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Pressure Mounting to Change Racist Names of Washington and Cleveland Sports Teams

HeadlineJul 06, 2020

In sports news, pressure is growing on the Washington R-dsk-ns to change its racist name. On Thursday, FedEx, which holds the naming rights for the team’s football stadium, called on the team to come up with a new name. Nike has also pulled gear for the team from its store. The team has announced it is undergoing a “thorough review” of the team’s name. Meanwhile, in baseball news, Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona has backed changing the team’s name. On Sunday, he said, “I think it’s time to move forward.”

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