Articles Tagged with Washington Redskins

NFL Changes Extra Point Rule For 2015 [Breaking]

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NFL owners have approved the competition committee’s proposal on the rule for extra points. The NFL announced that the extra point will now be kicked from the 15-yard-line, making it a 33-yard field goal. Two point conversions will remain at the 2-yard-line, though. The rule change also gives the defense the opportunity to return fumbled… Read more »

Navajo Nation President Spotted At Washington Redskins Game Wearing Redskins Hat

Redskins owner joined by Navajo Nation President at Game

Indian Country Today says, “It is unfortunate the Navajo Nation administration of Ben Shelly is so out of step with the Navajo people, particularly the young people, regarding this issue. Obviously, offensive cultural appropriation done by non-Native fans of Native Mascots does not generally include Navajo culture. We do not see them performing Sand Paintings… Read more »

Eagles, Redskins Game Ends, Then Erupts Into Brawls

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The Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins, two rivals in the NFC East Conference, had a game erupt into a brawl on the sidelines Sunday. Despite the famous Eagles and Cowboys rivalry, their spat with the Redskins does not seem to be any less of a bitter rivalry. During the game Sunday, ESPN reports that… Read more »

‘Daily Show’ Redskins Segment Ends In Tears, Call To Police

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A recent taped interview segment for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart ended in tears and at least one phone call to the Metro Washington Police after a group of diehard Washington Redskins fans were confronted by Native Americans angry about the group’s support of the mascot, which by many is considered to be racist…. Read more »

Breaking: Redskins Trademark Canceled By Uncle Sam

Redskins name is still hurtful, say natives- and we still like it, say fans.

Trademarks held by the Washington Redskins have been canceled following a “landmark ruling” this morning by The United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. All in all, the Washington Redskins held six federal trademarks related to their highly controversial name, and all were ordered canceled in the USPTO’s ruling. In an opinion, the USPTO board… Read more »