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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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Protestors Rally Against The “Redskins” Name Sunday

The controversial battle surrounding the Washington Redskins team name made its way into Sunday’s game against the Cowboys.

10/13/2013

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Redskins Name Top Topic At Goodell News Conference

Asked directly whether the Washington Redskins should change their name, Roger Goodell said the NFL needs to “make sure we’re doing what’s right.”

10/08/2013

George Washington is portrayed in the 1796 oil painting “Lansdowne” by Gilbert Stuart. (credit: AP Photo)

UT Gets Letter Handwritten By George Washington

The University of Texas at Austin has acquired a letter handwritten by George Washington that school officials say “sheds light” on the first president’s view on Native Americans.

06/05/2013

The helmet of a Washington Redskins player (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

American Indian Museum Tackles Racism In US Sports

The ongoing debate over the Washington Redskins’ team name moves to the Smithsonian American Indian museum this week as sports writers, scholars, Native Americans and others gather for a conference.

02/06/2013

The helmet of a Washington Redskins player (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

A Rare Medium Well Done: 12.27.12

Redskins. Redskins. REDSKINS!! A word that is pejorative, derogatory, denigrating, offensive, scandalous, contemptuous, disrespectful, disreputable, and disparaging.

12/27/2012