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Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Md., shown in 2015, is scheduled to be the site of the Navy-Notre Dame football game over Labor Day weekend in 2020. <br>Stars and Stripes

Navy athletic director, coaches determined to have 'meaningful' fall sports season

There was never a question that Navy fall sports programs would operate in some form or fashion, according to athletic director Chet Gladchuk. “It is a critical component of what the Naval Academy is all about. It’s all part of the educational process at a service academy,” Gladchuk says.

In private letter to Redskins, FedEx said it will remove signage if name isn't changed

FedEx, the shipping giant that signed a $205-million stadium naming rights deal with the Washington Redskins in 1999, notified the team in a July 2 letter that, unless the team changes its name, it will remove its signage from the stadium after the NFL's 2020 season, six years before the deal's expiration.

Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change

More than a dozen Native American leaders and organizations sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday calling for the league to force Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately.

Trump criticizes NASCAR, Bubba Wallace over flag, rope

President Donald Trump on Monday criticized NASCAR's decision to ban the Confederate flag at its races and went after its only Black driver, Bubba Wallace.

NASCAR races on at Indy after Johnson contracts coronavirus

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will miss what was supposed to be his final Brickyard 400 as he quarantines following the Friday test result. He was asymptomatic but wife Chani had tested positive, so Johnson had himself checked.

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Daniel Snyder turned what could have been an epiphany into grudging resignation

It is hardly a surprise to anyone that when Daniel Snyder was finally forced, kicking and screaming, to change the name of his football team, that he did it with the complete lack of grace that has come to symbolize his fractious ownership in the past 20 years.


Warriors? Red Wolves? Red Tails? Next step for Washington's football team is securing rights

For as much debate as the Washington Redskins' team name has generated over decades, there has been just as much contention in guessing, and attempting to profit from, what the new one will be.

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