AP source: NFL owners to discuss Snyder at upcoming meeting
A person familiar with the docket tells The Associated Press that Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder's future is on the agenda to be discussed at upcoming committee meetings in Florida before the annual NFL meeting in Arizona scheduled for late March.
Dan Snyder tried to obstruct sexual misconduct investigation of Commanders, and NFL misled public about probe, House report says
The House Oversight Committee says that the Washington Commanders created a "toxic work culture" for more than two decades and downplayed sexual misconduct by men at the top levels of the organization.cbsnews.com
Washington, D.C. lawsuit alleges Commanders and NFL deceived fans about investigation
A lawsuit filed by Washington, D.C.’s attorney general alleges the Commanders, owner Dan Snyder, the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell colluded to deceive the team’s fanbase about an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and a hostile work environment.news.yahoo.com
Snyder camp says he'll testify voluntary, not subpoenaed
The attorney for Dan Snyder told the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform there is no reason for the owner of the Washington Commanders to testify under subpoena for the congressional investigation into the NFL team’s workplace culture.
Commanders owner Dan Snyder, House committee at odds
Dan Snyder’s attorney told the Committee on Oversight and Reform the Washington Commanders’ owner is willing to testify by video conference regarding the investigation into the team’s workplace culture following accusations of pervasive sexual harassment by team executives of women employees.
Washington's NFL team unveils new name as Commanders
Washington has some new Commanders in town. The NFL team announced its new name on Wednesday, 18 months after fresh pressure from sponsors helped convince the once-storied franchise to drop its old moniker following decades of criticism that it was offensive to Native Americans. The organization committed to avoiding Native American imagery in its rebrand after being called the Washington Football Team the past two seasons.news.yahoo.com
Ex-Washington Football Team staffers say owner Dan Snyder used private investigators to try to stop them from cooperating with an NFL investigation into sexual misconduct claims
Former employees told the Washington Post that investigators working for Snyder showed up at their homes unannounced.news.yahoo.com
Congress urges Washington Football Team to lift NDAs
Two members of the House of Representatives are urging the NFL and the Washington Football Team to release individuals from non-disclosure agreements that would prevent them from discussing sexual harassment and workplace issues at owner Daniel Snyder’s club.
Washington Football Team owner Dan Snyder to buy all minority shares for $875 million, report says
WFT owner Dan Snyder, center, before a game between the Washington Football Team and the New York Giants at FedEx Field in Landover, MD on November 8, 2020. Washington Football Team owner Dan Snyder is close to buying the minority shares of his club for more than $800 million, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Snyder will seek approval from National Football League owners to take on $450 million in debt to buy the remaining 40.5% of the club's shares for $875 million, the Times said. Owners of the minority shares include FedEx CEO Frederick Smith, who pushed for the team to drop its former name last year. The team is under an independent investigation by attorney Beth Wilkinson after a report last summer in The Washington Post alleged sexual harassment and mistreatment of female employees.cnbc.com
Snyder to buy out other Washington owners, pending approval
FILE - Washington Football Team owner Dan Snyder walks off the field before the start of an NFL football game against Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md., in this Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, file photo. Dan Snyder is buying out the Washington Football Team's minority owners and will become the sole owner of the club. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)Dan Snyder will soon be the sole owner of the Washington Football Team. Fred Smith, Dwight Schar and Bob Rothman currently own 40.5% of Washington Football Inc. A new name — or making “Washington Football Team” permanent — is expected in time for the 2022 season.
Washington replacing cheerleading team with coed dance team
FILE - Washington Football Team cheerleaders perform before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Landover, Md., in this Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, file photo. The Washington Football Team will not have cheerleaders for the 2021 season as part of an organizational rebranding. (AP Photo/Daniel Kucin Jr., File)Washington will not have cheerleaders for the first time since the NFL’s longest-running cheerleading team was founded in 1962, with a coed dance team taking its place. Wright has said he expects “Washington Football Team” to continue for 2021 with a new, permanent name to be ready in 2022. “My goal is to create this team, reinvent this team and make it more modern.”___AdMore AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL
Ex-Washington employees ask NFL to release report findings
Owner Dan Snyder hired lawyer Beth Wilkinson to conduct an independent investigation in July after several female former employees made allegations of workplace sexual harassment. The NFL in July took over control of the investigation. “There must be accountability for the actions we believe are detailed in this report,” the employees wrote in their letter to Goodell. AdSeventeen former employees signed the letter to Goodell by name and three others anonymously. “For its own credibility, it is crucial that the NFL release the investigative report, while also protecting from disclosure any witnesses who requested confidentiality.
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___2:30 p.m.Commissioner Roger Goodell says he wishes he knew the answer to what the 2021 season will look like. Ad___2:30 p.m.Commissioner Roger Goodell says former quarterback Colin Kaepernick deserves recognition and appreciation for bringing up issues of social justice and racism. ___2:30 p.m.Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL will look into what changes from the pandemic season are worth keeping in a post-COVID-19 world. ___2:25 p.m.NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league is not satisfied with only two minorities hired for seven head coach openings. ___2:20 p.m.Commissioner Roger Goodell says an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment in the Washington Football Team’s organization will be finished soon.