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Goodell cited the nickname's origins and polls that support its popularity. He wrote that he understands the feelings surrounding it are complex and could change, but he also pointed out fan pride in the team's heritage.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins nickname is "unifying force that stands for strength, courage, pride and respect."
His nickname belied his calling. David "Deacon" Jones was the most feared member of the Fearsome Foursome, the original sackmaster.
When most of us prepare to go on vacation, we focus on tidying up and leaving nothing important behind or undone. Not our national leaders.
Ten members of Congress are urging the Washington Redskins to change their name because it is offensive to many Native Americans.
Build a new stadium, host the Super Bowl to show it off.
The NFL is free to twist arms, just like anybody else. So maybe it's just coincidence that all five of the new stadiums that will come on line during Roger Goodell's brief tenure as NFL commissioner have now been awarded Super Bowls.
Last summer, NBA veteran Jason Collins considered joining an old Stanford college roommate, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, at Boston's gay pride parade.
The NFL distributed a document to its teams Monday reiterating its anti-discrimination policy on sexual orientation.
With the simplest of sentences, NBA veteran Jason Collins set aside years of worry and silence to become the first active player in one of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay.
Short on glam, slim on glitter and no sign of Manti Te'o, the NFL draft was still a solid B-plus.
More than 2 1/2 tons of linemen, five trades, one quarterback and no Manti Te'o.
Manti Te'o is headed to San Diego.
Manti Te'o and Geno Smith provided the sizzle previously missing from the NFL draft.
With several big names available, Jacksonville went to a lesser program for an unpublicized player to open the second round of the NFL draft Friday night: safety Johnathan Cyprien of Florida International.
NEW YORK | Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL no longer needs four preseason games, but the league should change its offseason training programs.
Goodell said Thursday that even players don't like the four exhibition games — and fans certainly don't now that most starters play sparingly during the preseason.