Daily Archives: July 2, 2020

Activists Demand Changes for Prince George’s County Police Contract

A group of activists is calling for changes to a Maryland police department’s union contract. The Fraternal Order of Police in Prince George’s County will soon engage in conversation with the county about its contract. “Where in this document can we hold those bad actors accountable for their actions?†asked Tamara Davis, an organizer with the nonprofit Progressive Maryland. She…

Here Are 5 Potential Options for a New Name for the Redskins

Update (July 3, 2020, 3:07 p.m. ET): The team said for the first time that they would review their name. Go here for full updates. FedEx, one of the Redskins’ largest corporate sponsors, sent shockwaves through the organization Thursday evening when it formally requested that the team change its name. FedEx has the naming rights to the team’s home stadium,…

FedEx Asks Washington Redskins to Change Name

FedEx has asked the Washington Redskins to change the team’s name. “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name,†FedEx confirmed in a statement. FedEx owns the naming rights to the stadium in Landover, Maryland, where the team plays its home games, through 2025, having signed a deal in 1999 reported at…