The Washington Redskins Will Change Their Team Name

A decades-long fight to change racist name was reinvigorated by Adweek reporting

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After recent pressure from sponsors and retailers, the Washington Redskins has committed to changing its name. Drew Angerer/Getty Images

The NFL’s Washington, D.C. team announced today it would change its name from the Washington Redskins.

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