Found January 09, 2013 on NESN.com:
For years now, a name change for the Washington Redskins has been discussed, but so far, the controversial name stands. That may change if the team ever decides to relocate to within Washington, D.C. Currently team headquarters are in Ashburn, Va., while their stadium, Fedex Field, is in Landover, Md. The Mayor of Washington, Vincent C. Gray, said that if the team would be willing to relocate to within city limits, they would have to discuss a name change, according to the Washington Post. Redskin is considered a racial slur for Native Americans. “I think that if they get serious with the team coming back to Washington, there’s no doubt there’s going to have to be a discussion about that,” Gray said. “And of course the team is going to have to work with us around that issue.” The team has resisted the idea of a change for years now, despite public outcry. Many high school and college teams have changed their mascot away from offensive Native American names, but pro sports teams have...
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