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FedEx stays out of Redskins controversy, investors fear backlash

FedEx stays out of Redskins controversy, investors fear backlash

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) --Days after the Redskins lost their trademark registrations, partner FedEx is facing pressure from investors to reevaluate their relationship with the team.
Matt Bradwell
Trademark board cancels six Redskins trademarks

Trademark board cancels six Redskins trademarks

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) --Six trademarks belonging to the Washington Redskins were cancelled Wednesday by the Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Gabrielle Levy
Harry Reid shoots down invite to Redskins Game

Harry Reid shoots down invite to Redskins Game

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) --Nevada Senator Harry Reid has declined a formal invitation to attend a Washington Redskins game, saying he won't support the team until they change their name.
Matt Bradwell
Anti-Redskins commercial set to play during NBA finals

Anti-Redskins commercial set to play during NBA finals

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) --The California-based Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is placing a 60-second commercial during the NBA finals encouraging the Washington Redskins to change their name.
Aileen Graef
Reid calls on NFL to rename Redskins, cites NBA Sterling ban as positive example

Reid calls on NFL to rename Redskins, cites NBA Sterling ban as positive example

WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- Sen. Harry Reid said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should force Redskins owner Dan Snyder to rename his team.
Kate Stanton
Stephen Colbert says 'I'm still here' after Asian joke controversy

Stephen Colbert says 'I'm still here' after Asian joke controversy

April 1 (UPI) -- Stephen Colbert let fans know Monday night that he is still around after the #CancelColbert campaign that followed an Asian joke controversy on Twitter.
Annie Martin
Fans decry Stephen Colbert Asian joke as racist

Fans decry Stephen Colbert Asian joke as racist

March 28 (UPI) -- Steven Colbert tweets "#CancelColbert" in solidarity with fans over his own "racist" Asian joke taken out of context.
Annie Martin

Jay Gruden to be next Redskins coach

ASHBURN, Va., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Jay Gruden, most recently offensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals, has been hired as head coach of the Washington Redskins, the NFL team said Thursday.
Redskins bench Griffin; Cousins to start at quarterback

Redskins bench Griffin; Cousins to start at quarterback

ASHBURN, Va., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Kirk Cousins will start at quarterback for the Washington Redskins the rest of the season in place of Robert Griffin III, Coach Mike Shanahan said.

Lawmakers say Redskins owner Dan Snyder must change team's name

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., told The Hill Monday she believes Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder will be forced to change the team's name.
NBC exec says it overpaid for Globes

NBC exec says it overpaid for Globes

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A West Coast NBC executive said he thought the Peacock Network paid too much in the 2010 long-term deal to keep the Golden Globes show airing on the network.

NFL: Washington 17, St. Louis 10

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Ryan Torain scored a rushing touchdown and Washington recorded seven sacks Sunday, propelling the Redskins to a 17-10 victory over St. Louis.

NFL: Washington 22, Arizona 21

LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Graham Gano booted a decisive 34-yard field goal with 1:45 to play Sunday, handing the Washington Redskins a 22-21 victory over Arizona.

NFL: Washington 28, New York Giants 14

LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman threw for two touchdowns and Ryan Kerrigan scored on an interception return Sunday, staking Washington to a 28-14 win over the New York Giants.
Zorn to stay coach of the Redskins

Zorn to stay coach of the Redskins

ASHBURN, Va., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Washington Redskins Coach Jim Zorn will keep his job for at least the rest of the season, a team official said Friday.
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Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins, speaks at an event to kick off the Live Positively: Get the Ball Rolling campaign, which is a program aimed at educating local children about the importance of physical activity and proper nutrition, in Washington on September 28, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch.
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Daniel M. Snyder (born November 23, 1965 in Silver Spring, Maryland) is the current owner of the Washington Redskins American football team, owner of the Dick Clark Productions television production company, and primary investor in Red Zebra Broadcasting, which is home to the Redskins Radio Network. Snyder has a net worth of $1.05 billion.[1] The Redskins have experienced just three winning seasons during the tenure of his presidency, while undergoing numerous coaching and quarterback changes.

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