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Voice Of The Fan: Top Sports Stories Of The Week Of June 16, 2014

Welcome to the Voice Of The FAN Blog, where your friendly neighborhood web guy reports on the issues people in Baltimore are talking about…and maybe more importantly, typing about.

06/20/2014

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Keidel: Hail On The Redskins

Uncle Sam dipped his beak in the NFL waters this week, making a statement about football’s most controversial franchise

06/20/2014

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Joel Feldman Talks To Scott And Jeremy About The Controversy Going On With The Redskins Name

Feldman said that it is “hard to say,” about the likely hood of the Redskins to change there name. Congress and the Senate are talking about it. The NFL has its own rules and procedures with dealing with these things but are very confidential.

105.7 The Fan–06/19/2014

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Md. Candidate Hogan Blasts Redskins Name Decision

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan is criticizing a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision disallowing the Washington Redskins’ nickname because it is “disparaging.”

06/19/2014

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U.S. Patent Office Cancels Redskins Federal Trademarks

A legal blow to the Washington Redskins. The U.S. Patent Office canceled its trademark, calling it disparaging of Native Americans. It’s a move that, if successful, could hit the NFL team where it hurts: its pocketbook.

06/18/2014

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Mike Wise On Ruling Regarding The Redskins Name

Mike Wise joined Vinny and Rob to discuss todays ruling by the United States Patent and Trademark Office canceling the Redskins trademark registration of the name

105.7 The Fan–06/18/2014

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Senate Majority Leader Rejects Redskins Invite, Presses For Name Change

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he won’t attend a Washington Redskins home game until the football team changes its name.

06/17/2014

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Anti-Redskins Ad Airing During NBA Finals

Controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins team name continues. The team and the NFL are still refusing to change the name.

06/11/2014

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Redskins To Senators: Team’s Name Is ‘Respectful’

Redskins President Bruce Allen says in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that the NFL team’s nickname is “respectful” toward Native Americans.

05/24/2014

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50 Senators To NFL: Change Redskins’ Racist Name

A renewed push to change the name of the Washington Redskins. Fifty U.S. senators sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, including some from Maryland. They say the name is a racist slur and now is the time to change it.

05/22/2014

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Congressman Requests Hearing On Redskins Name

A member of Congress is requesting a hearing on the Washington Redskins’ name, calling it “another example of racial insensitivity in sports” in the wake of Donald Sterling’s lifetime ban from the NBA.

05/09/2014

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Senate Leader: NFL Redskins Should Change Name

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it’s time for the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name, linking the issue to racist comments by a professional basketball team owner.

04/30/2014

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