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New York Tribe Wants Washington Redskins To Pick New Name

New York Tribe Wants Washington Redskins To Pick New Name

An American Indian tribe in upstate New York is paying for radio ads that urge the Washington Redskins to choose a new name. The Oneida Indian Nation is running ads before all of the Redskins’ football games in the D.C. metropolitan area. Daniel Snyder, who owns the N.F.L. franchise, says he will never change the name. General Manager Bruce Allen says several generations of football fans have cheered on the Redskins, and like the name. He’s the son of the late Redskins Coach George Allen, and the younger brother of former Governor and U.S. Senator George Allen.