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Redskins ordered to provide hearing-impaired fans 'aural content' in stadium

Updated: October 2, 2008, 5:20 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Redskins were ordered to provide deaf and hard-of-hearing fans with "equal access to aural content" in the team's stadium, such as music lyrics, ads and other broadcasts on the public-address system.

This week's court ruling is the first of its kind under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will likely affect other sports venues, said Joseph Espo, a lawyer for three Redskins fans who filed the lawsuit in 2006.

U.S. District Judge Alexander Williams ...

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