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Washington Football Team will not be renamed Warriors: ‘It’s a ‘slippery slope’

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The Washington Football Team, which has been searching for a new name since abandoning the antiquated Redskins moniker it used for more than 85 years, announced Monday that it will not be renamed the Warriors. Team president Jason Wright said that name also hit too close to home for Native Americans. “One might look at this name as a natural, and even harmless transition considering that it does not necessarily or specifically carry a negative connotation,” Wright wrote in a statement titled Moving Forward. “But as we learned through our research and engagement with various groups, ‘context ma…

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