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 Thursday 12:37pm

Patent Office Rules Against Redskins, Cancels Trademark

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled today in Blackhorse v. Pro-Football Inc., a suit brought by a group of Native Americans seeking to have the Washington Redskins' trademarks canceled on the grounds that the name is disparaging. The plaintiffs achieved a major victory:… » 6/18/14 10:00am 6/18/14 10:00am

Harry Reid's Office Is Laughing At The Sad #RedskinsPride Campaign

We weren't going to do this, we swear. We figured there was no need for a Twitter roundup when it was immediately clear to everyone that the Redskins' latest PR move, an attempt to galvanize fans into flooding Sen. Harry Reid with support for the team name, was backfiring wildly. Then we heard from Reid's office. Even… » 5/29/14 3:49pm 5/29/14 3:49pm

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

Report: The Eagles Seriously Hated DeSean Jackson

Football fans are smarter than teams and media give them credit for. When the Eagles released DeSean Jackson, they could easily have said, "Jackson is a great player, but between his sometimes-spotty play and his occasional inability to get along with coaches and teammates, we don't believe he's worth the $10 million… » 4/04/14 3:34pm 4/04/14 3:34pm

'Skins Grounds Crew Rear-Ends Cowboys Fan

Sometimes, the universe has a sense of humor when it comes to fender-benders. Take this afternoon, outsider a Fuddrucker's in Ashburn, Va., where members of the Washington grounds crew had carpooled for lunch. At some point during the meal, their truck slipped out of park and rolled into the car in front—complete with… » 4/02/14 5:07pm 4/02/14 5:07pm