New, "Grassroots" Pro-Redskins Website Is Run By A PR Firm, Of Course

Redskinsfacts.com, which just launched this month, doesn't hide its position on the team's controversial name. It features a revisionist history of the word and the team's appropriation of it, interviews with former players and Native Americans who support its usage, and invites fans to lend their support. » 7/30/14 12:46pm Yesterday 12:46pm

Report: Arizona Tribe Refused Redskins' "Bribe" To Build Skate Park

As first noticed by Dan Steinberg, a release from a Native advocacy group claims that representatives from Dan Snyder's Original Americans Foundation met with an Arizona tribe yesterday to offer a donation to help build a skate park, an offer that was unreservedly rejected as "bribe money." » 7/17/14 12:37pm 7/17/14 12:37pm

Watch The Anti-Redskins Commercial That Will Run During The NBA Finals

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has bought airtime in seven major cities during halftime of tonight's NBA Finals Game 3 for a one-minute spot criticizing the Redskins team name, and calling for it to be changed. Here's the extended two-minute version of the "Proud to Be" video, produced by the National Congress of… » 6/10/14 9:50am 6/10/14 9:50am

50 Senators Call On NFL To Change Redskins' Name

The Donald Sterling controversy was always either going to overshadow and quiet the debate over the Redskins' team name, or bring it to the forefront. Well, here's the answer: A whopping 50 U.S. senators have signed a letter to Roger Goodell, a letter that minces no words: "It's time for the NFL to endorse a name… » 5/22/14 9:56am 5/22/14 9:56am

CEO Of Redskins' Foundation Has History Of Swindling Native Americans

The Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation—with which Dan Snyder promises to end Native poverty just to make sure he can keep using a racial epithet as a team name—is off a poor start. The foundation's CEO's is accused of bilking Native Americans out of $1 million in federal funds. » 3/28/14 2:03pm 3/28/14 2:03pm

Dan Snyder Is Starting A Foundation For Native Americans

This guy Snyder is so brazen, it's remarkable. In response to the growing sentiment that his franchise's name is an embarrassing and hateful relic, Dan Snyder is starting a foundation "to provide meaningful and measurable resources that provide genuine opportunities for Tribal communities." He's calling it the… » 3/24/14 10:08pm 3/24/14 10:08pm

Dan Snyder's Dickhead Behavior Is A Complex Thing

Skins owner Dan Snyder can be a big fucking prick, as we've documented thoroughly. Rick Maese's new article delving into Snyder's ownership does contain extraordinary anecdotes of Snyder being an asshole, but other stories—in an earnest attempt to provide balance—suggest that while Snyder does care greatly, he just… » 1/05/14 1:15pm 1/05/14 1:15pm

Dan Snyder Killed Some Trees, And A Park Ranger Paid The Price

Tim Murphy has a great story at Washington Monthly that shows, yet again, that you're justified in holding every idea you have about just what a rotten human being Dan Snyder is. It's a story about trees, egregious abuses of government power, and how easy it is for regular people to have their lives ruined for not… » 1/03/14 5:27pm 1/03/14 5:27pm

The Skins Turned Mike Shanahan's Presser Into A Hostage Situation

Or at least that's what it feels like, given some of the tweets that have been coming out of the Skins' facility today. The DC media was called in to cover a 10 a.m. press conference with Mike Shanahan, a thing that's pretty standard procedure when a coach has just been fired, and they arrived to find the Skins in… » 12/30/13 11:37am 12/30/13 11:37am