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The debate over the Washington Redskins moniker has reached the pages of The Onion, best known for its satirical and faux news stories. The Onion parodies the debate by using racial slurs against the team's owner.
President Barack Obama says he would "think about changing" the Washington Redskins' name if he owned the football team as he waded into the controversy involving a word many consider offensive to Native Americans.
Redskins training camp opens on Thursday, and as the team prepares for the 2013 season, controversy grinds on over the team's name: Should it be changed? Two Redskins Hall of Famers have weighed in.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is defending the Redskins name to a bipartisan group of representatives who want it to be changed.
Responding Thursday to persistent questions about the Redskins' controversial moniker, team general manager Bruce Allen emphatically said the name would stay.