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FSU authorize court action in mascot ban if needed

Updated: August 10, 2005, 7:35 PM ET
Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State University trustees voted Wednesday to appeal its inclusion on a new list of schools that won't be permitted to use American Indian nicknames or logos in NCAA tournaments.

The school's Seminole mascot was one of 18 the NCAA said it finds "hostile" and "abusive."

Florida State trustees and school officials say that putting the Seminoles on the list doesn't make sense because the Seminole Tribe of Florida backs the school's use of the name and ...

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