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University of Central Florida

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Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, NCAA, Racism, Mascots, Native Americans, Admiration

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Ncaa Nickname Proscription, Richard C. Crepeau Aug 2005

Ncaa Nickname Proscription, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

The NCAA, in whatever wisdom it may have remaining, has ruled that NCAA institutions who have "offensive and abusive" mascots and logos will not be allowed to host any post-season event nor participate in any post-season event while displaying such a logo or mascot. Eighteen universities have been named in this group. This is a ruling that has been a long time coming and one that represents many of the problems with organizations like the NCAA.