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Sports Media: Dictionary More Correct Than Native Americans on Definition of ‘Redskin’

The hurt is still quite strong within the sports media, in the wake of the Washington Post poll declaring that 9 out of 10 Native Americans are not offended by the word “Redskin.” This particular episode of sour grapes comes from NBC’s Pro Football Talk, headed-up by Mike Florio, who was one of the first members of the sports media to stop using the word “Redskin.”

Japanese Cheerleader, Azusa Makes The Washington Redskins Cheerleaders

Special to May 26, 2016 On April 9th, the final audition was held for 2016-2017 Washington Redskins squad. Japanese native, Azusa made the team as one of eight rookies. The Washington DC area will be her new home for the next few years as she dances on the sidelines at FedEx Field [...]

Redskins WR DeSean Jackson Cost Himself A $500K Bonus By Missing Practice

“PRACTICE? WE TALKING BOUT PRACTICE, NOT A GAME, NOT A GAME, BUT PRACTICE.” It’s been over 10+ years since Allen Iverson delivered that infamous practice speech. Fast forward to 2016 and Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson probably wishes he had shown up to practice, because he cost himself a $500K bonus by not doing so. […]

Forget the poll: 'Redskin' offends, and the NFL should drop the name

The battle over whether the word “redskin” is a pejorative took an odd twist with a poll by the Washington Post that found 9 in 10 self-identified Native Americans weren't offended by the term. Then came a New York Times initiative that drew more than 2,000 responses, heavy on Native Americans...

Media Duck and Cover, Ignore WashPost Poll on Native Americans Not Being Offended by ‘Redskins

The Washington Post released late Thursday for Friday’s print edition a surprising poll that 90 percent of Native Americans were not offended by the term “redskins” which dealt the apologist liberal media a massive blow in their quest to force the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name. Show More Summary

Who Decides What's Offensive?

You may have heard about the controversy over the name of the Washington Redskins (an American football team), as some find it offensive. What measure, of what group, to what magnitude, can we use as a society to determine whether something becomes objectively "offensive?" Some surprising poll results, too.

Activist: Poll on Washington Redskins Name “is Absurd…Trivializes” Native Americans

The lead plaintiff in the case against the Washington Redskins, Amanda Blackhorse, was not pleased with the poll results: The act of polling a human rights issue is absurd. It trivializes the reports and experiences of those native people who’ve been hurt and damaged by native stereotypes and by the Washington team name,” Blackhorse said […]

ESPN Says Native Americans Not Smart Enough to be Offended by ‘Redskins

During Thursday’s broadcast of “Around the Horn,” a group of ESPN reporters suggested that the 9 out of 10 Native Americans surveyed in a telling Washington Post poll about the

Bob Costas Lectures Native Americans: Redskins Name Still ‘Offensive’

Despite the fact that an overwhelming amount of Native Americans do not find the Washington Redskins team name offensive, Bob Costas thinks he knows better. The liberal sportscaster on Friday talked to the Washington Post and ignored the impact of a new poll finding 90 percent support for the moniker.

A Heated Linguistic Debate: What Makes ‘Redskins’ a Slur?

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In a twist to a long-running debate over a team’s name, most Native Americans don’t seem to mind the term, according to a recent Washington Post poll.

No, ‘Washington Redskins’ Isn’t Offensive, But Here’s A Label That Is

The Washington Redskins football team name has been a powder keg of controversy on-and-off over the last few decades among a small portion of tribes and 100 percent of the politically correct crowd. With President Barack Obama and a number of other politicians weighing in and advising team owner Daniel Snyder to change the name... Show More Summary

Poll: 9 in 10 Native Americans Not Offended by Washington Redskins Name

RIP to the liberal narrative. How about actually helping the Native American people instead of being offended for them? Nine in 10 Native Americans say they are not offended by the Washington Redskins name, according to a new Washington Post poll that shows how few ordinary Indians have been persuaded by a national movement to change […]

The Washington Redskins Controversy is Liberal Paternalism At Its Worst

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It turns out that for the past three years, when countless thought pieces and editorials demanded the Redskins change their name because of the anguish and deep...

Washington Post Poll Shows That Opponents Of The Redskins Name Are Waging A Futile Battle

The 90% of Native Americans who don't think the Redskins name is offensive apparently don't matter to activists who still want it changed.

Former Washington Pro Bowler now opposes team's name

A decisive new Washington Post poll released Thursday indicated that an overwhelming percentage of Native Americans do not have a problem with the use of the name "Redskins" to identify an NFL team. Critics of the poll have challenged...Show More Summary

Washington Redskins Get Support Over Moniker

For the Washington Redskins, fighting for their name has been a long and drawn out process.

Will a new poll on the Redskins name alter the legal fight over the team’s federal trademarks?

The Washington Post survey shows 9 in 10 Native Americans aren’t offended by the name. But that might not matter to the courts.

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