Jun 18, 2014 — The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled in a case brought by five Native Americans. The decision does not require the football team to change its name; the team confirms it will pursue an appeal.
May 22, 2014 — Fifty senators signed a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pushing for a name change for Washington's professional football team, a sign the issue isn't going away.
Apr 30, 2014 — Dan Snyder has come under criticism because his team's name is considered a racial epithet against Native Americans. On the floor of the Senate, Reid said it was time for the NFL to act.
Mar 7, 2013 — A group of Native Americans says the NFL's Washington Redskins should not be allowed to trademark the team name, which they say is offensive. The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, part of the U.S. Patent Office, heard the case Thursday.
Dec 8, 2010 — Obama defends tax compromise with GOP; new suicide bombing in Pakistan; Washington Redskins suspend Haynesworth
Nov 28, 2007 — Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor's death leaves a lot of questions in the minds of fans.