Found October 13, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
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TEAMS: Dallas Cowboys
Bob Costas is a wordsmith. When it comes to sports and storytelling, only Vin Scully does it better. So whenBob has an opinion about something – controversial or not – you listen. During halftime of the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Football Team game, Costas offered his candid view of the the name controversy. Take it away, Bob. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Bob Costas on the Redskins name: “It is an insult, a slur”

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NBC Sports host Bob Costas has not been shy about offering his take on controversial issues that transcend sports in recent years, and Sunday night he weighed in on the ever-intensifying debate over the Washington football team’s nickname. Though he doesn’t believe Redskins owner Daniel Snyder or any member of the organization operates with the intent to offend Native Americans...

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The controversy over the Redskins’ name just won’t die out as it has in years past. The latest to weigh in was Bob Costas during halftime on Sunday Night Football. He summed up his feelings by saying “It’s an insult, a slur, no matter how benign the present day intent.” Team owner Dan Snyder is still defending keeping the name but he does seem to be paying more attention...

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