Washington Redskins, Cleveland Indians to change team names


Sports franchise is now being pressured to change their mascots and team names that they have had for many decades as the Cleveland Indians, the latest to announce that they are reconsidering their name change. Team, releasing a statement over the weekend, saying they are committed to making a positive impact on the community and embracing responsibility to advance. Social Justice and equality. Manager Terry Francona on the potential name change what usually answers We're never trying to be disrespectful. I still feel that way. But I don't think that's a good enough answer today, and it's not just Major League baseball. Also in the NFL. The NFL's Washington Redskins announced their own review. ESPN senior NFL insider Adam Schefter says Change is coming to Washington. I do not expect that team we call the Redskins this season, FedEx was one of the major sponsors calling on Washington to change its name. Ryan Clark ABC

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