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2014-04-11 23:02:27

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples today declared the name of Washington’s NFL team and its mascot a “hurtful reminder of past suffering of Native Americans.”* Today’s statement is being lauded by the Oneida Indian Nation, whose representative Ray Halbritter met with the UN Human Rights Committee in January regarding the Washington NFL team and the mascot they feel to be offensive, and by Executive Director of the National Congress of American...

2014-04-04 16:22:15

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Redskins alumni joined forces with Clark Construction Group, the Community Preservation and Development Corporation (CPDC) and KaBOOM! to build a playground for children in the CPDC Cedar Heights community in Southeast Washington, D.C. today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140404/MN98885) The build kicked off at 8:30 a.m. this morning...

2014-02-28 12:26:25

BOSTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP NEWSBYTE -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that the Washington Redskins football team started using the SAP® Scouting solution during the 2013 NFL season to manage team roster and performance as well as to assess the current draft class. The announcement was made at the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, being held February 28 - March 1 in Boston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/AQ34470LOGO) SAP Scouting...

2014-01-29 08:24:32

"New Year Party @ World City" Satellite Feed Broadcasting Worldwide Promptly at 7:15 AM CST / 8:15 AM EST / 5:15 AM PST LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hong Kong is ready to celebrate the "Year of the Horse" in spectacular style with the 19(th) Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade - a permanent fixture on the international holiday calendar. Organized by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), the iconic event will feature an extravagant procession...

2014-01-27 16:24:06

Tens of Thousands Set to Visit Asia's World City for Annual Chinese New Year Celebration January 31, 2014 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 31, Hong Kong will undergo its annual city-wide transformation, morphing into the epicenter of the world's largest and internationally televised Chinese New Year celebration. Headlined by the award-winning Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Parade in Kowloon, and Chinese New Year Fireworks Display on the...

2013-12-15 23:02:31

With RG3 not 100% due to injury, he has not been playing well this season having a 3-10 record. The Redskins have now make a decision to bench their franchise quarterback and start Lynx Shreds Athlete Kirk Cousins for the last three games of the season. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 Washington Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan will be starting Lynx Shreds Athlete Kirk Cousins for the remainder of the season. Shanahan says that Griffin has been hit too many times in recent games and...

2013-11-13 16:25:28

CLINTON, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The legitimacy of self-proclaimed "civil rights" activist, Ray Halbritter, who has been publicly seeking to have the Redskins name changed, has been called into question by documents obtained by full-blooded Oneida Indian, Melvin Phillips. Phillips claims that Halbritter has hijacked the Oneida culture to serve his own interests. In this public video, in his own words, Halbritter describes his leadership role as, "He who has the gold,...

2013-10-31 23:25:22

New partnership between Hailo and the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders will present the First Ladies of Football and their fans with an array of new opportunities, from charitable promotions to special events, and more. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 HAILO, the world's highest-rated app-based taxi service, and the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders today announced a partnership naming Hailo as the official taxi app of the “First Ladies of Football.” The new partnership...

2013-10-31 23:04:26

Today, the head of the NFL Players Association says Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather is sorry for saying he'll target opponents' knees now that the league has come down hard on him for headshots. "Players need to protect their income, because one injury can end it all," says Frank N. Darras, of DarrasLaw. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 On October 20, in the Redskins 45-41 win over the Chicago Bears, wide receiver Brandon Meriweather was flagged twice...

2013-10-10 16:24:46

BOSTON, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington Redskins and Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL) are challenging Redskins fans to heighten their activity levels with the "In it to Win It" Challenge powered by Lose It! The "In it to Win It" Challenge is a competitive exercise challenge in which fans log exercises in Lose It!, the leading mobile weight loss app. The challenge is based on exercise minutes, encouraging fans of all ages and activity levels to participate. The...