Controversial sports team names

Published On: May 01 2013 12:36:50 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 18 2014 09:20:48 AM CDT

With the United States Patent and Trademark Office canceling the Washington Redskins trademark registration, take a look at other sports team names and mascots that have drawn controversy over the years.

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Vancouver Canucks. This NHL team name is deemed offensive because "Canuck" in reference to Canadians is often used as a derogatory term for Canadians. Still, there are some who regard the term as a nickname, not a putdown.

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