Tag: Redskins

'Redskins' Team Name and Mascot Officially Banned

California officially banned the use of “Redskins” as a team name or mascot in the state. The California Racial Mascots Act, signed Sunday by Gov. Jerry Brown, will go into effect Jan. 1, 2017. Schools currently using the name have until this time to pick a new mascot. California is…

CBS: NFL Commentators Have Choice Whether to Say 'Redskins'

By Chris Hoenig Photo by Shutterstock Football fans might hear CBS commentators calling the Washington football team the Redskins on the air. Or they might not. With pressure mounting for team owner Daniel Snyder to change the team’s name—50 U.S. senators have called for the team name to change and…