09/30/14 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says Tuesday that the commission "will be dealing with that issue on the merits, and we'll be...
09/30/14 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven't sold out from being televised in the local market. Well, you can't blame the government anymore. The Federal Communications Commission voted Tuesday to end the 1975 rule with a push from its...
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/30/14 01:19 PM
NFL refs stupidly penalized Chiefs defensive back Husain Abdullah for dropping to the ground in prayer after he returned an interception for a touchdown.
By Sean Lengell | 09/30/14 12:24 PM
The decision means that TV networks are now free to broadcast home games in the team's media market regardless of how many tickets are sold.
By Paul Gonzalez | 09/30/14 12:21 PM
In a unanimous 5-0 decision Tuesday, the FCC voted to repeal its sports blackout policy originally instituted in 1975, which reinforced an NFL policy of blocking television channels from airing games that didn't sell out.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/26/14 04:15 PM
Lawyer Gloria Allred is accusing the NFL of allowing a player to participate in a football game after he was accused of rape.
By Paul Bedard | 09/25/14 12:04 PM
The mounting attacks on the Washington Redskins name is having a huge impact on network broadcasters who are calling the football team "Washington" more than twice as much as last year.
09/24/14 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 23 about American Indian nicknames at District of Columbia public schools, The Associated Press, relying on information from the D.C. Council and public school officials, reported erroneously that five schools would be forced to change their...
By Steve Chapman | 09/24/14 09:28 AM
It's always possible that if American parents abandoned corporal punishment, our kids would turn out spoiled, selfish, lazy and bereft of moral values. You know, like U.S. Marines.
09/23/14 02:13 PM
Cartoon by Milt Priggee/Cagle Cartoons.
By Sean Lengell | 09/22/14 05:07 PM
Sen. Barbara Boxer has appealed directly to the NFL's new government affairs liaison to root out domestic violence among players after chastising league Commissioner Roger Goodell for not doing enough to address the problem.
By Linda Chavez | 09/20/14 04:02 PM
Children are vulnerable and need protection -- and, unfortunately, that sometimes includes protection from their own parents.
By Paul Bedard | 09/19/14 03:18 PM
Virginia, once ruled by Pocahontas' father, overwhelmingly supports the Washington Redskins keeping its name, according to a new poll.
By Sean Lengell | 09/19/14 09:05 AM
From the league's domestic violence problems to the controversy over the Washington Redskins' name to even how and when games are broadcast, league Commissioner Roger Goodell has taken a beating from Capitol Hill this year. Here's a play-by-play.
By Philip Klein | 09/19/14 07:28 AM
Congress shouldn't need a reason like domestic violence or an offensive team name to end the NFL's tax-exempt nonprofit status -- It should end because it exemplifies what's wrong with America's tax code.
By Paul Bedard | 10/01/14
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By Philip Klein | 09/30/14