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Washington Football Team's Name Is What You Expected

Meet the Washington Commanders

(Newser) - A domain name transfer was a clue that turned out to be correct. The Washington Football Team will henceforth be known as the Commanders. The team made the announcement Wednesday on the Today Show, some 18 month after ditching the use of Redskins, which had been the team's moniker...

Domain Name Shift May Have Leaked Team's New Name

Washington Football Team might soon be known as the Washington Commanders

(Newser) - The Washington Football Team plans to reveal its new name on Feb. 2—but a leak may have overshadowed the Groundhog Day announcement. Sporting News reports that a domain name transfer suggests the team formerly known as the Washington Redskins might be soon be called the Washington Commanders. A Twitter...

As Eagles QB Headed Off the Field, Unexpected Chaos

Fans fall after railing gives way at FedExField, but no one is seriously hurt

(Newser) - The Eagles fans have landed, quite literally. More specifically, a railing collapsed and they spilled onto the ground after their team won against the Washington Football Team at Maryland's FedExField on Sunday. The incident occurred just as Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts was heading off the field, reports the Washington ...

NFL Player Crashes Car, Killing Passenger

Washington safety's vehicle went off the road, hit trees, and rolled over

(Newser) - A 29-year-old woman was killed Thursday night in a Virginia car crash with NFL player Deshazor Everett at the wheel. Everett, a safety for the Washington Football Team, was hospitalized with injuries that the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office called serious but not life-threatening, USA Today reports. The team said...

Gruden's Target: His Comment 'Makes Your Head Explode'

DeMaurice Smith says coach's resignation presents an 'opportunity'

(Newser) - As an investigation of the Washington Football Team wrapped up over the summer—with a $10 million fine for workplace abuse —another was just beginning. During that initial probe, prompted by sexual harassment complaints, the NFL had received 650,000 emails from the work account of former Washington executive...

NFL Fines Washington $10M for Workplace Abuse

More than 100 female employees told of discrimination and harassment

(Newser) - After investigating allegations that Washington's football team maintained an abusive workplace, the NFL fined the team $10 million on Thursday. The league said the money will go to organizations "committed to character education, anti-bullying, healthy relationships and related topics," CBS Sports reports. Washington also has to pay...

Team Mired in Controversy Has an NFL First

Washington Football Team makes Jason Wright the league's first Black team president

(Newser) - It's another notable move on race from the team now known , at least temporarily, as the Washington Football Team. Owner Dan Snyder has made former player Jason Wright the league's first Black team president, reports ABC News . "I think first and foremost it's obviously very personal...

Washington's NFL Team Settles on Temporary Name

It will be the 'Washington Football Team' for this season

(Newser) - Washington's NFL franchise still hasn't settled on a new name , and training camp opens in a matter of days. What to do? The team announced Thursday that it will go by the functional if uninspiring "Washington Football Team" for the 2020 season, reports ESPN . That will give...

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