Washington's NFL team to retire controversial name

Credit: bizjournals- Published on July 13, 2020
Washington's NFL team said Monday morning it plans to retire its controversial nickname, a moniker many consider racist to Native Americans. The move comes 11 days after stadium naming-rights sponsor FedEx Corp.’s public statement asking for a change to the controversial moniker. The new nickname was not announced Monday...

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Published on July 13, 2020 -  02:28
Washington's NFL Team Announces Name Change After Sponsor Pressure
Washington's NFL team will change its team nickname following mounting pressure from sponsors and advertisers calling the name insensitive and racist. CEO of Aspire Sports Group, Anthony Tall, talked about the hurdles the team will face from fans and the financial burden of changing up branding.

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