10 Sports Team Names That Caused Controversy

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

Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs are also part of the decades-long debate over whether drawing from Native American culture in sports is honorable or exploitative. Most notably, in 2005, Native American tribal groups protested outside Arrowhead Stadium in a game against the Redskins.

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