DAN SNYDER RUMORS & GOSSIP

With Redskins pursuing new stadium, Dan Snyder named to NFL stadium committee

With his team considering new options for a stadium to replace FedEx Field, Dan Snyder is joining the NFL's Stadium Committee. What does the move mean?
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Owner Dan Snyder Appointed To NFL Stadium Committee

The National Football League has officially appointed Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder to the league’s Stadium Committee.
Via Redskins.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Snyder Anonymous Donor Behind Chief Zee’s Funeral Costs

WASHINGTON — Family, friends and fans alike gathered Wednesday afternoon at First Baptist Church of Glenarden’s worship center in Upper Marlboro, Md. for the funeral service of longtime Redskins superfan Zema Williams, familiarly known as Chief Zee. Redskins Superfan Chief Zee Has Died Williams died last week at the age of 75, wrenching the hearts of Redskins fans who had grown...
Via CBS DC
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Daniel Snyder: Hail to the Chief Zee

CONFIRMED – The anonymous donor who paid for Chief Zee's funeral this morning.. #Redskins owner Dan Snyder. @nbcwashington — Carol Maloney (@carolmaloney4) July 27, 2016 Hog Heaven suspected The Danny as the generous soul who paid Zema “Chief Zee” William’s funeral expense. Shame on me for not posting my gut feeling earlier. But, Hail to Mr. Snyder. Snyder was once...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Redskins' Dan Snyder, Jay Gruden take pic with Axl Rose

Guns N’ Roses continued the band’s comeback tour Sunday night at FedEx Field, which afforded some VIP treatment for a few members of the NFL team that calls the stadium home. Among the pre-concert “festivities” Guns ‘N Roses rontman Axl Rose had to endure was a photo-op with Redskins owner Daniel Snyder and wife Tanya, general manager Scot McCloughan and head coach...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Redskins ‘gratified’ by poll indicating Native American support for team name

Dan Snyder and the Washington Redskins issued a statement in which the organization expressed gratitude over the results of a recent poll that showed “overwhelming support” from Native Americans for the team’s controversial name. The results of the poll, conducted by The Washington Post, reveals that nine in 10 Native Americans don’t find the Redskins name offensive. ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

John Oliver rips 'Skins, Dan Snyder over trademark defense

If you missed the Washington Redskins’ defense for keeping their trademark, then John Oliver has you covered. Just to catch you up, the team’s trademark was cancelled in July in federal court on the grounds that it was disparaging to Native Americans. Washington then filed a hilariously vulgar defense of the name on Oct. 30. Their defense was one of Oliver’s targets on his...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins urged by major group to change team name

By Alex Hoegler The Washington Redskins team name controversy will be something that never ends unless owner Dan Snyder decides to quit being selfish and ruthless, and to give up and change the name so that everyone is happy. Many people have lobbied for the name change, and the mayor of Washington doesn’t even support the name. Still, Snyder has shown no intention of changing...
Via cover32
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

FCC declares that 'Redskins' is not obscene

In the latest saga involving the controversial Washington Redskins name, the Federal Communication Commission has declared the term “Redskins” is not obscene, according to Maya Rhodan of Time. Professor John Banzhaf of George Washington University submitted a petition for the FCC to refuse a license renewal to WWXX-FM,  a Virginia-based sports radio station, based on its repeating...
Via Awful Announcing
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

FCC Chairman: Washington nickname 'inappropriate today'

This could very well end up being the nail in the coffin for the Washington Redskins as we know it. The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is now considering banning the Redskins name and whether to punish broadcasters who use the term. Reuters is reporting that the FCC received a petition on behalf of a legal activist to take actions in guaranteeing that the team name is no...
Via Sportsnaut
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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