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The real offensive D.C. team name — Senators?

BOB GREENE: No one will ever name a sports team this way – CNN Washington, D.C. probably has the strangest history with the nicknames of their sports teams. The NBA’s D.C. team was the Washington Bullets (originally Baltimore Bullets), but owner Abe Pollin changed the name to the generic Wizards because his friend Israeli prime

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Official NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway merchandise likely

In the ‘what exit?’ state, famed Turnpike, Parkway logos could be marketed – Star-Ledger Several years after knockoff apparel, stickers and other tchotchkes became available, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority is getting ready to sell official merchandise. Already, unauthorized vendors are selling t-shirts with the Turnpike and Parkway logos on them. Additionally, there are plenty

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Challenges to Redskins nickname growing

Opposition to the name “Redskins” is building momentum in the last several months. A conference today at the National Museum of the American Indian Racist Stereotypes and Cultural Appropriation in American Sports is getting a lot of attention. The Redskins nickname has been the subject of many recent columns. At the very least, that was

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