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A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bob Costas Says Redskins’ Name Is ‘An Insult, A Slur’

The veteran broadcaster — no stranger to stirring debate on “Sunday Night Football” — made the comments during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys’ win over Washington.

10/14/2013

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NFL Will Meet With Oneida Indian Nation About Redskins Name

The NFL is prepared to meet with an Indian tribe pushing for the Washington Redskins to drop the team’s nickname. Just not this week.

10/08/2013

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oneida Indian Nation To Hold DC Symposium Over Redskins Name

Tribal leader Ray Halbritter said the meeting’s time and place provide a great opportunity to bring more understanding about the issue of why the Redskins name is considered offensive by many people.

10/03/2013

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oneida Indian Nation Launching Radio Ad Against Redskins

In the ad, Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should “stand up to bigotry” by denouncing “the racial slur” in the team’s name.

09/05/2013

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Tribe Recoils At Bloomberg’s ‘Cowboy’ Comment

Tensions are rising as the state nears the Sept. 1 start date to collect taxes on cigarettes sold by Indian tribes.

08/21/2010