by Barnabas Piper
Posted 9/27/13, 12:07 pm
The NFL’s Washington Redskins have been at the center of controversy on and off for decades. It’s not anything they’ve done; it’s what they haven’t: changed their name. The term “Redskin” is a pejorative name for Native American, one many deem as offensive as the N-word is for African-Americans. Recently, the controversy gained new life, and at the center is Rick Reilly, the well-known and occasionally maligned ESPN columnist.