The Washington Redskins are changing their name.
According to the Sports Business Journal's John Ourand, the organization will announce the change on Monday.
Fischer: "The new nickname will not be announced immediately because trademark issues are pending...but insiders were told today that the 'thorough review' announced July 3 has concluded." https://t.co/zjyXTUpzM5
— John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) July 13, 2020
Yahoo's Senior NFL reporter Charles Robinson reported the change was coming to an ESPN radio station on Saturday.
BREAKING NEWS from @CharlesRobinson: a name change for Washington is coming within 24 to 48 hours.
As first heard on the Saturday Sports Brunch with @clarencehilljr and @DJR1033. pic.twitter.com/bWYLT6tUrs
— 103.3 FM ESPN (@1033fmESPN) July 11, 2020
According to the Associated Press, several Native American organizations sent NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a letter earlier this week demanding team owner Dan Snyder to change the team's name.
On Thursday, Amazon pulled the organization's merchandise off their website.