Washington Redskins Officially Begin Review of Team Name

The Cleveland Indians quickly follow with announcement of name change review

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A name change for the Washington Redskins NFL team may be imminent. Getty Images

After facing intense pressure in recent weeks, the Washington Redskins of the National Football League have officially begun a review of the team’s name. A few hours after that announcement, the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball also revealed a name change review is underway.

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