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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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University of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns. With a team names like the Ragin' Cajuns and a mascot named "Cayenne," the school admits that basing the team name on a term considered slang for the people who live in the area may rub people the wrong way.

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