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

Redskins: Trademark Ruling Has ‘No Effect’ on Team’s Use of Name and Logo

The Washington Redskins have released a statement in response to Tuesday’s ruling by the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board that it’s cancelled, pending appeal from the team, the Redskins six federal trademarks, due to the team’s “disparaging” name.

06/18/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Harry Reid: ‘Writing is on the Wall’ for Redskins Name

“The writing is on the wall” for the Washington Redskins to change their name, said U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in response to the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board cancelling six federal trademarks held by the team.

06/18/2014

Harry Reid Redskins

Reid Rejects Redskins Invite, Presses For Change

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he won’t attend a Washington Redskins home game until the football team changes its name.

06/16/2014

John Oliver discussing the Redskins name on HBO's "Last Week Tonight."

John Oliver Mocks Dan Snyder for Not Changing Redskins Name

John Oliver openly criticized Daniel Snyder for his refusal to change the name of the Washington Redskins on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” Sunday evening.

06/16/2014

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

Church Group Votes to Boycott Redskins Over Name

A major sector of the United Church of Christ is calling for a boycott of the Washington Redskins until the team changes its name.

06/14/2014

Screenshot from 'Change The Mascot' commercial set to air during NBA Finals.

Song Behind Anti-Redskins Ad Written by Huge, Lifelong Redskins Fan

The song behind the anti-Redskins ad set to air nationally during the NBA Finals, ironically, was written by a diehard Redskins fan.

06/10/2014

Screenshot from the ad scheduled to air during Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

Minute-Long ‘Change the Mascot’ Ad Aired Nationally During NBA Finals

A minute-long ‘Change the Mascot’ advertisement is scheduled to air, in seven major television markets, during halftime of Game 3 of the NBA Finals Tuesday night.

06/10/2014

Tre Johnson #77 of the Washington Redskins during a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on November 10, 2002 at Alltel Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars beat the Redskins 26-7. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Redskins ‘Legend’ Tre Johnson Takes Stance Against Team Name

Oneida Indian Nation lumped praise on “legendary member of the Washington, D.C. NFL team” Tre Johnson for taking a public stance against the Redskins name.

06/04/2014

: Pierre Garcon #88 of the Washington Redskins celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter during an NFL game against the Dallas Cowboys at FedExField on December 22, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Pierre Garcon ‘Probably’ Wouldn’t Play for Team with Name That Offended Him

Pierre Garcon told Lavar and Dukes he “probably wouldn’t play” for a team if that team’s name was offensive to him “or somebody I know.” It’s probably safe to say he doesn’t know anyone offended by the name ‘Redskins.’

06/03/2014

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Peter King: Redskins Name Controversy ‘Not Gonna Go Away’

Peter King, who made the editorial decision last fall to cease use of the name ‘Redskins’ on his Sports Illustrated website, says the issue is not going to go away: “There’s gonna be a story in the media once a month, forever.”

06/03/2014

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