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Robert Pollin recently wrote about why his father, Abe Pollin, decided to change the Bullets name. Now, he expands on why “more people would love” the Redskins if the team’s name was changed.
Liberal political blogger Ben Tribbett, hired last week by the Redskins to help preserve the team’s name, calls the assault against it “mostly sort of a PC campaign.”
Wizards fans irate over the team’s non-existent pick in the 2014 NBA Draft have been making their presence felt. One of them, Danny Rouhier of 106.7 The Fan, has addressed the omitted draft pick with particular ferocity.
Democratic Va. State Senator Chap Petersen felt like he was “living in George Orwell land” when he learned of the trademark ruling against the Redskins name, he said of the decision prompting him to form the “Redskins Pride Caucus” to politically defend the name.
From one great Redskins pass rusher to another, Dexter Manley says Brian Orakpo needs to “work on more moves” to become one of the top pass rushers in the NFL.
Robert Griffin III was asked if he ever feels he has to the opportunity to be the Muhammad Ali of his generation, by taking a stance against the Redskins’ team name. His response: It’s just not the time.
An attorney representing the five Native Americans who petitioned the U.S. Patent Office to cancel the Redskins’ 6 federal trademarks says when the team does finally appeal the ruling, “We’ll be ready.”
The news of the Redskins losing their six federal trademarks came in fast and furious Wednesday, and was overwhelming to some, like one female Redskins fans who says she sat in her car and cried upon learning of the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s ruling.
John Wall realizes he was left off the All-NBA first, second and third teams, and has a list of the point guards who did make it posted to his refrigerator for motivation.