Washington Redskins

Former Auburn Defensive Back, 9 other ex-NFL players charged with defrauding healthcare program

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ten former NFL players have been charged with defrauding the league’s healthcare benefit program. They include five who played on the Washington Redskins, including Clinton Portis and Carlos Rogers. Prosecutors allege the players targeted the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan, which was established as part of a collective bargaining agreement in 2006. It provides…

Justices Say Government Can’t Refuse Disparaging Trademarks

The Supreme Court says the government can’t refuse to register trademarks that are considered offensive. The ruling Monday is a win for an Asian-American rock band called the Slants and it gives a major boost to the Washington Redskins in a separate legal fight over the team name. The justices said part of a law that bars the government from…

Bucs-Redskins preseason game moved to Wednesday

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ preseason game against the Washington Redskins has been moved to Wednesday night because of a potentially severe storm headed to the area. The game will remain at Raymond James Stadium and will now be played Wednesday at 8 p.m. – instead of Thursday night – in an attempt to avoid Tropical Depression…