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New challenge coming for “Redskins” trademark

New challenge coming for “Redskins” trademark

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 6, 2013
The Washington Redskins have made clear that they have no interest in changing their team name, no matter how many people say they’re offended by it. But they’re now facing a renewed legal challenge that could change their way of thinking. On Thursday
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  • Wizards' Beal out against Wolves

    Wizards' Beal out against Wolves

    nba.com Mar 6, 2013
    Washington Wizards rookie Bradley Beal was scratched from the lineup against Minnesota on Wednesday night because of a sprained left ankle.
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  • Redskins Mock Draft Tracker

    Redskins Mock Draft Tracker

    redskins.com Mar 6, 2013
    The NFL Scouting Combine is complete and national pundits have updated their draft boards to include their most recent evaluations of the prospects. Many of the more well-known draft boards only offer opinions on the first round of the NFL Draft, and co…
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  • Trent Williams is training with Adrian Peterson

    Trent Williams is training with Adrian Peterson

    washingtonpost.com Mar 6, 2013
      “Let’s get it,” Adrian Peterson tweeted this week, along with the above action photo. Nice image of a guy refusing to relax despite a 2,000-yard season. For Redskins fans, though, the highlight of the picture was located one treadmill … Continu
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  • ‘W’ is for whoa: Washington Nationals logo forms on Philly crea…

    ‘W’ is for whoa: Washington Nationals logo forms on Philly cream cheese lid

    yahoo.com Mar 6, 2013
    I swear this really happened in my kitchen: I was toasting bagels and I looked down and there it was: The Washington Nationals 'W' logo had appeared, made of delicious Philly cream cheese, on the disposable lid of the container. This was an organic happ…
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  • Todd McShay's new mock draft is up

    Todd McShay's new mock draft is up

    ESPN.com Mar 6, 2013
    Unfortunately for Redskins fans, still only the first round. But here's a look at who Todd McShay is picking for the other three NFC East teams in his newest mock draft , hot off the presses. 4. Philadelphia Eagles: Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama. My take: N…
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  • After Twins' camp, Meyer could reach new heights

    After Twins' camp, Meyer could reach new heights

    MLB.com Mar 6, 2013
    It's easy to forget that Alex Meyer, who was acquired in the trade that sent Denard Span to the Nationals, has just one year of experience in the Minors and has yet to reach to Double-A.
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  • Lindsay Czarniak’s Stephen Strasburg bit on SportsCenter

    Lindsay Czarniak’s Stephen Strasburg bit on SportsCenter

    washingtonpost.com Mar 6, 2013
    If you thought the dawn of the 2013 baseball season meant the end of Stephen Strasburg Shutdown jokes, you also likely believe we will never again hear about a politician weighing in on the Redskins name, or about pending massive … Continue reading →
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  • Redskins hire A.J. Smith as senior executive

    Redskins hire A.J. Smith as senior executive

    profootballtalk.com Mar 6, 2013
    During the combine, word surfaced that former Chargers General Manager A.J. Smith was expected to take a role in the Redskins front office. That came to pass on Wednesday with the announcement that Smith will be a senior executive for the team in 2013. …
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  • London Fletcher prepping for a return

    London Fletcher prepping for a return

    It appears as though veteran linebacker London Fletcher intends to at least try to return to the Washington Redskins for the 2013 season. Fletcher, who has said more than once since the end of the season that he would take time to decide whether to reti…
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  • Breakfast links: Cowboys' new defense

    Breakfast links: Cowboys' new defense

    ESPN.com Mar 6, 2013
    Washington Redskins Who will have to restructure their contracts in order to get the Redskins under the salary cap? Rich Tandler has a look at the candidates, including DeAngelo Hall, Adam Carriker and Santana Moss. This stuff's going to start to happen…
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