The ruling for an Asian-American band named the Slants is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their fight to keep the team name, which many find insulting.
Those making the case that it's high time the Washington Redskins changed their name got a boost Wednesday from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, which decided to cancel half a dozen federal trademark registrations owned by the NFL team.
The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation of Northern California paid a "substantial" amount of money to air a one-minute version of this ad in seven major American cities during the NBA Finals. It is compelling, persuasive and powerful.
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I'm a bit late to the topic, but the Washington, D.C., professional football team really ought to change its name.
Responding to a plea from members of Congress to change the Washington Redskins' bigoted name, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote, "The name is a unifying force that stands for strength, courage, pride and respect."
If you are a football fan and are appalled by what happened Sunday and want to find someone to blame, look in the mirror. It is the fans -- in the stands and in front of their television sets -- who have made football our national sport. Risk and injury are not just a part of the game, they are at its heart.