Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan is criticizing a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision disallowing the Washington Redskins’ nickname because it is “disparaging.”
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he won’t attend a Washington Redskins home game until the football team changes its name.
The Army private who was tried and convicted as Bradley Edward Manning for leaking U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks is petitioning a Kansas court for a name change, to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.
Maryland’s Senate president says the state government shouldn’t push the Washington Redskins to change their name.
When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.
Or should I say “That’s just Ron being Metta World Peace?” Ron Artest of the L.A. Lakers has filed the paperwork to officially change his name to Metta World Peace. I’m not sure this is the craziest thing Artest has ever done, but I wanted to take a look back at a few things and let you decide.
Tronster Hartley isn’t just a nickname for a Baltimore area game designer. That’s the legal name of the Parkville resident so infatuated with the 1982 science fiction film as a child that he legally changed his name from Todd Hartley when he grew up.