• Ron Rivera says Washington rebranding is ‘16- to 18-month process’

    Ron Rivera says Washington rebranding is ‘16- to 18-month process’

    Washington football fans may have to wait up to 18 months for an official rebrand. After ditching its controversial team nickname and logo after a “thorough review” of its brand earlier this month, the organization enacted an interim name for the 2020 season: the Washington Football Team. But first-year Washington coach Ron Rivera revealed on …
  • The Washington Football Team has a new name – sort of

    The Washington Football Team has a new name – sort of

    The NFL’s Washington franchise is making progress at changing their name – sort of. “Effective immediately, Washington will call itself the ‘Washington Football Team,’ pending adoption of a new name,” ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted Thursday morning. “This is not a final renaming and rebranding for the team, this is the name it wants to use …
  • NFL likely won’t force Dan Snyder to sell Washington football team

    NFL likely won’t force Dan Snyder to sell Washington football team

    Embattled Washington football owner Dan Snyder isn’t expected to lose hold of his team after 15 former employees — and two journalists — said they were sexually harassed during their time with the organization. While the NFL will consider fining the football team and taking action against those accused, the Washington Post eported it is unlikely …
  • The NBA precedent Roger Goodell should use to punish Dan Snyder

    The NBA precedent Roger Goodell should use to punish Dan Snyder

    The model that Roger Goodell’s NFL should use when it decides to discipline Daniel Snyder for his Animal House workplace is not Jerry Richardson, and it is not Donald Sterling. It is NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. It is somewhat immaterial in this case that Cuban is a championship owner and …
  • Dan Snyder, NFL respond to Washington’s ‘disturbing’ sexual harassment scandal

    Dan Snyder, NFL respond to Washington’s ‘disturbing’ sexual harassment scandal

    The Washington Post published a report Thursday in which 15 former female employees of the Washington Redskins, in addition to two journalists who covered the team, claimed they were sexually harassed by team staffers while working for the organization. The bombshell report prompted the Redskins to launch an internal investigation. Team owner Dan Snyder, who …
  • Washington Redskins officially retiring name, logo

    Washington Redskins officially retiring name, logo

    The Redskins are no more. The name and logo were officially retired Monday morning after a review was prompted by recent backlash from corporate sponsors and decades of controversy about its offensive Native American origins. The expected announcement included the term Redskins and came on logoed stationary because the name remains unchanged until the process …