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  1. What Actually Has to Happen for Dan Snyder to Change Washington&r...

    Kevin Lincoln

    In the latest act of the high drama that is "The Washington Football Team Named After a Racial Slur," Dan Snyder & Co. had their trademark on the term "Redskins" canceled by the U.S. Patent Office on Wednes...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  2. Audio results for "racial slur"

  3. 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
  4. Video results for "racial slur"

  5. NFL official says Washington Redskins name is 'not a slur'

    An NFL official said Friday that the Washington Redskins' name is not a slur, a day after the head of the NFL Players Association said it was.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  6. Richard Sherman of Seattle Seahawks thinks NFL-proposed N-word ba...

    Richard Sherman does not agree with the NFL's proposed ban of using the N-word on the playing field, calling it an "atrocious idea" that is "almost racist."

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  7. Riley Cooper of Philadelphia Eagles in favor of N-word rule

    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper told CSNPhilly.com that he is in favor of the NFL banning the use of the N-word.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  8. Chris Bosh of Miami Heat says NBA, NFL should ban use of 'all slu...

    Michael Wallace

    Miami Heat center Chris Bosh would support the NBA following the NFL's lead in efforts to consider penalizing players for using the N-word and other racial slurs during games.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  9. War of Word?

    • Steelers S Ryan Clark weighs in on Jadeveon Clowney's production, Dan Rooney's explanation of the N-word to Pittsburgh players, implementing the NFL's proposed racial slur rule and more. Clark • ESPN NFL draft Insider Todd McShay tal...

    Blog | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  10. Slur has no place in NFL, society

    Dan Graziano

    Anything that inhibits the use of an unacceptable racial slur, including the proposed yardage penalty, is a good thing, writes Dan Graziano.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  11. Ryan Clark of Pittsburgh Steelers says it'll be tough to police u...

    As the NFL's competition committee soon considers a rule that would penalize players for using the N-word on the field, one veteran believes it will be difficult for the league to police the use of the racial slur.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  12. NFL expected to penalize players for using racial slurs in games

    The head of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, which monitors diversity in the NFL, expects the league to institute a rule where players would be penalized 15 yards for using the N-word on the field.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  13. Serena Williams enters Indian Wells tournament for 1st time since...

    Serena Williams' name is on the entry list for the Indian Wells tournament for the first time since she vowed in 2001 to never return.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  14. NFL Hot Read -- How Riley Cooper put slur in past

    Elizabeth Merrill

    The Eagles' leadership and success are among the factors that allowed Riley Cooper to put his offseason racial slur behind him, writes Elizabeth Merrill.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  15. Richie Incognito of Miami Dolphins to stay on suspended list with...

    Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito will stay on the suspended list, with pay, for the rest of the 2013 season while the NFL continues its investigation of the Dolphins, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2013
  16. Matt Barnes of Los Angeles Clippers on racial slur -- 'Get used t...

    Arash Markazi

    Clippers forward Matt Barnes said Friday he will continue using a racial epithet he asserts has become commonplace in today's culture, two days after using the word on Twitter, for which he apologized and was fined by the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  17. Warren Sapp -- Richie Incognito of Miami Dolphins used slur vs. m...

    Pat Yasinskas

    Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp said Wednesday embattled Miami offensive linemen Richie Incognito used a racial slur and kicked him during a 2006 game when Sapp was playing for the Oakland Raiders and Incognito for the St. Louis Rams.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  18. Richie Incognito of Miami Dolphins used slurs in messages to Jona...

    Transcripts of voice mail messages and text messages left for the Miami Dolphins' Jonathan Martin by teammate Richie Incognito indicate a pattern of racial epithets and profane language.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013