They're citing products like "Take Yo Panties Off" clothing to save their offensive trademark.
"I know Indians that are extremely proud of that name."
A Washington football fan appeared to wear redface at an NFL game on Thursday night.
The injured player received a prayer from a young fan as he walked into the locker room.
Beneath the Debate of the Washington 'Redskins' Name is an Underlying Truth: The Vast Majority of Americans Have a Limited -- and Often Mistaken -- Understanding of Native American History
The controversy surrounding the Washington football team name is in some ways a bellwether. Americans do not know enough about our shared history even to be properly offended at the lack of an inclusive narrative that illuminates the history of this continent in all of its complexity.
Until the time comes when the NFL, or the sponsors, or others in positions of power convince or coerce Mr. Snyder into changing the team's nickname, we are left with the moral power of shunning.
A loose campaign is afoot to pressure the Washington Redskins into changing their name. At least on an ethical front, the decision is a no-brainer. I'm trying to imagine a world in which Jews, the ethnic group to which both myself and Redskins owner Daniel Snyder belong, were represented the same way.
Let's take a look at some players that will be vital to the success of their teams on Saturday. Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier
The SEC has ruled the landscape of college football for seven years by producing seven straight national champions. And yet, while the Alabama's, LSU's and Georgia's of the world continue their impressive runs, it is the Pac-12 that may just be the best conference in college football today.
However, any name change would have to first gain support from the franchise, where things look less promising. In February