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Old 02-12-2013, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
Just to point out, a lot of people who are "over-sensitive" and "bitch and moan" are actual Native Americans who do not feel any sense of honor to be used as a sports mascot.

Big Daddy Drew over at Deadspin, who probably nobody would ever describe as overly sensitive, weighs in:
As an Illinois alum, I'm probably a bit biased, but IMO there is a difference between naming a team after an Indian tribe, or naming a team the "Braves", and naming a team the "Redskins" or using the goofy Cleveland Indians logo.