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Braves won't change name, examining chop

(AP Photo/David Tulis, File)

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves say they have no plans to follow the lead of the NFL’s Washington Redskins and change their team name.

“We will always be the Atlanta Braves,” the team said in a letter to season ticket holders on Friday. The letter was obtained by The Associated Press on Monday.

The tomahawk chop chant used by Braves fans is under review, however.

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