San Francisco Schools Are Retiring ‘Chief.’ That’s Not as Frivolous as It Seems.

But are the sentiments of the few more important than those of the many?

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Charley Taylor, Running Back Turned Hall of Fame Receiver, Dies at 80

After changing positions, he became the most prolific receiver in N.F.L. history and helped make Washington a force in the league.

#deaths-obituaries, #football, #national-football-league, #pro-football-hall-of-fame, #taylor-charley-1941-2022, #washington-redskins

What We Learned From Week 4 of the N.F.L. Season

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is sitting on top of Jerry’s World, the Giants got an instructive win, and Kirk Cousins reverted to form in the Vikings’ loss.

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Can Anyone in the N.F.C. Stop Tom Brady and the Bucs From Repeating?

Tampa Bay returns much of its Super Bowl-winning roster, but Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams have Jordan-and-Pippen-style title dreams for Green Bay.

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N.F.L. Fines Washington Football Team $10 Million

The penalty of a $10 million fine follows an investigation into sexual harassment and abuse in the team’s front office.

#fines-penalties, #football, #goodell-roger, #national-football-league, #sexual-harassment, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-redskins

Daniel Snyder to Buy Out Other Owners of Washington NFL Team

The league is expected to approve a measure that will allow Daniel Snyder to buy total control of the team.

#ethics-and-official-misconduct, #fines-penalties, #football, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #names-organizational, #national-football-league, #rothman-robert-1953, #schar-dwight-c, #sexual-harassment, #smith-frederick-w, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-dc, #washington-redskins, #wilkinson-beth-a

Patriots and 49ers Among N.F.L. Free Agency’s Biggest Spenders

The 2021 salary cap has put a crunch on some teams looking to shore up their rosters. Others have opened their wallets.

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Washington Football Team Will Replace Cheerleaders With a Coed Dance Team

The change came after many accusations of sexual harassment from the women on the cheerleading squad.

#cheerleaders, #football, #national-football-league, #washington-redskins, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Marty Schottenheimer, 77, Winning N.F.L. Coach With Four Teams, Dies

With a running attack known as Martyball, his teams won 200 regular season games and reached the playoffs 13 times but never made it to the Super Bowl.

#alzheimers-disease, #american-football-conference, #cleveland-browns, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #kansas-city-chiefs, #los-angeles-chargers, #national-football-league, #playoff-games, #washington-redskins

Jennifer King Becomes First Black Woman to Coach N.F.L. Full-Time

Washington promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach, making her the first Black woman with a full-time N.F.L. coaching job, amid increasing scrutiny on the diversity of the league’s hiring.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #football, #king-jennifer-1984, #minorities, #national-football-league, #rivera-ron, #washington-redskins, #women-and-girls

A Washington Coach Reaches a First for Black Women in the N.F.L.

Washington promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach, making her the first Black woman with a full-time N.F.L. coaching job, amid increasing scrutiny on the diversity of the league’s hiring.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #football, #jennifer-king, #minorities, #national-football-league, #rivera-ron, #washington-redskins, #women-and-girls

Can’t Measure Heart? N.F.L. Teams Are Trying

Championships can be won and lost when players’ competitive fire kicks in and they exhibit faster-than-normal speed to make a crucial catch or chase down a tackle.

#belichick-bill, #butler-malcolm-1990, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #football, #lewis-ray, #national-football-league, #new-england-patriots, #philadelphia-eagles, #pioli-scott, #reagor-jalen, #washington-redskins, #welker-wes

Bills Win First N.F.L. Playoff Game in Nearly 25 Years

The Bills rewarded fans in attendance by holding on to beat the Colts. An N.F.C. West grudge match follows, along with the Washington rookie Chase Young’s date with Tom Brady.

#allen-josh-1996, #buffalo-bills, #diggs-stefon-1993, #goff-jared-t-1994, #indianapolis-colts, #los-angeles-rams, #national-football-league, #playoff-games, #seattle-seahawks, #smith-alex, #tampa-bay-buccaneers, #washington-redskins, #wilson-russell-1988, #young-chase-1999

Asking the N.F.L. Playoff Questions That Need Answers

Can Tom Brady keep the momentum going? Is Seattle’s defense good again? Can anyone beat the Chiefs?

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Fight for Washington N.F.L. Team Could Tighten Snyder’s Grip on It

Washington’s owner, Daniel Snyder, is working to buy out three minority partners, including one he has accused of running a smear campaign against him.

#football, #national-football-league, #rothman-robert-1953, #schar-dwight-c, #sexual-harassment, #smith-frederick-w, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-redskins

NFL Week 15 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Saturday games return, but this week is dominated by a potential Super Bowl preview between the Saints and the Chiefs.

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NFL Week 12 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Washington’s game against Dallas will be the highlight of Thanksgiving now that Baltimore’s matchup with Pittsburgh has been delayed until Sunday.

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NFL Week 5: Results and Highlights From Sunday’s Games

Dak Prescott’s season appears to be over, Alex Smith came back after nearly two years away, the Ravens demolished Joe Burrow and the Bengals, and the Raiders shocked the Chiefs.

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N.F.L. Takes Over Sexual Harassment Investigation of Washington Team

The law firm conducting the investigation into the claims of more than a dozen women will now answer to officials at league headquarters.

#football, #friel-lisa-m, #national-football-league, #sexual-harassment, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-redskins, #wilkinson-walsh

Private Infighting Roils Owners of Washington N.F.L. Team

The team’s principal owner, Daniel Snyder, wanted to overhaul it this season, but, as court filings show, that task has been complicated by fractions between him and the franchise’s other shareholders.

#blair-mary-ellen, #coaches-and-managers, #dwight-schar, #fedex-corporation, #football, #media-entertainment-arts-worldwide, #names-organizational, #national-football-league, #rivera-ron, #sexual-harassment, #smith-frederick-w, #snyder-daniel-m, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #washington-redskins, #wright-jason-1982

Washington Football Team Coach Ron Rivera Says He Has Cancer

In a year of franchise turmoil, Rivera will undergo treatment for early stage lymphoma while helping to lead organizational change.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #football, #national-football-league, #rivera-ron, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-redskins

Washington Hires Former Player as N.F.L.’s First Black Team President

Jason Wright, 38, who played seven years in the league before becoming a business consultant, will join the Washington Football Team as it continues an overhaul and rebranding.

#football, #washington-redskins, #wright-jason-1982

Washington N.F.L. Harassment Report Shocked Many, but Not Women

Diversity and inclusion advocates said until the league fully addresses its toxic relationship with women, “those stories will keep coming.”

#football, #goodell-roger, #national-football-league, #sexual-harassment, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-redskins, #women-and-girls, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Redskins Hire Law Firm to Review Sexual Misconduct Accusations

The organization hired a Washington-based law firm to conduct an internal review after 15 women said that they were sexually harassed while employed by the team.

#football, #gruden-jay, #rivera-ron, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-redskins, #workplace-environment

Washington Redskins Fans Collected Memorabilia for Years. What Now?

The Redskins’ decision to rebrand transforms decades of memorabilia into artifacts of a racist name.

#football, #memorabilia-and-souvenirs, #race-and-ethnicity, #washington-redskins

A Team by Any Other Name Is Fine, It Turns Out

The Washington N.F.L. franchise is picking a new name. As other pro franchises have learned, the process of rebranding can be as unique as the result.

#football, #logos, #names-organizational, #national-football-league, #native-americans, #snyder-daniel-m, #trademarks-and-trade-names, #washington-redskins, #wolff-matthew-1999

Seeing Native Americans Nowhere, and Everywhere

As Washington’s professional football team retires a team name, a curator at the National Museum of the American Indian talks about our attachment to Native American imagery.

#chaat-smith-paul, #museums, #national-football-league, #national-museum-of-the-american-indian, #native-americans, #washington-redskins

Washington Name Change Was ‘a Long Time Coming’

The Washington N.F.L. team has long been a target of protests but now that its owner has budged, activists are pushing for other teams to follow suit.

#fedex-corporation, #football, #harjo-suzan-shown, #logos, #mascots, #names-organizational, #native-americans, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-redskins

Washington Redskins to Drop Name

The N.F.L. team in Washington announced the move Monday and will continue its search for a new name and logo.

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Stock Markets Ignore Bad News on Infections, Earnings

Daily virus cases are setting records and fears are rising that the economic recovery is fizzling. Investors seem unfazed.

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In Campaign Against Racism, Team Names Get New Scrutiny

It is not just the N.F.L.’s Washington team that could get a name change. A number of schools are also reconsidering nicknames, though some are resisting any switch.

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Washington and the N.F.L. Might Change the Redskins Name. Why Now?

The move toward changing a mascot name after decades of complaints underscores how America’s most popular sport has scrambled to keep up with shifts in public opinion.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #football, #goodell-roger, #mascots, #names-organizational, #national-football-league, #native-americans, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-redskins

Washington Redskins to Review Team’s Nickname

The review — a prelude to a potential change — comes after years of protest from those who find the name offensive and defiance from the team’s owner.

#football, #mascots, #washington-redskins

FedEx Joins Push for Washington Redskins to Be Renamed

The shipping giant paid $205 million for the naming rights to FedEx Field under a sponsorship deal that began in 1999.

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Dr. Robert Gallo: The Case for a Stopgap Vaccine

The noted virologist says a polio vaccine may be an ideal solution until we find a Covid-specific vaccine. Also: Brand names in need of rebranding.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #football, #names-organizational, #vaccination-and-immunization, #washington-redskins

Cody Latimer of the Redskins Faces Assault and Weapons Charges

Deputies went to an apartment complex in Colorado early Saturday morning after receiving a report of gunfire inside a unit, officials said.

#assaults, #cody-latimer, #colorado, #denver-broncos, #firearms, #football, #national-football-league, #washington-redskins

Giants’ Deandre Baker and Seahawks’ Quinton Dunbar Accused of Robbery

Baker, a first-round draft pick for the Giants last year, and Dunbar were named in arrest warrants after an armed robbery was reported at a cookout party in Florida.

#baker-deandre, #dunbar-quinton, #football, #new-york-giants, #robberies-and-thefts, #seattle-seahawks, #washington-redskins