Name Change

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

File photo of a Washington Redskins helmet. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

For High School Newspaper in Pa., Fight About Printing the Word ‘Redskins’ Rages On

A suburban Philadelphia school board has approved a policy limiting — but not completely eliminating — a school newspaper’s ability to ban use of the word “Redskins” when referring to the school’s sports teams or mascot.

06/27/2014

Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians waits for the ball while covering first base during the third inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on June 24, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Native American Group to Bring $9 Billion Lawsuit Against Cleveland Indians

The Cleveland Indians have come under fire from a Native American group planning to file a $9 billion federal lawsuit against the Indians’ “offensive” Chief Wahoo logo, according to CBS Cleveland.

06/25/2014

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Democratic Va. Senator Chap Petersen: Redskins Logo a ‘Symbol of Unity’

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.

06/24/2014

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School Newspaper Refuses to Print ‘Redskins’

Though the academic year has come to an end, a racially charged controversy continues for a high school newspaper refusing to print ‘Redskins’.

06/23/2014

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