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NFL owners voted Tuesday to approve league funding for the Washington Redskins to cover a portion of a $27 million renovation of FedEx Field a person familiar with the deliberations said.
The leagueâs funding will come in the form of a waiver of club-seat revenue contributions that the Redskins normally would have to make to other teams and the league said the person who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the ownersâ approval of the funding for the Redskinsâ renovation had not yet been announced.
It was not immediately clear how much of the $27 million total cost of the FedEx Field renovation will be covered by the leagueâs funding. Under league rules the money that the Redskins keep from their club-seat waiver must go toward the renovation.
A person familiar with the situation had said Monday that the FedEx Field renovation includes Wi-Fi seating modifications ribbon boards (a form of stadium signage) and a Hall of Fame expansion.
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Avoiding direct answers to questions about whether ''Redskins'' is a racial slur or if the team should change its name, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league needs to ''make sure we're doing what's right.''
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FedEx Field, the 15 year-old home for Washington Redskins games will receive $27 million in funding from the NFL. The funds were approved by the owners at the leagueâs fall meeting in downtown Washington on Tuesday, the Redskins will receive a waiver of the premium seating revenue it normally pays to the league and other [...]
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Itâs . . . Itâs here.
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The NFL says it will meet with representatives of an Indian tribe from New York that is campaigning for the Washington Redskins to change their nickname.
NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy says Monday a meeting was scheduled for next month and could happen sooner.
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