Posts Tagged ‘pigskins’

Unobstructed View: Worst Week Ever

The Nats were supposed to be the chance for a D.C. sports team to distinguish itself from a circus sideshow.

Unobstructed View: In Defense of Fair-Weather Fans

For some reason, people really seem to care if the Nationals have good fans.

Pigskins Shame Spiral: Norton and California vs. Washington Football Team

Eleanor Holmes Norton and the California State Assembly say "nay" to the status quo.

Unobstructed View: The RG Theseus Paradox

Matt Terl on the benching of Robert Griffin III.

Feds Intervene in Washington Football Team Trademark Dispute

The Department of Justice is not taking a position on the team's name, just a federal statute.

Gear Prudence: Do Bad NFL Teams Cause Road Rage?

Plus: Gift ideas for the bicyclist in your life

Del. Norton Introduces Bill to Strip NFL of Tax-Exempt Status Over Washington Football Team Name

A similar bill has already been introduced in the Senate.

Pigskins Shame Spiral: NPR

NPR shows some restraint.

Pigskins Shame Spiral: Team Fan Dressed in Redface

One exuberant fan shows the problems with defending the team's name.

The Pigskins Daily Show Segment You’ve Been Waiting For

But the good stuff was cut.

Legislation Would Ban D.C. Schools From Using Race-Based Team Names or Mascots

A number of District schools have Native American-related mascots.

Etsy Policy Change Means the End of Pigskins Thongs, Bedazzled Toms, and Wedding-Cake Toppers

Sorry, crafty Pigskins fans.

Shame Spiral: The Fans

Sales of 'Skins gear have dropped 35 percent.

Washington Football Team Appeals Decision to Strip Team of Its Federal Trademark

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 [...]

The Needle: Richmond Goes Hollywood

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 [...]