Maryland representative Donna Edwards, whose district includes FedEx Field, has co-sponsored a bill with Rep. Eni Faleomavaega to outlaw the Washington Redskins name and strip the team's trademark protection.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NBC's Bob Costas both weighed in on the controversey surrounding the Redskins' team name yesterday.
The NBC sportscaster gave interviews Tuesday to Dan Patrick and Lawrence O'Donnell about his Sunday-night halftime commentary following Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher's murder of his girlfriend and subsequent suicide. Both interviews were longer than the commentary itself.
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