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  1. 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
  2. Washington Redskins blogger hired to defend team's name resigns

    A blogger hired by the Washington Redskins to defend the team's name has quit after two weeks.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  3. NFL Nation TV dabbles in nicknames

    Paul Gutierrez

    Join us today at 1 p.m. ET, 10 a.m. PT, for NFL Nation TV's Spreecast episode No. 11. Host Paul Gutierrez (Oakland Raiders reporter), co-host Coley Harvey (Cincinnati Bengals reporter) and guests John Keim (Washington Redskins reporter) and Scott Bro...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  4. U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark

    Darren Rovell

    The U.S. Patent Office has ruled the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  5. Champ Bailey says the Washington Redskins should change their nic...

    Mike Triplett

    New Orleans Saints cornerback Champ Bailey, who began his career with the Washington Redskins, said he thinks the organization should change its nickname because many Native Americans feel it's degrading.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  6. Washington Redskins nickname does not honor Native Americans - ES...

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine, Howard Bryant writes that the battle over Washington's nickname is very much a matter of honor. Just not in the way Daniel Snyder or Roger Goodell thinks.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Senator Harry Reid urges NFL to follow NBA, end Washington Redski...

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it's time for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to follow NBA counterpart Adam Silver's lead and rid his "league of bigotry and racism" by forcing the Washington Redskins to change their nickname.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Decoding Redskins owner Dan Snyder's underlying message

    Tim Keown

    Even when Dan Snyder and the Redskins say they are trying to honor Native American veterans, they manage to upset people even more. It's getting out of control, Tim Keown writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  16. Hundreds rally in Minnesota against Washington Redskins' team nam...

    Hundreds of American Indians and their supporters rallied outside the Metrodome Thursday night to demand the Washington Redskins change the team's nickname, calling it racist and disrespectful.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013