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.
The popularity of Manoa Falls, Maunawili Falls and Lanikai Pillbox has increased erosion and caused tension with neighbors.
As night skies boom and crack with fireworks on July Fourth, millions of Americans will gather to gaze at the grand explosions illuminating the skies.
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