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NBC Sports analyst Bob Costas was a guest on Andy Pollin’s Sports Reporters show on Sports Talk 570 in Washington D.C. and he was asked why everyone is making such a big deal about the Redskins name now.
“Well, the Oneida Nation has registered some protests,” Costas said via the Washington Post. “They’ve asked to meet with league officials. Somebody asked President Obama about it. He didn’t mention it gratuitously — he answered the question, he didn’t bring the subject up himself. When the president addresses it, then it brings additional attention to it. There have been some columns written of late. So as I said, the issue bubbled to the surface.
“A number of people said, if it hasn’t been an issue up until now, then why is it an issue? Well, you know, a lot of things sort of lay dormant for a long time, and then eventually the moment is right. We’ll see if the moment is right now. But if something is an injustice – and if this is an injustice, let’s be realistic, it’s a MILD on
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Check out the below tweet from the Redskins official page of Dan rocking some gold shoes:
.@KDTrey5 thanks for the @nike and your #Redskins support. Love the burgundy and gold. – from Dan...
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By now, I’m sure you are all at least somewhat familiar with the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins and their team name. There has been increasing pressure on the team and owner Dan Snyder to change the name, with many people feeling strongly about the word “Redskins” being a racist term. Snyder recently insisted that […]
This is funny to me. Here is the official tweet about it from the Redskins:
.@KDTrey5 thanks for the @nike and your #Redskins support. Love the burgundy and gold. – from Dan Snyder #HTTR pic.twitter.com/DZ7etnJNsF
— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) October 24, 2013
Want to see billionaire Washington owner Dan Snyder giving an awkward thumbs up over a new pair of shoes? We thought so.
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