Time to dump Braves, Indians and Redskins

To celebrate Jackie Robinson, MLB should force Atlanta and Cleveland to change team names. Story

Updated: April 10, 2007, 3:39 PM ET
By Keith Law | Special to Page 2

Major League Baseball is making a rather large deal out of the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's debut in the major leagues (a dubious bit of self-congratulation -- MLB is commemorating the day it stopped doing something wrong), including holding a "Civil Rights Game" right before the season started. As many people have commented elsewhere, baseball screwed that one up too by including in that game one of the two major league teams that employ offensive stereotypes of Native Americans in their ...

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