Blogger hired to defend Redskins name quits

ASHBURN, Va. - A blogger hired by the Washington Redskins to defend the team's name has quit after two weeks.Ben Tribbett announced his resignation on Twitter late Monday, saying he...

Rants & Raves

...Kerry hangs out with Leonardo Di Caprio to talk about global warming, Harry Reid applies himself to changing the Washington Redskins name, Sen. Claire McKaskell and a Senate committee calls Dr. Oz to Washington to reprimand him for his recommendation...

Joe Gibbs defends Redskins nickname

Count former Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs among those who has no problem with the team's name.The NFL team that Gibbs led to three Super Bowl titles...

NFL's Redskins nickname has to go

It's past time for the Washington Redskins to change their nickname

Change, but not like this

There's an argument to be made that the Washington Redskins' name is disparaging to American Indians.That it is the 80-year-old brand of third most-valuable NFL franchise does not...

Feds rule against 'Redskins' nickname

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.The 2-1...

Federal trademark board rules against Redskins

WASHINGTON - A federal trademark board ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's trademark protections should be canceled, a decision that...

Ex-Steeler coach Chuck Noll rememered as a no-nonsense winner

...Chuck all the time." REDSKINS: A major sector of the United Church of Christ is calling for a boycott of the Washington Redskins until the team changes its name.The Central Atlantic Conference passed a resolution Saturday to become the latest...

Joe Hamilton, Sterling Sharpe elected to college hall of fame

...Appalachian State.REDSKINS: Half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday to change the Washington Redskins' name, saying it is a racist slur.In one letter, 49 senators cited the NBA's quick action recently to ban...

Redskins president claims nickname is 'respectful'

WASHINGTON - Redskins team president Bruce Allen said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Saturday that the football team's nickname...