• FedEx Urges Washington Redskins to Change Their Name

    1 month ago - By Time

    The title sponsor of the Washington Redskins' stadium wants the NFL team to change its name.
    “We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name,“ FedEx said in a statement Thursday.
    The company paid the team $205 million in 1999 for the naming rights to FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland.
    In addition to the stadium name and sponsorship agreement, FedEx CEO Frederik Smith is a minority owner. Majority owner Daniel Snyder has shown no indications he'll change the name since buying the team in 1999.
    Amid the national debate over race, pressure has been...
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  • Sponsor FedEx asks Redskins to change their name

    1 month ago - By Saint Louis Today

    WASHINGTON - The title sponsor of the Washington Redskins' stadium wants the NFL team to change itsr name.
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  • Change the Mascot movement praises FedEx for asking Washington to change name

    1 month ago - By NBC Sports

    FexEx, whose name is on the Washington stadium and whose founder owns part of the team, has asked the team to change its name. The movement that has been trying to change the name for years has applauded the development. “Change the Mascot praises FedEx and fully supports its historic request for Washington's NFL team
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  • FedEx requests Washington Redskins change team name

    1 month ago - By NBC News

    FedEx owns the naming rights to the Maryland field where the NFL team plays and its chief executive, Fred Smith, owns a minority stake in the team.
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  • Stadium Sponsor FedEx Tells Washington Redskins to Change Name

    1 month ago - By Bloomberg

    FedEx Corp. on Thursday asked the Washington Redskins to rename the NFL team following protests against racial injustice that have shaken the U.S. and pushed many companies to increase efforts to combat racism.
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  • FedEx, which paid $205 million to name the Washington Redskins' stadium, asks team to change name

    1 month ago - By CNBC

    FedEx is the most important business partner of the team to take a stance against the name yet.
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  • Redskins stadium sponsor FedEx requests team change its name

    1 month ago - By National Post

    NEW YORK - Key sponsor FedEx Corp has asked the Washington Redskins to change their name, adding to renewed calls for the NFL franchise to be rebranded.
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  • Redskins asked by sponsor to change name; investors petition companies to abandon Washington

    Redskins asked by sponsor to change name; investors petition companies to abandon Washington

    1 month ago - By Sporting News

    FedEx has formally asked the Redskins to change their team name.
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  • Now Redskins wait to see if Nike, Pepsi will follow FedEx's lead and ask for name change

    1 month ago - By Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

    The Redskins took a major blow on Thursday when corporate sponsor FedEx formally asked the team to change its name. Now, the organization must wait and see what other corporate sponsors follow suit.
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  • Washington Football Team Asked by Sponsor FedEx to Change Nickname

    1 month ago - By Bleacher Report

    Amid pressure from investors, FedEx asked the Washington NFL franchise to change its nickname. " We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the ...
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  • Major disruption as FedEx formally asks Redskins to change team name

    1 month ago - By Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

    Shockwaves hit the Redskins on Thursday as FedEx formally asked the organization to change the team name. FedEx holds naming rights to the Redskins home stadium through 2025.
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  • FedEx asks Washington to change team name

    1 month ago - By NBC Sports

    FedEx is requesting a name change for the team that plays at FedEx Field. A day after a group of investment firms asked FedEx and other companies to stop doing business with the team unless it changes the team name, FedEx released a statement to multiple media outlets saying it has requested a name change.
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