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Journalist Vincent Schilling from the Mohawk Tribe has called upon the Kansas City Chiefs to change their name.

Column | Remove Native American mascots from pro sports

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer February 10, 2021
It’s long overdue: change the names of sports teams with Native American mascots.
Michigan State mascot Sparty high fives fans as they wait for the players to come onto the court for practice for the Final Four at Ford Field in Detroit in 2009. (Andre J. Jackson/Detroit Free Press/MCT)

Hear me out: The sexiest mascots in college sports

During the first media time-out of No. 2 seed Duke against No. 15 Iona in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament last week, the mascots from both teams hit the court for a dance-off. As I looked on...

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