those other teams to change.”
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Snyder is grappling with losing more than just his team's name. He's witnessing an erosion of his inner circle at a crucial moment for the franchise.
Facing the prospect of litigation, the team may find it easier to cut a check to make the problem go away, even if trademark experts agree they would ultimately prevail in a courtroom.
Civil rights protests seem to happen on a regular cycle in the United States, and prioritizing superficial fixes over systemic change merely resets that clock.
Gov. Ralph Northam has joined the growing calls for the Washington Redskins to change their name.
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The first major domino was an erosion of support from other NFL owners, an insular group of 31 of the country's wealthiest men who are loath to criticize one another, lest that criticism someday be returned.
FedEx CEO Frederick Smith is a minority owner of the team, and has fended off similar attempts at a corporate position in the past.
Ryan Kerrigan’s gym in Northern Virginia was closed most of the spring, leaving him with few options to stay fit.
Terry McLaurin started his offseason workouts three days after the Super Bowl, which some people told him was too soon. Let your body rest, th…
In a turn of events that would have been seen as laughable just a year ago, the Washington Redskins football team has emerged as one of the NFL's most progressive voices on the issue of police brutality.
The Washington Redskins have traditionally kept four running backs on their roster. Entering this season's training camp, they'll have six with a legitimate claim at a roster spot.
The Washington Redskins, offseason has looked to Adrian Peterson, from his home in Texas, like the smartest in the three years he has been wit…
Former Liberty wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden announced Wednesday he tested positive for the novel coronavirus prior to the NFL Draft but made a full recovery in time for the Washington Redskins to select him in the fourth round.
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Actor Matthew McConaughey, a longtime Redskins fan, dropped by the team broadcast to give his thoughts. He said he endorsed the offseason hiring of Rivera, who he believes will bring consistency to Washington.