VERONA, N.Y. — Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Indian Nation didn’t start the movement to change the name of the Washington Redskins, but the upstate New York tribal leader has turned up the heat. Halbritter, who emerged as a leader in the effort with the tribe’s “Change the Mascot” campaign, heads a tribal delegation that […]
ARLINGTON, Texas — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he believes Washington owner Daniel Snyder is “way down the road” in consideration of whether the team should change its nickname. Goodell got a question Sunday about the latest debate over the name during a question-and-answer session with Dallas season ticket-holders before the Cowboys’ game against the […]
Legislation that would have offered greater protection to reporters in defamation lawsuits failed in the Senate on Wednesday, capping what was a tough morning of rhetoric for reporters. Apparently, those of us in the print medium are in decline (at least in numbers) and because of that, public figures in Maryland must be wary of […]
The Washington Redskins on Tuesday urged Maryland’s top court to sack prior decisions requiring the team to pay Maryland workers’ compensation benefits to ex-punter Tom Tupa, who suffered a career-ending back injury during preseason warm-ups at FedEx Field in Landover in 2005. The team’s lawyer told the Court of Appeals that Tupa’s contract expressly called […]
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A few interested parties have entered the Dan Snyder-City Paper libel lawsuit with (rhetorical) guns a-blazin’. The Washington chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed an amicus brief in support of City Paper’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the Washington Redskins’ owner in response to a November 2010 article. Among the dozen […]
In a victory for deaf sports fans, a federal appellate court has affirmed their right to equal access to aural content broadcast at the Washington Redskins’ FedEx Field, including lyrics to the music played during the game. In an unpublished holding exactly a year after lawyers argued the case in Richmond, a divided panel of […]