The Nats were supposed to be the chance for a D.C. sports team to distinguish itself from a circus sideshow.
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For some reason, people really seem to care if the Nationals have good fans.
Eleanor Holmes Norton and the California State Assembly say "nay" to the status quo.
Matt Terl on the benching of Robert Griffin III.
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 [...]