Could Dan Snyder's lawsuit threaten Redskin's return to D.C.?http://voices.washingtonpost.com/debonis/2011/02/why_dan_snyders_redskins_shoul.htmlNFL.com: Snyder says club is exploring relocating Redskin Parkhttp://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d5d81e3675c/article/snyder-says-club-is-exploring-relocating-redskin-parkThe Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyderhttp://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/articles/40063/the-cranky-redskins-fans-guide-to-dan-snyderALA: Notable First Amendment court caseshttp://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/oif/firstamendment/courtcases/courtcases.cfmThe Helmet Projecthttp://www.nationalchamps.net/Helmet_Project/The NFL season is over, and the Green Bay Packers have triumphed in Super Bowl XLV. Players and coaches can now take a well-deserved break, media wonks can discuss the commercials from the game, and baseball fans can start thinking about the world of spring training. However, intrigue and drama continues to surround some teams, including the rather intriguing situation regarding Daniel M. Snyder, the owner of the Washington Redskins. In November, Snyder was the subject of what has become a legendary tirade, which appeared in the Washington City Paper, a D.C. weekly. Snyder responded by having the general counsel for the Redskins contact the owners of the newspaper and letting them know that he had "more than sufficient means to protect his reputation and defend himself and his wife against your paper's concerted attempt at character assassination." Snyder filed suit against the paper's owners in New York courts, but many wonder why Snyder did not just ask for a retraction or other form of redress. Snyder is seeking $2 million in damages, though it is worth noting that many courts and judges might find it curious that he filed this suit in New York, which is not where he lives, nor is it where the Redskins play football. The first link will take interested parties to a news article from this Sunday's New York Times which reports on the situation with Snyder's lawsuit. The second link leads to a piece from a blog written by the Washington Post's Mike DeBonis which looks at how the lawsuit might affect the Redskins proposed move back to D.C. proper. Moving on, the third link will whisk users away to an article from the NFL's website about the potential relocation of the Redskins in the future. The fourth link will lead users to the original article from the Washington City Paper that has been at the center of this controversy and the ensuing lawsuit. The fifth link leads to a resource from the American Library Association (ALA) which offers brief summaries of key First Amendment cases. Finally, the last link will take football fans and everyone else to The Helmet Project site. Here visitors can view historic and current helmets for NFL teams, college teams, and even those from the defunct United States Football League (USFL).


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