Native American leaders, local politicians, former sports stars and other speakers voiced their disdain the nickname they call derogatory and racist.
The group argued that the Redskins should lose their federal trademark protection based on a law that prohibits registered disparaging names.
It would be a landmark victory for college athletes, whose scholarships are now awarded at the whim of their institutions and who have little or no protection against on-the-job injuries.
In a searing rebuff to pervasive anti-gay attitudes in professional football, Dallas sportscaster Dale Hansen delivers a moving and insightful commentary.
Though many college athletes live in poverty, a protest by National Collegiate Athletic Association football players is quietly spreading across the nation.
High-ranking officials at Penn State are accused of having kept a secret file containing allegations that Jerry Sandusky was acting inappropriately.
The ad, sponsored by Chrysler has Eastwood, a Republican, touting progress in the economic recovery and particularly the auto bailout.
Members of the Simon Wiesenthal Center brought the problem to the attention of the sports domain, one of the country's largest.
A federal judge in Minneapolis, with power over labor-management in relations in the National Football League thanks to prior court rulings, has banned the NFL's lockout of its players. But the teams defied her ruling and kept their facility gates closed.
Despite weeks, if not months, of labor negotiations between NFL owners and players, the nation's most popular sport could see its first shutdown in 24 years.