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Federal judge won't use 'Redskins' in court, documents

The Washington Redskins' nickname has long been controversial, but a recent case in Maryland federal court has thrown the team's name back into the spotlight.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 10:06am EDT

Tags: Washington Redskins, U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte, The Washington Post

Study shows range of views about Redskins' name change

A WTOP poll took the pulse of the area after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled the 'Skins trademark registration.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 05:35am EDT

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, Beltway Poll, Washington Redskins

Redskins hire political blogger, fans question cheerleaders post

The Redskins are making some political moves in preparation to defend the team's name. And, some fans say the team's cheerleaders made a bad call.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 05:44pm EDT

Tags: Cloherty, Redskins cheerleaders, Instagram, Daniel Snyder, Megan Cloherty, Washington Redskins

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What's a better name for 'Washington Redskins'?

WTOP took to social media to ask people what, if any name, should replace the "Washington Redskins" if this is the end for the team's nickname?

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 11:54am EDT

Tags: Washington Redskins,

Church group votes to boycott Redskins over name

A major sector of the United Church of Christ is calling for a boycott of the Washington Redskins until the team changes its name.

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 06:43pm EDT

Tags: Central Atlantic Conference, native americans, John Deckenback

RG3 helps student with cerebral palsy go to prom

Prom is one of the biggest events in a teenager's life, and RG3 helped make it even more special for one student.

Friday - 05/30/2014, 09:17am EDT

Tags: RG3, Robert Griffin III, Cerebral palsy

Congressman demands explanation of 'racist' Redskins name

After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver banned LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the league for racist comments made in private, Congressman Henry Waxman says he wonders how the team's owner and the NFL can justify the Redskins' name.

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 02:27am EDT

Tags: Dan Snyder, Roger Goodell, Henry Waxman

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After missing 1st round, Redskins ready to draft

Friday - 05/09/2014, 01:00am EDT

Tags: NFL Draft

John McCain says he'd change Redskins name

A former candidate for president is weighing in on the Washington Redskins name controversy.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Tags: john mccain

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