FedEx requests NFL ‘team in Washington’ change its name

By Updated: July 02, 2020 7:37 PM CT | Published: July 02, 2020 6:18 PM CT

FedEx Corp. chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith is a 10% owner of the team.

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.

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Elle Perry is a reporter and digital producer. The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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