Controversial sports team names

Published On: May 01 2013 12:36:50 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 15 2014 10:40:59 AM CDT

With the Washington Redskins filing an appeal Thursday seeking to overturn a decision stripping the franchise of its trademark protection, take a look at other sports team names and mascots that have drawn controversy over the years.

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Cleveland Indians. The Indians have been around since 1901, and the use of Chief Wahoo as their mascot has been highly controversial for decades. Despite changing the logo occasionally, it still remains.

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