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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.

Former Atlanta Braves logo
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Atlanta Braves. Possibly one of the most controversial team names and logos in the history of sports, there have been countless attempts to tone down the imagery used on the Braves' products over the years. They have avoided using their ‘screaming Indian’ logo, though, the logo hasn't been officially scrapped yet.

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