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Brilliant Ad Protesting the Redskins Nickname Airs During the NBA Finals Evocative, soulful, unsparing

Miami stumbled in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, but a Native American tribe turned up the heat. The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation of California ran a 60-second spot protesting…

June 11, 2014, 8:48 AM EDT

Verizon Extends NFL Play to Foursquare Ads Geo-social app lands FiOS as advertiser

Verizon's multifaceted $1 billion partnership with the National Football League is getting a geo-social layer. Starting this week, Verizon FiOS ads will appear after folks check-in via the mobile app in…

November 12, 2013, 10:01 AM EST

Will Controversial Sports Team Names Be Gone in Five Years? Prominent Native American activist says yes

Could the National Football League’s Washington Redskins and other pro teams with names that some groups and individuals find offensive shed those monikers sooner rather than late? Perhaps in the…

September 11, 2013, 5:24 PM EDT

Should the FCC Force the Redskins to Change Team Name? Former chairman Reed Hundt says term is obscene

Should the Federal Communications Commission force the Washington Redskins to change their name? Former FCC chairman Reed Hundt says "yes." Putting new pressure on owner Dan Snyder, Hundt laid out his…

April 6, 2013, 8:50 AM EDT

Turkey Trot: Lousy Jets Take a Bite Out of NBC Ratings T-Day NFL games show some viewer fatigue

While millions of turkey-glutted couch jockeys tuned in for the three national NFL broadcasts on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22), ratings were either down or failed to meet advertisers’ expectations. Per Nielsen…

November 28, 2012, 5:42 PM EST

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