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Redskins NFL Owner Daniel Snyder Next In Line

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it’s time for the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name, linking the issue to racist comments by a professional basketball team owner In a Senate speech Wednesday, the Nevada Democrat said Redskins owner Daniel Snyder is hiding behind tradition in retaining his team’s name, which critics call racially offensive.Reid called on Snyder “to do what is morally right” by changing the name. Reid has criticized the name before, telling The Washington Post in March that he thinks it will be changed within three years. Reid said it’s time for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to follow the NBA’s lead and rid his league of bigotry and racism. Daniel Snyder

 

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