Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Washington Redskins Finally Concede It’s Time to Re-evaluate Their Name


At last, the Washington Redskins say they’re going “re-evaluate their name.” Maybe it’s because Nike dropped all their merchandise from their store.

The fact is, they should have changed the name a long, long time ago. When it’s finally done, it will be like a fresh breeze through the NFL and all sports.

Head coach Ron Rivera, who is of Puerto Rican and Mexican descent, says in the statement, “The issue is of personal importance to me.”

And to everyone.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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