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  • NFL Ref Avoided Redskins Games Because of ‘Disrespectful’ Name

    Aug 20, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Former NFL referee Mike Carey told The Washington Post that he requested not to work home or away games for the Washington Redskins due to the team’s controversial nickname. Carey, who retired after the 2013 season following 24 years in the league, says he requested off Washington’s games beginning with the 2006 season because it […]

  • Redskins Take FedEx Field with Hands Up for Mike Brown (Watch)

    Aug 19, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Several Washington Redskins players used the national spotlight of their Monday Night Football game last night to honor Michael Brown and show solidarity with the protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. The team’s defensive backs ran onto FedEx Field with their hands up, calling attention to the “hands up, don’t shoot” rallying cry of protesters, both in Ferguson […]

  • Fred Davis Turns Himself In Over Alleged DC Assault

    Jul 24, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *NFL tight end Fred Davis turned himself in to authorities in DC early Thursday in connection with an alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend, including accusations that he insulted her flat booty … and then attacked her with dirt and flowers. According to TMZ, Davis’ ex told cops the 28-year-old athlete approached her at a restaurant […]

  • NFL Free Agent Fred Davis Accused of ‘Throwing Dirt on a Woman’

    Jul 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *It was reported early Wednesday that former Washington Redskins and USC Trojans tight end Fred Davis was wanted for domestic violence in the Nation’s Capital. DC Police said they are looking for the 28-year-old athlete, who lives in Leesburg, Virginia. He’s suspected in a domestic assault that occurred last June in the Adams Morgan neighborhood, known […]

  • What Will Networks Do About the Redskins Name this Season?

    Jul 17, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *With the name of Washington’s professional football team under scrutiny for being offensive to Native Americans, reps from the two broadcast networks airing games next season have commented on the controversy and revealed what freedom their talent will have in using, or choosing not to use the team name in their coverage. “We don’t tell […]

  • US Patent Office Cancels Washington Redskins Trademark

    Jun 19, 14 by Qwest7 4 Comments


    *After 82 years of existence, the Washington Redskins must find a new name. The U.S. Patent Office handed down the 2-1 ruling Wednesday as it decided hat the team’s federal trademark must be canceled in light it Redskins’ nickname being “disparaging of Native Americans,” the Associated Press reports. Despite the ruling the Redskins doesn’t immediately […]