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  • Women defy Iranian regime to watch World Cup matches in public

    Iranian women are defying the morality laws and secret police of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in order to cheer on their country's soccer team in the World Cup.

  • Tight security shelters US soccer team as it arrives for Germany match

    The U.S. men's soccer team settles Tuesday evening into a beachfront hotel in Recife, Brazil, protected by some 700 local police officers, army troops and its own team of FBI agents, the Brazilian newspaper Estado de Sao Paulo reported.

  • Patent Office quandary: No to 'Redskins,' yes to 'Crazy Bitch'?

    Law professor Jonathan Turley questions the U.S. Patent Office's decision to rescind trademark protection for the Washington Redskins.

  • Conservatives shouldn't hate soccer just because Europeans like it

    World Cup 2014 is upon us, which means you can count on two things: First, Team USA will lose to Ghana. (Oh, that didn't happen this time?) Second, some conservatives will argue that soccer is a socialist game and they want nothing to do with it. Of course soccer is socialist. There are ......

  • Patent Office declares 'Redskins' offensive, revokes team's trademarks

    More than 80 years after Washington's professional football team first adopted the name, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has declared the term "Redskins" offensive and revoked the trademark. "[W]e decide, based on the evidence properly before us, that these registrations must be cancelled...

  • Redskins lose trademark, Harry Reid says team will be 'forced' to change name

    In what some see as the first step to forcing the Washington Redskins football team to change their name, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday cancelled six federal trademarks of the team name because it's “disparaging” to Native Americans. “Petitioners have shown by a...

  • Trademark board rules against Redskins name

    The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rejects Redskins tickets, calls name 'a racial slur'

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen he is “promoting a racial slur,” by retaining the team name. Reid sent a letter to Allen to reject his invitation to attend a Redskins game. Reid, whose state includes 27 Native American tribes,...

  • How dual nationals play a key role on U.S. World Cup team

    Seven members of the U.S. men's national soccer team hold dual passports with the U.S. and one of three European countries, and in each case has a legitimate, legal right to claim U.S. citizenship. The American team plays Ghana Monday.



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