University of Minnesota seeks to bar Redskins' name at stadium

  • by: Ian Shapira , Washington Post
  • Updated: August 7, 2014 - 7:16 AM

WASHINGTON - The University of Minnesota is working with the Minnesota Vikings in an effort to keep the Washington Redskins’ name from being used in “promotional and game date materials” during the NFL teams’ Nov. 2 game at the school’s stadium in Minneapolis, according to an Aug. 1 letter from university President Eric Kaler to U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn.

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