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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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Keidel: Pro Football Meets Johnny Football

All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.

05/09/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: (L-R) Kathaleen O'Connor and Eric Mabe from Middletown, New York show support for the New York Giants during the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City.

Top 5 Goofiest NFL Draft Moments

Will anything weird happen at the NFL Draft? Probably. But until then, here are our five favorite goofy NFL Draft moments.

05/07/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

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Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

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Goodell: Redskins Name Honors Native Americans

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins nickname has been “presented in a way that honors Native Americans.”

01/31/2014

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Mark Zinno: P.A.T. Should Stand Pat

So the NFL wants to change the point after touchdown (PAT) because they say it is too automatic. I don’t see the point in changing it.

01/24/2014

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Steve Davis: Possible NFL Rule Changes

It is being floated that the NFL might address the fact that the extra point has become far too easy. Does that mean just getting rid of it or making it more challenging?

01/22/2014

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Redskins: Va. Newspaper Won’t Print It, D.C. Schools Want To Ban Jerseys

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.

10/18/2013

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Terry Ford: So If You Get Hit In The Head, You Could Get A Head Injury? Hmmm…

Alright, let me get this straight, medical folks have done lots of research and now they think that if football players who get hit in the head a lot they could have head injuries?

10/17/2013

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NFL Commissioner Confident Snyder Weighing Redskins Debate

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.

10/13/2013

Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens runs the ball in the first half against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ray Rice: I Will Still Lower My Helmet Into Defender Despite Rule Change

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice doesn’t plan on changing how he plows into defenders despite the new rule change.

04/02/2013

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