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N.Y. tribe targets Redskins name

Updated: September 5, 2013, 1:41 PM ET
Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. -- A tribe in upstate New York said Thursday it will launch a radio ad campaign pressing for the Washington Redskins to get rid of a nickname that is often criticized as offensive.

The Oneida Indian Nation said the first ad will run on radio stations in Washington before the team hosts the Philadelphia Eagles in its season opener Monday night. In the ad, Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter says NFL commissioner Roger Goodell should "stand up to bigotry" by denouncing ...

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