Tag: Washington Redskins

Washington Football Team Attracting Fans Vaguely Interested in Sports

by Alex Poletti
Photo by CNN

Over a month after officially changing their name, the Washington Football Team has experienced some unexpected positive side effects of abandoning their racist nickname in favor of a more ambiguous title, as they have gained a number of new fans that are interested in a vaguer sports experience. Continue reading “Washington Football Team Attracting Fans Vaguely Interested in Sports”

NFL Punishes DeSean Jackson for Antisemitic Hate Speech by Giving Him Partial Ownership of Washington Football Team

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Amid a summer of protests in support of the Black Lives Matter movement that saw the NFL officially condemn systemic racism, the league was rocked with its own scandal when Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson shared an antisemitic quote falsely attributed to Adolf Hitler on Instagram. Roger Goodell was swift to act, however, levying a harsh punishment by awarding the wideout a share of the Washington football team. Continue reading “NFL Punishes DeSean Jackson for Antisemitic Hate Speech by Giving Him Partial Ownership of Washington Football Team”

Washington Redskins Owner Announces He Will Consider Name Changes to Other Racial Slurs

by Alex Poletti
Photo by AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

In a big win for liberal football fans, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder admitted he would be willing to change the name of his franchise to a variety of other racial slurs.

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Long History of Nepotism, Inefficiency Scores Jay Gruden Job in US Government

by Alex Poletti

Just days after being fired from his position as head coach of the Washington Redskins, Jay Gruden has scored a new gig as a member of the United States government. Experts say that he got the job due to his history of nepotism and general mediocrity and inefficiency.

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