The Washington Redskins are finally changing its name and logo, representatives announced today.
There have been calls for the team to change the name for a long time, which has been used for 87 years and is widely regarded as a racist slur for Native Americans.
Pressure has mounted in the last few months in the wake of nationwide protests against systemic racism.
When money was threatened to be pulled away from the team, and Amazon decided not to sell any team merchandise moving forward, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder decided it was time for a change.
Unfortunately the wait on their new name has been delayed, due to someone who nabbed all their potential names several years back.
Give credit where credit is due, he beat Daniel Snyder and the Skins to the punch:
“I can really see into the future on this issue,” McCaulay, who is now a 61-year-old actuary living in Alexandria, VA, told FOX5 in 2015. “Now when I look into the future, I see no change for 10 years, and then in 10 years, I see the name changing to the Washington Warriors. And if not the Warriors, then the Americans.”
Looks as if he was five years ahead of his prediction.
Hopefully he’ll get a nice payday for him being proactive.