Washington Redskins ? How is that not racist ? How about Washington Powdery Whiteboys ? I'll bet that would upset the Caucasians as much as being called a "redskin" angers those of us who are part Native American.
James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (Caucasian and Native American). Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball.