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Controversial sports team names

Published On: May 01 2013 12:36:50 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 28 2014 10:20:18 AM CDT

With Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid just the latest to weigh in on the Washington Redskins' name, take a look at other sports team names and mascots that have drawn controversy over the years.

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D.C. Council member David Grosso introduced a nonbinding resolution in early May 2013 calling on the Redskins to change their name to the Washington Redtails. Opponents to the Redskins name have also launched a legal challenge intended to deny the team federal trademark protection.

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