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Pro sports teams that changed their names

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July 17th, 2020

After decades of debate, Washington’s NFL franchise announced on Monday that it would retire its "Redskins" nickname and choose a new name and logo ahead of the 2020 season.

Washington isn’t the first franchise to undergo a name change, and it won’t be the last. The Cleveland Indians have also launched the beginning stages of a team name evaluation, and Edmonton's CFL franchise just announced plans to drop its "Eskimos" nickname.

Many of sports most famous franchises adopted a new moniker at some point in history. While we await the unveiling of Washington's new label, let's see how well you remember some of the former nicknames of today’s NFL, NBA, and MLB franchises with our sports trivia quiz below!   

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