Thousands Gather To Protest Redskins NameThousands of people gathered Sunday morning outside TCF Bank Stadium to protest the Washington Reskins team name. The protesters say the name is the only one in the NFL that is considered a racial slur.
Redskins Get Into Crash On Way To Vikings GameTwo buses carrying the Washington Redskins got into a crash Sunday morning with a squad car just blocks away from TCF Bank Stadium.
New TV Ad Points Out Hypocrisy In 'Redskins' SlurThe fight to change offensive sports team nicknames has been waging for decades. In fact, protests took place during the Twins' 1991 World Series against the Atlanta Braves, as well as Washington's appearance when Minnesota hosted the 1992 Super Bowl.
March And Rally Seek To End Use Of ‘Redskins’ NameThe logo and mascot for Washington's NFL team has been at the center of protests in the past. David Glass of the National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media is one of the offended sees the name "Redskins" as discriminatory and harmful. "We're not mascots and its time for the 'R' word to go," Glass said.
'No Honor In Racism Rally' Planned For Vikings-Redskins GameA controversial football team is coming to town and not everyone is on board because of their name and mascot. At a press conference Thursday, the National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media announced a rally, called "No Honor In Racism Rally," which will be held during next week's Vikings game.
Keidel: Hail On The RedskinsUncle Sam dipped his beak in the NFL waters this week, making a statement about football's most controversial franchise
Keidel: The NFL, 'N' Word, And CensorshipThe NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It's probably the most delicate and toxic topic we'll ever discuss in sports.
Vikings Have 5 Starters Inactive Vs. Redskins As expected, the Minnesota Vikings put five starters on their inactive list for their game against the Washington Redskins.
Carter Receives HOF Ring At Skins-Vikings Game An official from the Pro Football Hall of Fame opened the large black box, took out the enormous ring given to those inducted and handed it to Cris Carter. The former Minnesota Vikings great put it on his finger and took a long look at it.
Keidel: Fail To The RedskinsWhen I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.
Dispute Over Redskins Name Flares Up In Minnesota A long-running dispute over the name of the Washington NFL franchise has flared up in Minnesota, where the construction of a new stadium for the Vikings has provided an entree for American Indian groups and supporters who consider the Redskins name and logo racist.