NCAA: Tribes' approval main factor for mascot use
INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA said Friday that approval from American Indian tribes would be a primary factor in deciding appeals from schools that want to use Native American nicknames and mascots in postseason play.
The first review is scheduled to start next week.
Two weeks ago, the NCAA announced that it would ban the use of
American Indian imagery and nicknames by school representatives at
postseason tournaments starting in February. Mascots will not be
allowed to perform at tournament games, ...
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