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Jul 3, 2020 Associated Press EDMONTON, Alberta — The Edmonton Eskimos are keeping their team name. The Canadian Football League team said Friday it is keeping the Eskimos moniker following “an extensive year-long formal research and engagement program with Inuit leaders and community members across Canada.” “The consistent feedback was a desire for more engagement
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11:15 AM ET Associated Press The Green Bay Packers are optimistic they will have fans at Lambeau Field this season, but they note that seating capacity would be cut significantly and spectators must wear face coverings. The NFL club also acknowledges the “possibility that Lambeau Field will be unable to host fans for games this
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6:08 PM ET FedEx, which has naming rights to the stadium in which the Washington Redskins play, made a request Thursday that the team change its nickname. “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name,” FedEx said in a statement obtained by ESPN. FedEx paid $205 million
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4:10 PM ET “Lift Ev’ry Voice And Sing,” traditionally known as the Black national anthem, is expected to be performed live or played before every Week 1 NFL game, and the league is considering a variety of other measures during the upcoming season to recognize victims of police brutality, a source familiar with the league’s
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