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Raven Ziegler from Minneapolis protests the Redskins name outside before the game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Washington Redskins. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Ventura on Redskins Name: ‘This Name is Wrong. It’s Just Plain Wrong.’

Hundreds of American Indians and their supporters in Minneapolis are calling for the Washington Redskins to change the team’s name.

11/07/2013

Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative, speaks at a press conference after meeting with senior officials of the National Football League about changing the mascot name of the Washington Redskins October 30, 2013 in New York. The Oneida Nation's 'Change The Mascot' campaign is pressing the NFL to change the Washington team's name. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Credit; STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Oneida Indian Nation Praises D.C. Council for Passing ‘Redskins’ Resolution

The Oneida Indian Nation issued a press release Tuesday praising the D.C. City Council for passing a resolution calling for the Redskins to change their “racist and derogatory” team name.

11/05/2013

Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray (R) listens to Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) after a news conference with members of the D.C. Council 'to call on the Senate and the administration to free DC's local budget during the federal government shutdown' at the Senate Swamp October 9, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. On the ninth day of a government shutdown, Senate Democrats said they will negotiate with the Republicans after the government reopens. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

D.C. Council Votes Unanimously for Redskins to Change Name

The D.C. Council approved a resolution Tuesday calling on the Washington Redskins to change their nickname, which some consider offensive to Native Americans.

11/05/2013

File photo of a Washington Redskins helmet. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Redskins Name Under Fire On D.C. Council; Team Wants Fans To Sound Off

The D.C. Council is set to debate a resolution calling on the Washington Redskins to change their name and the team is asking its fans to fight back.

11/05/2013

Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative, speaks at a press conference after meeting with senior officials of the National Football League about changing the mascot name of the Washington Redskins October 30, 2013 in New York. The Oneida Nation's 'Change The Mascot' campaign is pressing the NFL to change the Washington team's name. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Credit; STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Oneida Nation Requests Meeting with all NFL Owners

Representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation have requested a meeting with all 32 NFL owners during Super Bowl week, hoping to persuade them to get the Washington franchise to drop the nickname Redskins.

10/30/2013

Ray Halbritter, a senior leader of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York state, speaks at a symposium in Washington, DC October 7, 2013. (Credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

After Meeting With Snyder, Goodell Will Talk Redskins Name With Indian Opponents

One day after meeting with Daniel Snyder, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell with discuss the Washington Redskins name with Native Americans who say the name is a racial slur.

10/30/2013

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder. (credit: Larry French/Getty Images)

Report: Snyder Tells Goodell Still No Plans to Change Redskins’ Name

Redskins owner Dan Snyder maintained he still has no plans to change the team’s name in a meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, according to the Washington Post.

10/29/2013

(L-R) Owner of the Washington Redskins Daniel Snyder and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. (Photos by Doug Pensinger/Al Messerschmidt/Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Chick Hernandez on Skins’ Name: ‘I Gotta Feel That This is Gonna Change’

Comcast SportsNet’s Chick Hernandez, who along with Tarik El-Bashir first reported Roger Goodell would be meeting with Dan Snyder over the Redskins team name, reported live from outside that meeting on Tuesday, saying, “I gotta feel that this is gonna change at some point.”

10/29/2013

(L-R) Owner of the Washington Redskins Daniel Snyder and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. (Photos by Doug Pensinger/Al Messerschmidt/Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Snyder, Goodell Meet About Redskins Name in New York

Ahead of a planned meeting between Roger Goodell and members of the Oneida Indian Nation, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder sat down with the NFL commissioner on Tuesday.

10/29/2013

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder. (credit: Larry French/Getty Images)

Redskins Dismiss Rumors Team Changing Name To ‘Bravehearts’

The Washington Redskins are shooting down rumors the team will be changing its name to the Bravehearts.

10/27/2013

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