Jul 02, 2020 · The district’s elite, however, only want those benefits if the Redskins go by a different name. “There is no viable path, locally or federally, for the Washington football team to return to Washington, D.C., without first changing the team name,” D.C. Deputy Mayor John Falcicchio said, per The Post.
Jun 06, 2020 · As issues of racial injustice dominate the news, several D.C. cultural figures are teaming for a new project they hope will put pressure on the Washington Redskins to finally change their name.
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Washington, D.C. - The NFL football club, formerly known as the Washington Redskins, announced its new interim name on Thursday, the "Washington Football Team." Just a couple hours later the team unveiled its new team mascot, "Team Mascot." A spokesperson for the club said, "We are beyond excited to welcome Team Mascot
Subsequently, Washington, D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser interrelated her position that the name is an impediment to the team's return to a stadium in the District of Columbia. A statue of the team's founder, George Preston Marshall has been removed from the grounds of RFK Stadium after being spray painted with the words "Change the Name".
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser spoke about the issue to The Team 980 & 95.9 FM .. and she’s siding with AOC. “I think it’s past time for the team to deal with what offends so many people and this is a great franchise with a great history that’s beloved in Washington,” Bowser says.
Jun 26, 2017 · The Washington Redskins, play in Washington, D.C. (OK, they play in Maryland, but go with it.) Not surprisingly, the product was quickly removed from the site once media caught hold of the story.
Telecasts of preseason games are aired on NBC Sports Washington in the Mid-Atlantic states; WRC-TV simulcasts with NBC Sports Washington in the Washington, D.C., area. In the preseason, Kenny Albert usually does play-by-play while former Redskins players Joe Theismann and Clinton Portis respectively serve as the color analyst and sideline reporter.
Jul 11, 2019 · You hear politicians in Washington D.C. talking about change. Or trying to make things great again. But as the Redskins try to become a winner again, there will be another change under center. The ...
Jun 20, 2020 · The lower bowl had previously been named after former Redskins owner George Preston Marshall, whose statue outside Washington's old home at RFK Stadium was removed Friday after being vandalized....