TODAY | September 10, 2013
>>> washington redskins suffered a bad loss last night to the philadelphia eagles on monday night football but off the field the team has a bigger problem. a growing number of reporters are now refusing to use the redskins name saying it's a slur against native americans . peter king , for example of sports illustrated and nbc sports is just the latest. he wrote, i don't want to be a part of using a name that a cross-section of our society feels is insulting. this has been brewing for awhile. a lot of people complaining with the name. the owner says we're sticking with the name.
>> a lot of reporters tried to write around it.
>> washington plays philadelphia. washington loses but not using the team name.
>> well, and sports illustrated did a poll of native americans and 75% of them were not offended by the name. if they're not offended.