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Controversial sports team names

Published: May 01 2013 01:36:50 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 25 2014 04:19:10 PM EDT

With the controversy over the Washington Redskins name continuing to brew, take a look at other sports team names and mascots that have drawn controversy over the years.

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CBS color commentator is among the latest to weigh in on the controversy over the Washington Redskins, saying he won't use the team's nickname during Thursday night's Week 4 game between Washington and the New York Giants. The former Giants quarterback said he wasn't taking sides on the team's use of the word "Redskins," but he was sensitive to complaints that the term is offensive.

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