Bloomberg L.P. 2014.05.22 19:22
By Mason Levinson
Half of the U.S. Senate is urging National Football League Commissioner
Roger Goodell to support a name change for the Washington Redskins.
Citing the quick action taken by National Basketball Commissioner Adam
Silver this month to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for
life for making racist remarks, 49 Democratic senators wrote a letter to
Goodell urging the team to drop the Redskins nickname.
REDSKIN, CLIPPER, NAME, CHANGE, BIGOTRY, SLUR, Sterling, Snyder, Reid, Nelson, Obama, Mccarthy, Manchin, Donnelly, Silver, Leopold, USA, India, Washington