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  • Good Redskins tickets available. So who’s interested?

    08/08/2018 9:47:44 AM PDT · by C19fan · 34 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 6, 2018 | Barry Svrluga
    he email blares the advertisement in the old language of the franchise: “We Hail the Home Opener,” it says above logos of the Washington Redskins and the Indianapolis Colts, pushing tickets to the Sept. 16 game at FedEx Field. Tickets are available to that one, and the next week against Green Bay, and in October against Carolina and Dallas and — my goodness — to every single Washington home football game this year. Three players are used to make the pitch, with their pictures to the left of those words: Derrius Guice, Alex Smith and Daron Payne. Total snaps played...
  • Redskins Cheerleaders Describe Topless Photo Shoots and an Uneasy Night Out

    05/02/2018 4:46:04 PM PDT · by C19fan · 71 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 2, 2018 | Juliet Macur
    When the Washington Redskins took their cheerleading squad to Costa Rica in 2013 for a calendar photo shoot, the first cause for concern among the cheerleaders came when Redskins officials collected their passports upon arrival at the resort, depriving them of their official identification. For the photo shoot, at the adults-only Occidental Grand Papagayo resort on Culebra Bay, some of the cheerleaders said they were required to be topless, though the photographs used for the calendar would not show nudity. Others wore nothing but body paint. Given the resort’s secluded setting, such revealing poses would not have been a concern...
  • Redskins Tweet Donald Trump and Jeb Bush Find Common Ground on Washington’s Football Team

    02/21/2018 3:00:17 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 14 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 10/5/2015 | Alan Rappeport
    Mr. Trump. who has made bluntness a hallmark of his presidential bid, said that the Redskins moniker was yet another issue of unnecessary political correctness. The name has been that way for years, he said, and not everyone considers it to be a slur. “I know Indians that are extremely proud of that name,” he said. “They think it’s a positive.” Areas of agreement between Mr. Trump and Mr. Bush have been few since they became presidential candidates, often ridiculing each other on policy and personality. Asked if their shared view on the Redskins might help them turn over a...
  • Obama Aide Was Busted For Taking Upskirt Photos Of Women Around DC

    02/13/2018 11:23:01 AM PST · by b4its2late · 43 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 13, 2018 | by Derek Hunter
    An official in Barack Obama’s White House resigned in 2016 because he was arrested for taking pictures up women’s skirts on DC Metrorail cars, according to the Daily Mail. The official, William Mendoza, was the executive director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education until he resigned in November 2016. Mendoza was convicted after pleading guilty in January 2017 to attempted voyeurism, a misdemeanor. According to the Daily Mail, he used his government-issued iPhone — during work hours — to take the photos and resigned as the Department of Education was readying an investigation into...
  • Washington Redskins Art Monk's Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech (Inspiring)

    02/04/2018 3:29:07 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 5 replies
    Pro Football Hall of Fame ^ | 2008 | Arthur Monk
    Getting here did not come without controversy--But in all due respect, as great as this honor is, it's not what really defines who I am or the things that I've been able to accomplish in my life. I'll always be known as a Redskin... And even now as a Hall of Famer, the one thing I want to make very clear is that my identity and my security is found in the Lord. And what defines me and my validation comes in having accepted his son Jesus Christ as my personal savior. And what defines me is the word of...
  • Chief Wahoo’s departure puts Redskins in spotlight

    01/29/2018 5:28:01 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Monday, January 29, 2018 | Matthew Paras
    When criticism of the use of Native American imagery and names for sports teams escalated in recent years, Washington Redskins fans could always point to the Cleveland Indians and shrug, ‘“At least we don’t have Chief Wahoo.” That argument lost a little potency Monday when the Indians announced the franchise, under pressure from MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, is removing the buck-toothed caricature of a Native American from team uniforms beginning in 2019. The Redskins have faced much of the same criticism as the Indians, and with Cleveland moving to further downplay Chief Wahoo, pressure on Washington owner Dan Snyder to...
  • Many open seats as Cowboys-Redskins kickoff (less than half full)

    12/01/2017 2:01:21 AM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Star-Telegram ^ | 11/30/17 | STEFAN STEVENSON
    ARLINGTON The luster of the Dallas Cowboys may be growing dull. The stadium that seats over 90,000 was less than half full at kickoff Thursday night at AT&T Stadium. Rally towels laid on the back of seats throughout the stadium stood out starkly.
  • NFL Thanksgiving Primetime Ratings Crash by 10 Percent

    11/25/2017 7:17:14 AM PST · by Bon of Babble · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Nov. 24, 2017 | Dylan Gwinn
    Thanksgiving’s primetime clash between the Redskins and the Giants registered a 9.7 in metered markets, down 10 percent from last year.
  • Why Trump Won: Liberal Magazine Triggered That Washington Redskins Are Playing On Thanksgiving

    11/23/2017 6:39:36 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | November 23, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    If there is one thing that is totally offensive this Thanksgiving holiday, it’s that the Washington Redskins are playing today. I’m not kidding. The liberal magazine The Nation was quite triggered about this and even reached out to Native American tribes to get a comment. Apparently, this move shows the NFL owners's “true colors, “or something. I’m hoping this a joke, or even satire, because no one cares about the Redskins name. No one. And it’s not going to change—ever. Yeah, I know all the posts about Thanksgiving being some genocidal holiday, or how history has given us the wrong...
  • Tickets for Redskins Thanksgiving game vs. Giants going for as little as $7

    11/21/2017 3:58:49 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 73 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | Nov 21, 2017 | By: staff
    WASHINGTON - The playoff hopes for the Washington Redskins took a big hit Sunday after they lost to the New Orleans Saints and blew a 15-point fourth quarter lead in the process. After the loss, it appears the Redskins fan base is also reeling as well based off of the ticket prices for their next home game on Thanksgiving. The Redskins will have a short turnaround this week as they will host the New York Giants at Fedex Field on Thursday. While the matchup will be a nationally televised battle between NFC East rivals, there are tickets available on the...
  • By Having the Washington R*dskins Host a Game on Thanksgiving, NFL Owners Show Their True Colors

    11/19/2017 7:20:35 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 44 replies
    The Nation ^ | November 17, 2017 | Dave Zirin
    This NFL season has blazed new political trails as players have used their platform to stand up to racism in the face of a ferocious backlash. It has truly been a season of firsts. But there is another “first” on the immediate horizon that speaks to the league’s baldly reactionary history in regards to race.
  • 49ers, among leaders of anthem protests, play in Trump’s Washington

    10/15/2017 8:30:00 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 34 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 14, 2017 | Ann Killion
    The 49ers are in the belly of the beast. Smack in the world of spin and obstruction, of base-pandering and attention-deflecting. Washington politics came to the 49ers last Sunday, with the vice president of the United States using their game in Indianapolis as a vehicle to further the divisive issue of players, largely African American, kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice.
  • ESPN Flip-Flops on Televising Anthem

    10/02/2017 3:18:10 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Rush ^ | October 2, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Well! I have just stumbled across something that’s a little interesting to me here. That combines a couple of issues. That otherwise would not be related. Happy to have you here, my friends. It’s Rush Limbaugh and the most listened to radio talk show in America, the EIB Network, Limbaugh Institute for Advanced Conservative Studies, Anti-Leftist Studies, and Anti-Media Studies. No graduates, no degrees. The learning never ends. It’s 800-282-2882 if you want to be on the program. Okay. I wasn’t gonna mention this until we had finished or completed our discussion of the event in Las Vegas. However,...
  • ESPN 'will not carry' national anthem before Redskins-Chiefs on 'Monday Night Football'

    10/01/2017 4:38:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 83 replies
    Sporting News ^ | 10/1 | Michael McCarthy
    ESPN will pass on showing live player protests during Week 4 of the NFL season. The Disney-owned network told Sporting News it won't air the playing of the national anthem before Redskins vs. Chiefs on "Monday Night Football." The NFL's TV partners normally do not show players before the unfurling of the American flag and singing/playing of the national anthem, except before the Super Bowl and other select games. But given viewer interest around players staging demonstrations last week, ESPN, Fox Sports, NBC Sports, CBS Sports, NFL Network and DirecTV all provided live anthem coverage during Week 3. SNIP NBC...
  • Did Raiders Throw NFL Game Over Anthem?

    09/29/2017 6:28:09 AM PDT · by maggief · 49 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 28, 2017
    YouTube description: Driving to a follow up visit I was listening to the Armstrong and Getty Show (The Morning Answer sucks!) and they broke some news that will surely be investigated to be substantiated if true. Due to the quarterback standing during the anthem and the all black offensive line kneeling, there could be some ideological as well as racial animus going on. I included Bill O'Reilly's thoughts as well.
  • Shock Report:NFL's Oakland Raiders Threw the Game...

    09/29/2017 6:43:43 AM PDT · by Mrs.Z · 247 replies
    Inside sources say that the Oakland Raiders offensive line threw the game against the Redskins after QB Derek Carr refused to kneel for the National Anthem.
  • ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Down Again On Day Of Player Protests

    09/25/2017 7:49:26 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 89 replies ^ | 25 September 2017 | Dominic Patten
    On a day full of criticisms from Donald Trump, political protests, linked arms, players taking a knee or not coming on the field during the National Anthem and renewed pleas for unity from the league NBC and the NFL took a hit last night on Sunday Night Football. In metered market numbers, the primetime match-up between the 27-10 winning Washington Redskins and the Oakland Raiders snared an 11.6/20. The worst SNF has performed this season so far, that’s an 8% dip from the early numbers of last week’s Atlanta Falcon’s 34-23 win over the Green Bay Packers. Gaining cheers and...
  • Sunday Night NFL Ratings Down 10% – Lowest Ratings of the Season

    09/25/2017 7:53:19 AM PDT · by davikkm · 71 replies
    On Friday night President Trump lashed out at NFL players protesting the national anthem on Friday while at a campaign rally for Senator Luther Strange (R-AL). On Sunday over two hundred NFL players and staff knelt down in protest during the national anthem. Americans reacted to the controversy by boycotting the league. Early numbers show weekly NFL ratings may be down by 10% due to the stunt.
  • 2017 NFL TV RATINGS - Week 1

    09/13/2017 9:09:35 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 100 replies
    SNF NYG-DAL NBC +2% Late DH SEA-GB FOX -18% Kickoff KC-NE NBC -14% Single Various CBS -18% Early DH PHI-WSH FOX -28%
  • A Maryland School is Prohibiting Students From Wearing Redskins Gear, Citing 'Deeply Insulting' Name

    08/30/2017 7:45:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 50 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | August 29, 2017 | Daniel Rappaport
    The events in Charlottesville ignited a fierce national debate on the merits of symbols commemorating the Confederacy and its leaders. But statues of Robert E. Lee and flags modeled after that of the Confederacy aren't America's only reminders of its racist past. The Washington Redskins' namesake has its origins in a racial slur used by pioneers of the American West to describe Native Americans. Predictably, this ugly reality is a source of seemingly constant controversy, and the debate is brought back to the forefront nearly every time any entity of note takes a stand against it. The most notable example...