WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington’s NFL team is shedding the “Redskins” name and logo after recent pressure from sponsors and decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans. The change comes less than two weeks after team owner Dan Snyder launched an organizational review of the name. A new name for one of football’s oldest franchises must still be selected and it’s unclear how soon that will happen. Native American experts and advocates have long protested the name they call a “dictionary-defined racial slur.” The name dates to 1933 when the team was still based in Boston.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing two sports teams that are considering name changes in the wake of a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality. Trump tweeted Monday that, “They name teams […]
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dak Prescott carved up the Washington Redskins’ defense with his arm and his legs, completing 26 of 30 passes for 269 yards and three touchdowns […]
The Dallas Cowboys are out of the playoffs despite a 47-16 season-ending win over Washington. Dak Prescott threw for four touchdowns, but the defending NFC East champions were eliminated from the postseason when Philadelphia beat […]