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The Cricket’s Daily 3: No trademark for Washington’s team name

First Published      Last Updated Jun 19 2014 07:04 am

Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:

• So now will Washington's NFL franchise change its name? The U.S. Patent Office has canceled the trademarks related to the team's name, because it's "disparaging to Native Americans." [The Washington Post]

• "The Vampire Diaries" and "Pretty Little Liars" lead the nominees for the Teen Choice Awards. [Entertainment Weekly]

• Author Daniel Keyes, who wrote the famed novella "Flowers for Algernon," has died at age 86. The story of a mentally impaired man who becomes a genius was made into the 1966 movie "Charly," which won an Oscar for star Cliff Robertson. [The Hollywood Reporter]