On this day: October 12
The Washington Redskins are currently appealing a June 2014 decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that stripped the franchise of its trademark protection. In canceling the trademark, the office called the NFL team's name "disparaging to Native Americans." The move, which if upheld on appeal would prevent the team from having exclusive right to the trademark, comes after leaders in Congress and President Barack Obama have come out against the name over the past year.
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.
14-year-old Auli'i Cravalho of Mililani made her first appearance since being announced as the voice of Disney's upcoming film “Moana.”
Breast cancer survival rates have increased greatly in the past few decades not only due to the hard work of cancer researchers but also because of cancer patients willing to subject their bodies to treatments that have yet to be proven effective.
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