Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Indian Nation didn’t start the movement to change the name of the Washington Redskins, but the upstate New York tribal leader has turned up the heat.
A man on trial in the slaying of Washington Redskins star safety Sean Taylor admitted to breaking into the NFL player’s home, kicking down the bedroom door and shooting Taylor, and drew a detailed diagram of the house, labeling himself as the shooter, according to a videotaped confession played for the jury Thursday.
The controversy over the name of Washington, D.C.’s football team is growing. Now a newspaper in Virginia says it will not print the name Redskins. And several schools in D.C. want to ban team jerseys from their classrooms.
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.
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he believes Washington owner Daniel Snyder is “way down the road” in consideration of whether the team should change its nickname.
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President Barack Obama says he would “think about changing” the Washington Redskins’ name if he owned the football team as he waded into the controversy involving a word that many consider offensive to Native Americans.
An Indian tribe from upstate New York that’s campaigning against the Washington Redskins’ nickname said Thursday it will hold a public meeting about the issue on the football team’s home turf — at the same Washington hotel where the NFL is holding its fall meeting.
The Redskins organization is hopeful that rookie CB David Amerson will soon become the remedy to a secondary that last season ranked 30th in pass defense. Team officials understand that a cornerback with elite talent can easily mask the deficiencies of an inept secondary.
Grant Paulsen with 106.7 The Fan joined The Glenn Younes show to talk about the Redskins.
Jim Corbett of the USA Today joined the Scott Garceau Show with Jeremy Conn to talk NFL training camps.