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Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

In this Aug. 3, 2010, file photo, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder attends a workout at the NFL football team's training camp in Ashburn, Va. The campaign to ditch "Redskins" by those who consider it a racial slur has reached unprecedented momentum over the last 18 months. Snyder has always vowed never to change the name. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins on Thursday formally appealed a ruling that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise’s attempt to defend its name against those who consider it a racial slur.

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Redskins rookie CB deals with marijuana citation

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins rookie cornerback Bashaud Breeland says he’ll “deal with the consequences” of being cited for misdemeanor possession of marijuana on the team’s final night in Richmond, Virginia, before the end of the training camp.

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