Washington Redskins

WASHINGTON D.C.: NFL franchise the Washington Redskins announced Monday that the American football team will be retiring its name and logo, long criticised as racist.

Monday's news of the name and logo change came after a letter signed by 87 investors and shareholders with a total worth of $620 billion was sent to sponsors Nike, Pepsi and FedEx. The letter requested the three companies stop doing business with the team unless its name was changed.

Aug 07, 2019 16:08
LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va.: The Washington Redskins and NBC Sports Washington announced Tuesday a landmark partnership that will provide the National Football League’s (NFL) first interactive, predictive-gaming live television presentation of the team’s four preseason games.