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Report: Washington Won’t Extend Brandon Scherff’s Contract Until After Season

Scott Taetsch/Getty ImagesThe Washington NFL franchise plans on waiting until after the 2020 NFL season to work out a new contract with three-time Pro Bowler Brandon Scherff, according to ESPN's John Keim.Washington placed the franchise tag on Scherff, which will pay him a little more than $15 million this year.Teams have until 4 p.m. ET…

Washington Mystics star Elena Delle Donne undecided on playing 2020 WNBA season after opt-out request denied

Washington Mystics star Elena Delle Donne, the reigning MVP, had her request to opt out of the 2020 WNBA season because of medical reasons denied. One of the WNBA's best players and biggest names, Delle Donne suffers from Lyme disease and is undecided on whether she'll play. In a statement released to ESPN, Delle Donne said…

Washington ‘Redskins’ to change name and logo following pressure from sponsors

On Sunday Washington announced it would begin a review process of the team’s nickname. On Monday morning the team announced it will be officially its nickname from “Redskins.” The wording of the statement is very deliberate. The team said it wanted to keep “sponsors, fans and community” apprised of their thinking, with “sponsors” first, and…

Washington Redskins formally retiring name, logo design

July 13, 2020 | 9:06am | Updated July 13, 2020 | 9:57am The Redskins are no more. The name and logo were officially retired Monday morning after a review was prompted by recent backlash from corporate sponsors and decades of controversy about its offensive Native American origins. The expected announcement included the term Redskins and…

Washington Redskins to Modification Group Call

The NFL team in Washington D.C. will finally drop the word “Redskins” from its name, reversing decades of refusal from team ownership amid criticism dating back to the 1960s. Citing three unnamed individuals within the organization, the Washington Post reported Sunday that the team will announce on Monday that it will retire the name, though…

Washington NFL Team Reportedly Expected to Retire Team Nickname Monday

Al Pereira/Getty ImagesWashington's NFL team will reportedly retire its name Monday.Ben Fischer of Sports Business Daily reported the news, noting the NFC East team will not immediately announce its new nickname because of trademark issues but believes it is "important to remove any doubts as to the future of the name."What's more, there is a…

Washington plans to announce retirement of ‘Redskins’ franchise name on Monday, per report

It is not known when Washington will release its new franchise nickname to the public Jul 12, 2020 at 9:50 pm ET2 min read The "thorough review" into Washington's team nickname that began on July 3 has concluded, and the franchise intends to announce Monday that it will retire the "Redskins" name and begin the…

Five states, Washington, D.C. sue Education Department, state coronavirus relief denied low-income schools

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five states and Washington, D.C. sued the Trump administration on Tuesday, saying Education Secretary Betsy DeVos "unlawfully and erroneously" earmarked coronavirus relief funds for private and affluent schools. In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the states say the Trump administration misinterpreted a key…

121 University Of Washington Students Contaminated In Greek Row Outbreak

The Seattle campus of the University of Washington, pictured in March, is seeing a growing outbreak of COVID-19 cases among fraternity house residents this summer. Karen Ducey/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Karen Ducey/Getty Images The Seattle campus of the University of Washington, pictured in March, is seeing a growing outbreak of COVID-19 cases among…

Washington NFL group to perform ‘extensive review’ of name in the middle of pressure

The decision to conduct a “thorough review” of the Washington team name came after FedEx, the team’s most prominent sponsor, asked that the name be changed. The name has long been condemned as a slur against Native Americans.July 3, 2020

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