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The Washington Redskins' nickname was back in the spotlight over the weekend as NBC Sportscaster Bob Costas sounded off during halftime of Sunday's game.
Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder says he hopes those offended by the team's nickname will "try to respect what the name means" to the team, its fans and some Native Americans.
President Barack Obama says he would "think about changing" the Washington Redskins' name if he owned the football team as he waded into the controversy involving a word many consider offensive to Native Americans.
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Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis has been ordered by a D.C. Superior Court judge to pay nearly $20,000 to a woman he fought with in a nightclub
WTOP Sports Director Dave Johnson weighs in on the controversy over the Redskins name.
The Redskins can't catch a break when it comes to their controversial name. Now, another top sportswriter says she will no longer use that name.
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