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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Chicago Blackhawks. This NHL team is just one of many teams that the National Congress of American Indians is asking to change its name and eliminate all Native American names and mascots in sports.

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