Redskins Changing Name Monday
Sunday, 12 July 2020 10:53 PM
The Washington Redskins will be changing their name on Monday, according to a report late Sunday in Sports Business Daily.
The new team name will be announced Monday, according the report, which cited two unnamed sources.
This is a breaking story. Following is the previoius story:
Little more than a week after the Washington Redskins announced they would conduct a “thorough review” of the team’s nickname, reports surfaced Saturday that a name change is indeed “imminent.”
Yahoo’s Charles Robinson reported the news first Saturday morning and Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio confirmed the news. Speaking on the “Saturday Sports Brunch” radio show in Dallas on Saturday, Robinson said the name change will come “in the next 24-48 hours,” adding “the NFL is starting to take steps to tell everybody who has Washington’s nickname on its platform to start scrubbing it, start taking it off, which means something’s coming.”
Robinson did not know the new team name.
Citing a source with knowledge of the situation, Florio reported that team owner Daniel Snyder is now committed to changing the name before the start of the season. The report also cited the mounting pressure Snyder has faced in recent weeks to change the name.
Though numerous efforts to get the club to ch