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FedEx Field, home of the Washington Redskins. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Poll: Local Redskins Fans Reject Name Change, Won’t Buy Merch with New Name

A new poll of 701 NFL fans in the Washington, D.C. area found an overwhelming majority of respondents to be in staunch support of the Redskins team name.

07/23/2014

At a high school which uses a "Redskins" mascot, students are refusing to print the name in the school newspaper. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bleacher Report Writer: ‘I Just Can’t Bring Myself to’ Write ‘Redskins’

Matt Miller, the lead NFL and NFL Draft analyst for Bleacher Report, stopped using the team name ‘Redskins’ in his writing — in reference to the Washington Redskins — a year ago, but says people are just now noticing.

07/18/2014

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CBS Won’t Dictate Use of Redskins Name On the Air

CBS won’t dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington’s NFL franchise during televised games this season.

07/17/2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: The Redskins Offensive Name ‘Ought to be Changed’

U.S. Attorney General was asked in an interview on ABC if he thinks the Redskins team name is offensive, and if it should be changed. His response was short and to the point.

07/14/2014

Amanda Blackhorse, the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the Redskins name, says the way some fans dress is unacceptable. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Redskins Name Opponent Offended by Fans Wearing ‘Very Stereotypical’ Headdress and War Paint

The lead plaintiff in the federal trademark case against the Washington Redskins is trying to change more than just the name of the team — she is trying to change the fan culture.

07/09/2014

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Fugitive Captured After Giving Opinion On Redskins Name to Newspaper

A fugitive wanted on drug and drunk driving charges has been captured after giving his opinion on the Redskins name to a local newspaper.

07/08/2014

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Political Blogger Ben Tribbett to Resign Two Weeks After Taking Job with Redskins

Less than two weeks after the Redskins hired political blogger Ben Tribbett, to help guide the team’s efforts in preserving its controversial name, Tribbett has announced his plans to resign.

07/07/2014

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Report: Zero Public Complaints Made Prior to Redskins Trademark Ruling

According to a report from the Washington Times, the U.S. Patent Office didn’t receive any complaints about the Redskins name prior to the June trademark ruling.

07/02/2014

Robert Pollin, son of Abe Pollin, speaks during a memorial to late Washington Wizards owner Abe Pollin at the Verizon Center on December 8, 2009 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Abe Pollin’s Son: More People Would Love the Redskins if Name Was Changed

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.

07/01/2014

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Political Blogger Ben Tribbett, Hired by Skins, Calls Name Issue Mostly ‘PC Campaign’

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.”

06/30/2014

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