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The Washington Post Sunday - - TAKING STOCK -

The fight be­gan nearly 25 years ago, an epic le­gal tus­sle over a sin­gle word: Red­skins. But af­ter protests out­side NFL sta­di­ums, vows by sports jour­nal­ists never to use the word and even for­mer pres­i­dent Barack Obama urg­ing team owner Daniel Sny­der to change the name, the bat­tle pe­tered out. Last week, the five Na­tive Amer­i­cans fight­ing the NFL team over its trade­mark reg­is­tra­tions called it quits in fed­eral ap­peals court. So did the Jus­tice Depart­ment, which de­clared the team the win­ner.

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