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  • The Redskins and the thought police [Letter]

    The Redskins and the thought police [Letter]
    The Washington Redskins registered their trademark with the U.S. Patent Office in 1967. From all accounts, there were no complaints. That same office, acting arbitrarily, capriciously and unreasonably, revoked the trademark this week, bowing to continuing pressure from groups opposed to the name as a "racial slur" ("Washington's offensive line," June 20). Oklahoma, which got it's name from the Choctaw Indians, means, "red people"! Should the state be forced to change it's name, also? Hundreds of Native American schools throughout the country proudly use the nickname "Redskins." Should they be forced to change their nicknames, too?
  • NBC Bets Big On Matt Lauer To Help Win Morning-Show Wars

    Matt Lauer was hosting "Today" when the venerable morning program lost its first-place status to ABC's "Good Morning America." Now the Peacock hopes his continued presence on the show will help it recapture its former glory. In a move that resolves...

    NBC Tops Sports Emmys, Extends 'Sunday Night Football' Streak

    NBC led the field Tuesday with six wins at the 35th annual Sports Emmy Awards, presented at Frederick P. Rose Hall in Gotham. The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" (pictured) extended its streak in the live sports series category to a sixth consecutive...

    After a trying few years, Orioles legend Brooks Robinson 'getting stronger every day'

    After a trying few years, Orioles legend Brooks Robinson 'getting stronger every day'
    Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson has been through a lot over the past several years, but he clearly hasn't lost his sense of humor. During a question-and-answer session before joining NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas for a fundraiser at Caves Valley...

    NBC Sports delivers again on Preakness coverage

    NBC Sports delivers again on Preakness coverage
    If one of the hallmarks of true greatness is consistency, NBC Sports is a truly great operation, because again, it came, it covered, it turned in another top-notch Preakness telecast. Covering a horse race for a mainstream audience is not nearly as easy...