Tag Archive: NFL

Oct 23

Washington’s “R” Word:The football team of the nation’s capital region needs a new name that’s not a racial slur

On a recent Sunday, as Dallas and Washington revived their annual NFL football rivalry, they also landed in the middle of an escalating fight over the Washington football team’s name. As part of its “Change the Mascot” campaign, the Oneida Indian Nation is running radio ads in Dallas and the other cities where the Washington …

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Sep 02

10 interesting facts about Labor Day

Happy Labor Day to all American workers! While you’re either happy or sad to see summer come to a close, it’s customary to enjoy a picnic or barbecue on this ‘free day off’. But how much do you know about the origins of Labor Day? Here are ten interesting facts that just might help you …

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May 15

Our ruinous game

Football fans have a high tolerance for pain — in others — and show little sympathy for the plight of the players who now are seeking redress for their injuries. By Donald Kaul The apparent suicide of Junior Seau, the former NFL superstar linebacker, has again raised the age-old question: “Is playing football dangerous, as …

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Apr 04

Tackling obesity

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Childhood obesity has become a major problem. Children continue to get increase as the years go by. According to the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) childhood overweight and obesity has reached epidemic proportions tripling between 1970 and 2004.   Children have gotten so overweight or obese that several concerned organizations like NFL PLAY 60 and …

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Jan 31

Play it safe

The Super Bowl is America’s most popular national sporting event.  All across the country, millions of people gather to socialize and watch the big game. The U.S. Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), with support from the National Football League (NFL) and Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management (TEAM) Coalition, have joined …

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