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Redskins to undergo ‘exhaustive review’ of nickname

The Washington Redskins released a statement Friday that they “will undergo a thorough review of the team’s name” amid renewed pressure. “In light of recent events in our country and comments from our community, the Washington Redskins announce that the team will undergo a thorough review of the team name. …

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FedEx Stadium Sponsor Asks Redskins to Change Nickname

FedEx, which has naming rights for the stadium where the Washington Redskins play, requested Thursday that the team change its nickname. “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that the team be renamed,” FedEx said in a statement obtained by ESPN. The naming rights, for which FedEx …

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Investors ask Nike, FedEx, PepsiCo to cut ties to Redskins by name

The Washington Redskins face renewed pressure to change their nickname, but this time protesters are targeting their sponsors, Adweek reported. According to Wednesday’s report, Nike, FedEx and PepsiCo received letters signed by 87 investment firms and shareholders worth $ 620 billion combined, asking companies to cut ties to the Redskins …

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