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Nike Won’t Sell Redskins Gear Until Team Name Changes

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Nike has removed all Redskins merchandise from their website. Now, according to a report, the sports apparel giant will not put the team’s merchandise back…
Nike has removed all Redskins merchandise from their website. Now, according to a report, the sports apparel giant will not put the team’s merchandise back on their site until they change their name.
As the Athletic reports, Nike executives made the decision to suspend sales on Redskins gear late last week. Though, as the report says, Nike does expect the Redskins to announce a new name “soon.” In order to give them, and other athletic apparel distributors, time to produce and distribute the new merchandise.
Nike’s strong stance against the Redskins stands in stark contrast to the corporate giant’s silence when it comes to the incendiary and controversial Independence Day comments from one of their top pitchmen, Colin Kaepernick.

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