FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change their name

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Fenix is using its sponsorship leveraged to the long running effort to change the team name of the Washington Redskins. The delivery service company had paid $205 million in 1999 for the naming rights to FedEx Field after the team left E. C and R F K Stadium for Landover, Maryland, just east of the nation's capital, quoting the Thursday FedEx statement. We've communicated to the team in Washington our request that they changed the team name adding to the pressure. FedEx is CEO Frederick Smith is a minority owner of the team. Majority owner Daniel Snyder has held prone to retain the name despite lawsuits in which the team has

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