10 Sports Team Names That Caused Controversy

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  • Kansas City Chiefs
  • London Rippers
  • Golden State Warriors
  • Cleveland Indians
  • New York Knicks
  • Ottawa Tomahawks
  • Washington Redskins
  • Chicago Blackhawks
  • Washington Wizards
  • Atlanta Braves

Golden State Warriors

Moving away from stereotypes, the Golden State Warriors eliminated logos with Native American imagery in 1971. Since then, the basketball team has embraced logos highlighting the state of California (the current logo features a stylized version of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge). (Photo: NBA)