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  1. Tress Way a longtime Redskin

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- He's not about to be sucked into a controversy, not after just winning a job for a team he signed with two weeks ago. Washington Redskins punter Tress Way, though, understands the nickname controversy -- and has since his hi...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  2. United States Attorney General Eric Holder -- Washington Redskins...

    John Keim

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder joined the chorus in condemning the Washington Redskins' nickname, calling it offensive and saying it should be changed.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  3. Washington Redskins' Twitter campaign in support of keeping nickn...

    John Keim

    The Washington Redskins' Twitter campaign in support of keeping the team's nickname draws mixed responses

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  4. Anti-Washington Redskins groups to send letter to every NFL playe...

    John Keim

    The groups targeting the Washington Redskins' nickname want to enlist the help of NFL players, hoping they mimic one of their outspoken colleagues: Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  5. Washington Redskins respond to senators' letter calling for chang...

    John Keim

    The Washington Redskins continue to fight back regarding their nickname, with general manager Bruce Allen sending a letter to Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid explaining why the name is not about to change.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Quick Takes: Redskins under pressure

    John Keim

    A little this and that: Senator Harry Reid, and many others, have used the NBA's decision on Donald Sterling to continue their fight against the NFL and the Washington Redskins' nickname. But the NBA felt compelled to act because Sterling threate...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  8. Senator Harry M. Reid says Washington Redskins foundation will no...

    John Keim

    One responded with jokes; the other with a strong prediction. Both had the same point: The foundation started by Redskins owner Dan Snyder will not quell any controversy over the franchise's nickname.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  9. Washington Redskins not trying to buy Native American support wit...

    John Keim

    The Washington Redskins dismissed the idea that they were starting a foundation to deflect controversy over their nickname by buying support.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  10. Goodell: It's the name of a football team

    John Keim

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell didn't answer the question, but instead steered a query about the Washington Redskins' nickname controversy back to comments that are consistent with those he has made over the past year. Goodell was asked during his...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  11. Roger Goodell, Dan Snyder to meet on Washington Redskins name

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, though the meeting was more about strategy in dealing with protesters of the franchise's nickname, according to The Washington Post.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  12. Washington, D.C. radio stations hold Washington Redskins protest ...

    John Keim

    Two Washington, D.C. radio stations won't run ads protesting the Washington Redskins nickname, a decision that surprised and disappointed the leading advocates behind the movement.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  13. Red Cloud Indian School denounces Washington Redskins' name

    John Keim

    The Red Cloud Indian School denounced the Washington Redskins' nickname after team owner Dan Snyder invoked their organization in a passionate defense of the nickname to season-ticket holders.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2013
  14. Dan Snyder defends Washington Redskins name

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder once again defended the franchise's nickname, this time in a letter to season-ticket holders, pointing to tradition and arguing that the team's past "isn't just where we came from -- it's who we are."

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013