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From Dave Zirin at The Nation:
There’s another side of this, however, that could not have escaped RGIII’s precise mind as he considered the concepts of sports and sacrifice: There is no way in heaven or hell Muhammad Ali, who is of African, Native American and Irish ancestry, would have ever accepted being called a Redskin.
Read the whole thing.
Related: Cleveland Indians conscious enough to join 80% of the civilized world in showing support for Jason Collins; silent about wearing Chief Wahoo every day.
In other news, it’s been confirmed that RGIII is doomed if he doesn’t make it out of Washington.
And it’s going to take some time to digest this piece at Grantland by Chuck Klosterman, who came to Cleveland to be in the Browns war room for the draft, and wasn’t allowed in the Browns war room for the draft. Mingo. Somebody write that down.
Hope everyone has a great weekend.
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