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Anil Adyanthaya

Sports, mascots, and Native Americans

By Anil Adyanthaya
June 5, 2005

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WHAT'S IN a name? For sports fans, quite a lot, as the nickname of their favorite pro or college team is a topic of great interest. And today, Shakespeare's famous query from Romeo and Juliet is particularly relevant to them as the NCAA addresses the issue of Native American nicknames for the sports teams of its member institutions. (Full article: 776 words)

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