How the Financial Sector Got the WFT to Change Its Name

When the Washington Football Team decided last summer to retire its longstanding team name, there was a lot of talk about how shareholders and investment firms had pressured the team to make the identity change. But what does that mean, exactly? Who were these shareholders and investment firms, and what sort of pressure were […]

A Coach Who Removed Native Imagery from His Uniforms

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In yesterday’s ’Skins Watch report, I mentioned the new inflatable tunnel that the football team at South Grand Prairie High School in Texas had recently unveiled (see above). I learned about that tunnel last weekend from longtime reader Chris Mycoskie, who pointed me toward a photo of […]

Cleveland Baseball Club Wears Road Jerseys at Home for Season Opener

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Greetings Uni Watchers from the summer place “out east.” I hope everyone is staying safe and cool.

After four months with virtually no uni-news, we had quite a bit of the the past couple days. Topping the list for today was the decision by the Cleveland […]

Washington Redskins: 1937–2020

Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be safe and healthy. Hope the same is true for everyone at your home.

Now then: Multiple news outlets began reporting last night that the ’Skins will make it official this morning and announce that they are retiring their team nickname. […]