SI’s King to stop using ‘Redskins’

Peter King, senior writer at Sports Illustrated, has decided to stop using the name “Redskins” when writing about the National Football League team in Washington, DC.

In a column, King said that the name is regarded by some as racial slur, and “it offends too many people, and I don’t want to add to the offensiveness.”

He added, ” I can do my job without using it, and I will.”

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