A member of Congress is requesting a hearing on the Washington Redskins' name, calling it "another example of racial insensitivity in sports" in the wake of Donald Sterling's lifetime ban from the NBA.
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.
Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey, one of Richie Incognito's closest friends on the team, said he's communicated and spent time with Incognito since the bullying scandal involving Jonathan Martin took place.
The Dolphins' locker room had a mixed reaction Thursday on a possible return of Jonathan Martin. This comes just 24 hours after the Dolphins expressed overwhelming support for Richie Incognito, who has been suspended indefinitely.
Riley Cooper has completed team-required sensitivity training and paid what he called a "substantial" team-issued fine after video of him uttering a racial slur surfaced. But Cooper told USA Today on Thursday he hasn't stopped dwelling on the incident.
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