Cherokee Chief Apologizes For Dan Snyder Alliance

Dan Snyder had a lousy Native American Heritage Month. His team went 0-for-November, bottoming out in Indianapolis with RGIII on the bench and the owner's pet's career in worse shape than his left and right menisci. Plus there was that brutal New Yorker cover and a gloriously oblivious "Happy Thanksgiving" tweet sent… » 12/01/14 1:03pm 12/01/14 1:03pm

Is The Redskins' "VIP" Indian Defender A Fake Indian?

Mark One Wolf was, for a time, a favored native in Dan Snyder's fight to save the "Redskins" nickname. "Native American backing team name is VIP at practice," read a Richmond Times-Dispatch headline. It was accompanied by an Associated Press photo of One Wolf in profile, as if to echo the team's logo. But that was… » 10/07/14 3:49pm 10/07/14 3:49pm

The New York Daily News Will No Longer Use The Term "Redskins"

This is kind of a big deal. In an editorial published yesterday, The New York Daily News announced that the paper will no longer refer to the Washington football team as the "Redskins," and will no longer print the team's logo. This isn't just a decision from the editorial board, as was the case when the Washington… » 9/04/14 1:13pm 9/04/14 1:13pm

Redskins' Indian-Chief Defender: Not A Chief, Probably Not Indian

Lately, the Washington Redskins are having a harder time defending the team's name than the rest of the NFC East had defending the read-option last season. One of the more entertaining parts of Redskins owner Dan Snyder's effort has been his ongoing Indians-love-"Redskins" campaign, whereby the team calls attention to… » 6/27/13 2:35pm 6/27/13 2:35pm