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Redskins GM: Nickname staying

Updated: May 23, 2014, 6:21 PM ET
By John Keim | ESPN.com

The Washington Redskins continue to fight back regarding their nickname, with general manager Bruce Allen sending a letter to Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid explaining why the name is not about to change in response to a letter Reid and 49 other senators sent to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell earlier this week urging him to force a change of the nickname.

Reid headlined the letter, which used the NBA's case with banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to try to force the NFL ...

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