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  1. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid won't attend Washington Redskin...

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

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  2. Seattle Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka's long road from Middlebu...

    Steve Wulf

    Steven Hauschka's kicking journey, which reached its pinnacle with the Seattle Seahawks at Super Bowl XLVIII, included multiple teams, two coasts and one accidental name change, writes Steve Wulf.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  3. Bobby Mitchell weighs in on name change

    John Keim

    Bobby Mitchell remains conflicted about the Redskins nickname - but he stopped short of saying it should change. Mitchell, one of the more beloved players in franchise history - and the first African American acquired by the team -- isn't sure wha...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  4. Washington Redskins announce foundation to aid Native Americans

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, under siege for more than a year by groups demanding a name change, said he will start a foundation designed to help Native Americans.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  5. Senator threatens NFL's tax-exempt status over Washington Redskin...

    John Keim

    Two members of Congress will send a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday, telling him to publicly announce support for a name change -- and that the NFL can no longer ignore the issue.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  6. Hall says team name should change

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins corner DeAngelo Hall was asked to keep it real by the host. He did just that, whether it came to the name change (they should) or who was the best man-to-man corner in the NFL (himself). The first bit of news that came from his...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  7. Donte Whitner of San Francisco 49ers delays 'Hitner' change until...

    Bill Williamson

    Donte Whitner is keeping his name for now.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  8. Donte Whitner making noise on field, too

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Donte Whitner is getting most of his publicity this season because of his pending name change to "Hitner." The Bay Area News Group reports the earliest he will play a game as Hitner is Nov. 25. However, his defensive coor...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  9. Name change is statement for 49ers safety

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Donte Whitner is putting his name on it. Make no mistake, there is no coincidence to the timing of the San Francisco 49ers' hard-hitting safety changing his name to Donte Hitner. He said Wednesday that his attorney has filed...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  10. Redskins name change not as easy as it sounds

    Rick Reilly

    The problem with defending the name Redskins is that not all Native Americans find it offensive. Some embrace the name as a part of their heritage. Just ask them, Rick Reilly writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  11. Roger Goodell says NFL should listen to Redskins' protests

    Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL has to pay attention to those who are offended by the Washington Redskins nickname.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  12. Art Monk, Darrell Green -- Washington Redskins should mull change...

    Washington Redskins Hall of Famers Art Monk and Darrell Green say the team should consider changing the team's nickname because it is offensive to many Native Americans.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  13. Roger Goodell defends Washington Redskins name

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell defended the Washington Redskins' nickname in a letter to 10 members of Congress who had earlier urged team owner Daniel Snyder and the NFL to change the name because it is offensive to many Native Americans.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2013
  14. Members of Congress urge Washington Redskins to change name

    Ten members of Congress are urging the Washington Redskins to change their name because it is offensive to many Native Americans.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  15. Poll -- Majority approve of Washington Redskins name

    A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows that nationally, "Redskins" still enjoys widespread support. Nearly four in five Americans don't think the team should change its name, the survey found. Only 11 percent think it should be changed, while 8 percent wer

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  16. D.C. pol suggests Redtails name change for Washington Redskins

    A member of the Washington D.C. Council said he plans to submit a resolution calling on the Washington Redskins to change their nickname because it is "racist and derogatory" and "it's time to make a change."

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013