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Why Keeping 'Redskins' Is Awful Business Strategy

2 marketing professors look beyond the morality to make their case

(Newser) - Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder is still adamant about keeping the team name, despite the loss of its trademark status and a growing chorus of critics who say it's offensive to Native Americans. But two marketing professors at Emory University say Snyder is making a boneheaded business decision. Forget... More »

Six Flags Files for Bankruptcy

(Newser) - Theme park operator Six Flags has declared bankruptcy, Bloomberg reports. The company has not had a profitable year since 1998 and is burdened with $2.4 billion in debt. Six Flags underwent a wide-ranging reorganization starting in 2005 when Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder became chairman. The company, whose 20... More »

Redskins Name Zorn Head Coach

Former Seahawks star was recently hired as team's offensive coordinator

(Newser) - Two weeks ago, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder shocked the NFL by hiring Jim Zorn as offensive coordinator before he had hired a head coach. Today, Snyder topped that by making Zorn his head coach, reports the Washington Post. "I've always dreamed of being a head coach with a... More »

Giants Reward Spagnuolo for Staying

Defensive coordinator gets huge contract after spurning Redskins

(Newser) - The Washington Redskins loss is the New York Giants gain. Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo took himself out of the running for the Redskins coaching job and instead accepted a three-year contract from the Giants yesterday, reports for New York Times. The contract, which pays $2 million a season, makes Spagnuolo... More »

Redskins Dump Williams and Saunders

Coordinators replaced while head coach job remains unfilled

(Newser) - Last week it looked like Gregg Williams would be the head coach of the Washington Redskins. Today Williams is looking for a job. Williams, the Redskins defensive coordinator, and Al Saunders, Washington's offensive coordinator, were released by the team today, according the Washington Post. Greg Blache takes over for Williams... More »

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