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New Post Redskins Reporter Couldn’t Write “Redskins” at Last Job

New Washington Post football writer Kent Babb, whose hire was announced in an internal memo today, will find himself covering unfamiliar territory in the Redskins. But unlike any other newly-arrived sports reporter, there's one more thing about the team Babb won't be used to—writing the team's name.
That's because Babb was working as a columnist for [...]

Kansas Star’s Blanket Redskins Ban Not So Blanket After All

There was a stir recently after the Kansas City Star made public its refusal to print the Washington Redskins' full name, on account of it being a vile slur. The paper's decision to just call the team "Washington" inspired Washington City Paper's own search for a new nickname. But the Star doesn't always follow its [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Remember When This Was Called ‘Redskins Weather’?

Hate to stomp on the weather beat that others at City Desk are already covering with gusto. But I'll stick to forecasts, and stay away from the retrocasting favored by the boss.
So, Sunday in Landover at kickoff: 47 degrees, rainy, winds 13 miles an hour from the north and 100 percent cloud cover. That used [...]