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Report: Washington to Shed ‘Redskins’ Name Monday

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington’s NFL team will get rid of the name ‘Redskins’ on Monday, according to multiple reports. It’s unclear when a new name will be revealed for one of the league’s oldest franchises. USA Today, ESPN, The Washington Post, Washington Times and Sports Business Journal reported Sunday night that owner Dan Snyder…

Dennis McKinnon on Redskins: ‘Apologizing Not so Much from the Heart, but from the...

The NFL’s Washington Redskins’ reevaluation of its team name is motivated by financial concerns, assessed former NFL wide receiver Dennis McKinnon on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Sunday with host Joel B. Pollak. “A lot of what I’m seeing right now, going on in the country, is apologizing,” McKinnon said. “Apologizing not so much from the heart, but from…

Stadium Sponsor FedEx Requests Washington Redskins Change Team Name

July 2 (UPI) — FedEx, which holds the naming rights to the Washington Redskins’ stadium, has asked the NFL franchise to change its team name. “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name,” FedEx said in a statement Thursday, according to ESPN and ABC 7 News in…

Patriots to Sign Former Panthers QB Cam Newton

Cam Newton’s stint as a free agent appears to be coming to an end. The New England Patriots are reportedly signing the out-of-work signal-caller to a one-year deal. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported the news on Sunday. Former NFL MVP Cam Newton has reached agreement on a one-year, incentive-laden deal with the New England Patriots,…

J.J. Watt Claims Anthem Protests ‘Not About the Flag’

Houston Texans defensive end J.J.Watt rejected a fan’s notion that he would not approve of protests during the national anthem, and insisted that anthem protests are “not about the flag.” Over the weekend, a fan posted a tweet exclaiming that Watt “won’t be taking a knee” if the NFL finally starts its 2020 season. But…

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Says League Was ‘Wrong’ on Player Protests Against ‘Systematic Oppression...

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday, on behalf of all 32 teams, that Black Lives Matter and insisted that “we the National Football League admit we were wrong for not listening to players.” “We, the National Football League, condemn racism and the systematic oppression of black people,” Goodell said in response to the police involved…

Roger Goodell Invites Fans to Boo Him for Charity at NFL Draft

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is inviting everyone to boo him during the NFL Draft as part of a campaign to raise money for coronavirus relief. Beer maker and NFL advertiser Bud Light has announced that from April 23 through April 25, it will donate $1 for every tweet that uses the hashtag #BooTheCommish. The NFL…

WATCH: NFL Prospect Makes Penis Joke at Combine

They say honesty is the best policy, but one can take that policy a bit too far. NFL prospect Trey Adams of Washington was recently asked at the NFL Combine, “If you could change anything about yourself, what would it be?” After mulling it over, Adams then says he would like a “Bigger d*ck.” As to…

Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas Football Team Takes Part in Super Bowl LIV Rehearsal

TV cameras were watching as the football team from the Florida high school where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting two years ago ran plays on the field where Super Bowl LIV is being held. About 50 players from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland took to the Hard Rock Stadium turf Friday as stand-ins for players from…

Trump Supporter Nick Bosa Voted Defensive Rookie of the Year

While President Trump rallies voters to his cause in the run up to the 2020 election, one of his supporters has already secured a crushing majority of votes in a more low-profile, albeit important election of his own. 49ers defensive end and noted Trump supporter Nick Bosa, secured an overwhelming number of votes and won…

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