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September 10th, 2013

Some sports journalists refuse to say 'Redskins'

The NFL team representing Washington, D.C., is getting tackled off the field as a growing number of American sports journalists are declining to use the team name "Redskins," considering it demeaning to Native Americans. Sports Illustrated's Peter King is the latest reporter to consciously cut the word out of his NFL vernacular, saying he will not use "a name that a cross-section of our society feels is insulting."

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