The Department of Justice is not taking a position on the team's name, just a federal statute.
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A similar bill has already been introduced in the Senate.
NPR shows some restraint.
One exuberant fan shows the problems with defending the team's name.
But the good stuff was cut.
A number of District schools have Native American-related mascots.
Sorry, crafty Pigskins fans.
Sales of 'Skins gear have dropped 35 percent.
The Washington football team, as expected, filed a lawsuit today to overturn the U.S. trademark board's June decision to strip the team of its federal trademark on the basis that the team's name is disparaging to Native Americans.
The team filed the suit in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia against the five Native Americans [...]
Just Another Earthquake-Sex Joke: The Washington Post's live blog of the ongoing proceedings of the federal corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife could be the best thing on the Internet this week. A highlight: In trying to show that the relationship between Maureen McDonnell and Jonnie Williams Sr., the CEO of Star Scientific, was more than pure [...]
The Pigskins Shame Spiral is an occasional feature tracking developments related to the name of D.C.'s beloved football team.
Who: Hillary Clinton, 2016 presidential candidate?
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The D.C. Police Department is using high-risk sting operations in which undercover police officers lure [...]
YOLO: This Virginia man successfully (?) hit all 86 Metro stations on his day off, a mission that took him 19 hours and cost $70. +1
Pigskins Predictions: Sports Illustrated's Peter King believes the Washington football team will have a new name by 2016. +3
Who: A federal judge in Maryland.
Change the name? Yep.