Earlier last week the Washington Redskins were considering changing their name after a lot of criticism.
The team announced Monday in a statement that the team will change its name and logo. The name has long been denounced by Native American groups as an ethnic slur.
— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) July 13, 2020
Team owner Daniel Snyder and head coach Ron Rivera said
We are working closely to develop a new name and design approach that will enhance the standing of our proud, tradition-rich franchise and inspire our sponsors, fans, and community for the next 100 years.