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NCAA: Mascot ruling

Postseason ban on 'hostile' images

By Sean Smith
Globe Staff / August 6, 2005

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The NCAA took an important step in its campaign to eliminate the use of ''hostile or abusive" nicknames by its membership yesterday by banning the use of Native American mascots by sports teams during postseason tournaments. The decision will prevent member schools from displaying nicknames or imagery deemed offensive on uniforms, clothing, or logos after Feb. 1. (Full article: 742 words)

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