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  • Niners want big season in new home

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - San Francisco 49ers - INSIDE SLANT While most the offseason talk was about quarterback Colin Kaepernick's big new contract, the San Francisco 49ers will focus on more problematic issues when they start training...
  • Falcons head to camp with rebuilt OL

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Atlanta Falcons - INSIDE SLANT After missing the playoffs by a lot with an ugly 4-12 record last season, head coach Mike Smith and quarterback Matt Ryan will try to get the Atlanta Falcons back in gear when...
  • Big Ben, offense are the key in Pittsburgh

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Pittsburgh Steelers - INSIDE SLANT Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will have new weapons in rugged running back LeGarrette Blount and speedy receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to go along with Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown...
  • New name for Redskins? How about Washington Drones?

    With the Obama administration using federal muscle to tell the Washington Redskins it's time to change that unacceptable name of theirs, let me make one thing perfectly clear. We probably should help the Redskins pick a new one. And let's do it...
  • Roger Goodell has chance to do the right thing

    Roger Goodell has chance to do the right thing
    When the U.S. patent office canceled the trademark for the Redskins after concluding the team's nickname disparaged Native Americans, the ruling immediately put pressure on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to assert his power — a burden NBA...
  • Bears' Washington native backs Redskins nickname

    Bears' Washington native backs Redskins nickname
    Bears receiver Josh Morgan grew up in southeast Washington, about seven blocks from RFK Stadium when the Redskins played there and played well. The "Redskins" mascot is a point of pride for him because of its connection to his home and how people...
  • Times change, and so do teams' nicknames

    Times change, and so do teams' nicknames
    Times change, attitudes change and — sometimes, but not always — the nicknames of sports teams change along with them. The U.S. Patent Office's decision to cancel six federal trademark registrations the Redskins own on the grounds that the...
  • Washington Redskins trademark registration canceled

    Washington Redskins trademark registration canceled
    The Washington Redskins once wore a circled R on their helmets. Now the NFL team might be without a circled R — as in registered trademark — on its logo. The push to persuade the Redskins to change their nickname entered a new phase...
  • U.S. patent office agrees: 'Redskins' is racist

    U.S. patent office agrees: 'Redskins' is racist
    Dealing a blow to efforts by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder and the National Football League to defend the team's nickname, a panel of administrative judges at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday canceled the team's trademarks. The...
  • Patent office revokes Redskins' trademark protection

    Patent office revokes Redskins' trademark protection
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the federal trademarks for the National Football League's Washington Redskins because they disparage Native Americans, the agency said on Wednesday. The decision by a Patent...
  • Redskins name controversy at tipping point?

     Redskins name controversy at tipping point?
    The Washington Redskins once wore a circled R on their helmets. Now, they could become the first NFL team without a circled R — registered trademark — next to their logo. The NFL team on Wednesday lost the trademark to its own team name...