10 Sports Team Names That Caused Controversy

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

Atlanta Braves

The team's "screaming Indian" logo, featuring a mohawked Native American figure engaged in a battle cry, was retired in 1989. However, reports this past February confirmed the baseball team planned to bring the logo back for use on the team's batting-practice caps. The team ultimately decided to scrap the plans following a siege of criticism.

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