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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

Washington Redskins Helmet

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

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

Top 5 Players in Redskins Name Controversy

For some, initiating the Redskins name controversy seems to be more of a birthright than for others. Here are the Top 5 players keeping the discussion alive.

06/21/2014

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Jon Stewart: ‘Get a New Name Already, It’s the 21st Century’ (Video)

Jon Stewart ripped the Redskins and Dan Snyder for not changing the team’s name, then blasted Thanksgiving and American history for celebrating the exploitation of Native Americans.

06/20/2014

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FedEx Stays Neutral in Debate Over Redskins Name

The company most associated with the Washington Redskins is keeping its distance from the debate over the team’s name in the aftermath of a trademark ruling that found the name to be “disparaging” to Native Americans.

06/19/2014

US Congresswoman Betty McCollum.  (Photo by Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament via Getty Images)

Minnesota Congresswoman Pleads for Vikings Owner to Speak Out Against Redskins Name

Minnesota Congresswoman Betty McCollum published a letter Thursday sent to Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, pleading for him to be the first NFL team owner to take a stand against the Redskins team name.

06/19/2014

Philadelphia Eagles v Washington Redskins

Md. Gov. Candidate: Redskins Name Ruling Should Offend Anyone Concerned About Free Speech

Maryland Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan said canceling Redskins trademarks ‘should offend anyone concerned about constitutional limits on government power and free speech.’

06/19/2014

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