It wasn’t until sponsors and vendors started finally dropping the team that I finally thought there was a chance Dan Snyder might capitulate and change his football team’s racist name. I just didn’t think it would ever happen. But clearly, this moment in our country is yielding some things many of us never expected.
Fischer: "The new nickname will not be announced immediately because trademark issues are pending…but insiders were told today that the 'thorough review' announced July 3 has concluded." https://t.co/zjyXTUpzM5
— John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) July 13, 2020
Charles Robinson actually had the scoop a day earlier, but now it looks like Washington is going to make things official.
Time to start speculating on the new name … RedTails? RedWolves? RedHawks? Warriors? Bullets?
Meanwhile, in MLB, the Cleveland Indians have started to consider whether they, too, are due for a name change.