Oneida tribe, NFL to meet Wednesday

Updated: October 25, 2013, 7:47 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

The NFL and representatives of Oneida Indian Nation have moved up their meetings to discuss the future of the Washington Redskins nickname.

The two sides were originally scheduled to meet in late November, but will instead meet Wednesday in New York City, The Associated Press first reported. The debate over use of the Redskins name has picked up momentum in recent months as the tribe in upstate New York started to take out radio ads and speak more openly to the media about its objections.

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