Posts Tagged ‘shame spiral’

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.

Shame Spiral: The Fans

Sales of 'Skins gear have dropped 35 percent.

Pigskins Shame Spiral: Washington Post Editorial Board

The Pigskins Shame Spiral is an occasional feature tracking developments related to the name of D.C.'s beloved football team.
Who: The Washington Post editorial board.
Change the name? Yes.

Shame Spiral: DeAngelo Hall

The Pigskins Shame Spiral is an occasional feature tracking developments related to the name of D.C.'s beloved football team.
Who: DeAngelo Hall, cornerback for the Washington Pigskins.

Pigskins Shame Spiral: The Boston Globe

The Pigskins Shame Spiral is an occasional feature tracking developments related to the name of D.C.'s beloved football team.
Who: The Boston Globe editorial board.

Pigskins Shame Spiral: Harry Reid

 
Who: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
Change the name? Yep.

Pigskins Shame Spiral: PETA

The Pigskins Shame Spiral is an occasional feature tracking developments related to the name of D.C.'s beloved football team.
Who: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
Change the name? No, simply change the meaning of the name.

The Needle: Nose Bleed Seats

Shame Spiral: ESPN's ombudsman reported today on a modest campaign within the sports media giant to stop using the offensive name of Washington's football team. Grantland editor Bill Simmons also refrained from using the team's moniker in a recent column. +2
Nose=Bleed Seats: The powers that be scheduled the Pigskins' season opener smack in the middle of rush hour at [...]

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