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BREAKING: In Landmark Decision, U.S. Patent Office Cancels Trademark For Redskins Football Team

The Board ruled that the name was “disparaging to Native Americans” and could not receive trademarks under federal law.

Posted Wednesday Jun 18 10:08am  8,145 notes
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Scary: Pacers star Paul George played after blacking out with an apparent concussion in game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Scary: Pacers star Paul George played after blacking out with an apparent concussion in game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

View HD • Posted Wednesday May 21 8:00pm  16 notes
Tags  #nba playoffs  #concussions  #sports  

 
 

Historic day. Historic image.

Historic day. Historic image.

View HD • Posted Saturday May 10 7:13pm  6,404 notes
Tags  #nfl  #draft day  #michael sam  #sports  

 
 

This is the next fight for LGBT equality in sports.

This is the next fight for LGBT equality in sports.

View HD • Posted Thursday May 1 2:02pm  69 notes
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A star basketball player’s shocking interview about college athletics.

A star basketball player’s shocking interview about college athletics.

View HD • Posted Monday Apr 7 4:14pm  158 notes
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A play-by-play of the fight to change the Washington Redskins’ name.

A play-by-play of the fight to change the Washington Redskins’ name.

View HD • Posted Friday Jan 31 11:01am  52 notes
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The Epic Battle To Save The Most Offensive Team Name In Professional Sports

waflan:

The forty-year battle to change the Redskins name is reaching a climax. But owner Dan Snyder, and the Republicans advising him, aren’t surrendering quietly.

This is a stellar long-read from one of my colleagues at ThinkProgress… Read it, share it, tell your friends!

I’m going to second that — Rebecca.

Posted Thursday Jan 30 12:59pm  138 notes
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The epic battle to save the most offensive team name in professional sports:
Travis Waldron has never-reported details about the group of high-level Republican strategists working to defend the Redskins name from racism charges.
It’s a must-read.

The epic battle to save the most offensive team name in professional sports:

Travis Waldron has never-reported details about the group of high-level Republican strategists working to defend the Redskins name from racism charges.

It’s a must-read.

View HD • Posted Thursday Jan 30 10:05am  153 notes
Tags  #Long Reads  #redskins  #sports  

 
 

Real talk from NFL conerback Richard Sherman. 
"Thug" is an "accepted way of calling somebody the N-word"

Real talk from NFL conerback Richard Sherman. 

"Thug" is an "accepted way of calling somebody the N-word"

View HD • Posted Thursday Jan 23 1:00pm  295 notes
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We talked to Chris Kluwe, Brendon Ayanbadejo, and Donte’ Stallworth about politically active athletes and why more aren’t. 

We talked to Chris Kluwe, Brendon Ayanbadejo, and Donte’ Stallworth about politically active athletes and why more aren’t. 

View HD • Posted Tuesday Jan 7 3:01pm  153 notes
Tags  #activism  #chris kluwe  #sports  

 
 
 
 
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