Tag: Redskins

Losing Influence: 6 Great DC Media Failures of 2015

We will never be fully rid of the DC Media. Like the garbage-in/manure-out maggots they are, the DC Media will always be a rancid part of the circle of political life. The political left is, if nothing else, relentless, and

Harry Reid: Redskins ‘Bribed’ Indian Tribes

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), who has obsessed over the franchise name of the Washington Redskins for months, claims that team owner Daniel Snyder “bribed” Native Americans to support the Redskins moniker and accused the NFL of ignoring that issue while prioritizing Deflategate.

Prank Call Derails ESPN Radio Show

ESPN 980 (WTEM-AM) in Washington, D.C. had planned to install a new radio show on March 16 featuring two personalities, one of whom had a history of criticizing Washington Redskins management, when the show’s debut was derailed by a few prank calls purporting to come from ESPN management.

Redskins Call Trademark Ban Unconstitutional in Appeal

The Washington Redskins defend their use of the team’s nickname by claiming that a federal ban on several of their trademarks infringes on the team’s right to free speech. The federal case against the team derives from the supposition that the term “Redskins” disparages Native Americans.

Gruden Brothers Retain Football Jobs

Gruden Brothers Retain Football Jobs

Jon Gruden remains with Monday Night Football through 2021. Brother Jay stays with the Washington Redskins next year. Gruden the Older signed a contract extension with ESPN to call games for the next seven years. Broadcast partner Mike Tirico announced

Are You Ready for Some Johnny Football?

Are You Ready for Some Johnny Football?

Cleveland Browns safety Johnson Bademosi, in an editorial for Peter King’s MMBQ.com, wrote that he wore an “I can’t breathe shirt” for all those “victimized by our country’s never-ending hegemony.” This “never-ending hegemony” has been very good to the Stanford

Sunday’s NFL Games Witness Protests on Field and off

Sunday’s NFL Games Witness Protests on Field and off

The NFL fined Chris Kluwe a few years back for wearing a patch supporting Ray Guy for the Hall of Fame and Jim McMahon a few decades back for mocking the commissioner with a “Rozelle” headband. But with the league

Fantasy Football Preview, Week 14: The Playoffs

Fantasy Football Preview, Week 14: The Playoffs

Dress rehearsal is over. The playoffs are here.  Week 14 action kicks off with tonight’s matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and the Chicago Bears at 8:25 Eastern. Houston’s Ryan Fitzpatrick became the latest quarterback to enter the 6-touchdown club last

Fantasy Football Preview, Week 13: Last Licks

Fantasy Football Preview, Week 13: Last Licks

NFL Week 13 is here, and for many fantasy owners, playoff seedings will be cemented this week. This week’s action kicks off with a special three-game set on Thanksgiving Day, starting with the NFC North divisional matchup between the Chicago

24 and Done? Redskins Bench RG3

24 and Done? Redskins Bench RG3

The Washington Redskins officially benched quarterback Robert Griffin III today. This should come as no surprise. He’s just not a very good quarterback right now. Like so many young NFL quarterbacks, he struggles reading NFL defenses. In college at Baylor,

49ers Game Drew Redskins Protests

49ers Game Drew Redskins Protests

The latest protest against the Washington Redskins’ team name occurred Sunday in San Francisco, with roughly 300 protesters assembled near Levi’s Stadium, where the Redskins played the San Francisco 49ers.  The protesters gathered drums, bullhorns and protest signs, then made

Bin Laden's Killer Inspires Redskins with Visit

Bin Laden's Killer Inspires Redskins with Visit

The Washington Redskins, trying desperately to motivate their troops, turned to a genuine military hero for inspiration Saturday night. Former Navy SEAL Rob O’Neill, who claims he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, addressed the team, as some

Cam Newton Banged-Up or Overated? NFL Week 11 Preview

Cam Newton Banged-Up or Overated? NFL Week 11 Preview

A lot of intrigue in Week 11. Can QB Drew Stanton keep the Cardinals flying without Carson Palmer? Can Eagles QB Mark Sanchez possibly win a tete-a-tete with perhaps the NFL’s hottest passer, Aaron Rodgers? Can the banged-up Seahawks deal