by Travis Waldron Posted on July 23, 2014 Updated: July 23, 2014
Dahkota Franklin Kicking Bear Brown details his personal experience playing against a team called the "Redskins" and how it has affected him and fellow Native American students.
by Travis Waldron Posted on July 18, 2014
The granddaughter of the franchise's founder joins the chorus of opposition to the team's name.
by Travis Waldron Posted on July 17, 2014 Updated: July 17, 2014
The network will allow individual announcers to decide whether to use the name, CBS Sports executive Sean McManus said this week.
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by Travis Waldron Posted on July 8, 2014 Updated: July 8, 2014
After two weeks of criticism, the blogger hired to defend the team's name resigned on Twitter Monday night.
by Shannon Greenwood Posted on June 25, 2014
The National Congress of American Indians has targeted a new stakeholder in their fight to change the Washington Redskins' mascot: FedEx CEO Frederick Smith.
by Travis Waldron Posted on June 19, 2014 Updated: June 19, 2014
Will this case cause a name change? Will it cost the team money? What will an appeal look like? We talked to trademark experts to find out.
by Travis Waldron Posted on June 18, 2014 Updated: June 18, 2014
The Board ruled that the name was "disparaging to Native Americans" and could not receive trademarks under federal law.
by Travis Waldron Posted on June 9, 2014 Updated: June 9, 2014
The team had already hired veteran communications consultants Ari Fleischer, Frank Luntz, George Allen, and Lanny Davis. Now it has hired a lobbying firm to help too.
by Travis Waldron Posted on May 30, 2014
A 1933 newspaper report shows that the Washington Redskins were not named to honor their supposedly Native American coach, as the team has often claimed to defend against charges of racism.
by Travis Waldron Posted on May 29, 2014
It did not go well.