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Obama open to name change for Washington Redskins

In this Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 file photo, Zena "Chief Z" Williams signs autographs during fan appreciation day at the Washington Redskins' NFL football training camp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va. President Barack Obama says that if he owned the Washington Redskins, he would "think about changing" the team name, wading into the controversy over a football nickname that many people deem offensive to Native Americans. Obama, in an interview on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, said team names like the Redskins offend "a sizable group of people." He said that while fans get attached to the nicknames, nostalgia may not be a good enough reason to keep them in place. AP

President Barack Obama says he would “think about changing” the Washington Redskins’ name if he owned the football team as he waded into the controversy involving a word many consider offensive to Native Americans.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

Cowboys can’t shake gloom of late-season flops

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) pauses during a media availability after an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in Landover, Md. The Redskins won 28-18, securing a playoff berth. AP/Evan Vucci

Tony Romo sat alone on the Dallas bench, his stare frozen at the ground on a cold night in Washington. Any number of things could have been going through the mind of the Cowboys quarterback in the final minutes of a 28-18 loss to the Redskins on Sunday night – his third playoffs-or-bust failure in five years in a finale against an NFC East rival.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Redskins beat Cowboys 28-18 to win NFC East

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) reacts as running back Alfred Morris (46) heads for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. AP

Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris needed only four months to put the Washington Redskins in a place they haven’t been this millennium – on top of the NFC East.
Led by a pair of rookies serenaded loudly and lovingly as ”R-G-3!” and ”Al-fred Mor-ris!,” the Redskins claimed their first division title since 1999, beating the archrival Dallas Cowboys 28-18 Sunday night in a winner-take-all finale to end the NFL’s regular season.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

RG3’s jersey, boots headed to Hall of Fame

Eagles' Jason Babin, right, is stiff-armed by the Redskins' Robert Griffin III during the 2nd quarter as the Philadelphia Eagles play the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field in Landover, MD,  on November 18, 2012.  (AP Photo/Philadelphia Daily News, David Maialetti)  THE EVENING BULLETIN OUT, TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

  ASHBURN, Virginia — Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III already has a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. On Wednesday, the hall collected the grass- and dirt-stained burgundy jersey and boots worn by Griffin when he set the NFL single-season record for yards rushing by a quarterback in the Redskins’ win over […]

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

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