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Controversial sports team names

Published On: May 01 2013 02:41:42 PM EDT

D.C. Council member David Grosso plans to introduce a resolution today to change the name of the Washington Redskins to the Washington Redtails. Take a look at other sports team names and mascots that have drawn controversy over the years.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has become the latest to weigh in on the Washington Redskins' name, predicting in a March 27 interview with The Washington Post that it's only a matter of time before team owner Dan Snyder will be forced to change the team's name. He joins several other leaders, including President Barack Obama, who have weighed in on the issue.


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