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Washington Redskins owner opens door to possible name change

1 month ago   |   By National Post

Under mounting pressure from sponsors and Native American rights groups, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said on Friday he would consider changing the team's name.
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Washington football team considering name change, are MLB teams next?

1 month ago   |   By NBC Sports

The NFL's Washington team is considering changing its name after pressure from a major sponsor. Could MLB's Braves, Indians, and Rangers be next?
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NFL's Washington Redskins to 'review' change of franchise name amid racism debate, pressure from sponsors

NFL's Washington Redskins to 'review' change of franchise name amid racism debate, pressure from sponsors

1 month ago   |   By RT

The Washington Redskins have announced that they will 'review' the name of their franchise amid pressure from sponsors aggrieved at the potentially racially insensitive associations which come with it.
One of the team's leading sponsors, FedEx, paid a sum of $205 million more than two decades ago for naming rights of the team's stadium in Maryland but in light of the spate of protests against racial inequality in the United States, announced this week that they would petition the team to switch it's 'Redskins' title - a term considered racially pejorative to Native Americans.
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Rapoport: Washington NFL Team Name Change 'Likely' Amid Mounting Pressure

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Washington's NFL team is reportedly "likely" to change its nickname because of mounting pressure amid a nationwide anti-racism movement. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported the update Friday...
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