Washington’s NFL Franchise Has Problems That Go Beyond Team Name

A damning story on team's culture prompts hiring of D.C. law firm

The Redskins have hired D.C. attorney Beth Wilkinson to conduct an internal review of the team.
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Throughout the week, sports reporters who cover Washington’s NFL team hinted on social media that The Washington Post was about to publish a “bombshell” report. But even before that story detailed multiple allegations of sexual harassment made by former employees, the team responded to Adweek’s questions about what were then still just rumors.

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