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The Washington Redskins filed an appeal Aug. 14 seeking to overturn a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision 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 Washington Redskins filing an appeal Thursday seeking to overturn a decision stripping the franchise of its trademark protection, take a look at other sports team names and mascots that have drawn controversy over the years.
Four teenagers were hospitalized, two of them in serious condition, after a van overturned into the ocean in Ka'a'awa, according to Emergency Medical Services officials.
Supporters of Ferguson, Missouri, Police Officer Darren Wilson say they have faced threats over their views, but vowed not to be silenced.
Wilson shot and killed unarmed black teen Michael Brown, an incident that stirred racial tensions and unrest.