Deaf advocates sue Redskins seeking closed-captioning

Updated: September 20, 2006, 3:13 PM ET
Associated Press

GREENBELT, Md. -- Advocates for the deaf are suing the Washington Redskins to get them to offer closed-captioning during games at FedEx Field.

The National Association of the Deaf filed the class-action lawsuit Aug. 31 in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt on behalf of three Maryland fans who regularly attend home games.

"Providing captioning is not rocket science; it is simple, and it is the right thing to do," Shane Feldman said in a statement. Fedlman was joined in the suit by Paul ...

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