Shunning the ‘Fighting Sioux’
Since the NCAA announced the policy August 5, it has granted appeals filed by three other institutions — Central Michigan and Florida State Universities and the University of Utah — that had also been included on the original list of 18 institutions with mascots, names or other imagery deemed offensive. In all three cases, the universities were able to show that the namesake tribes — the Chippewas (Central Michigan), Seminoles (Florida State) and Utes — supported the institutions’ continued use of the name.
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