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We have solutions to Missouri's mascot situation

Updated: February 11, 2010, 12:35 PM ET
By Patrick Hruby

According to reports, a University of Missouri student leader is campaigning to replace the school's mascot with an actual live tiger -- at an estimated cost of $2 million -- the better to increase school spirit and draw attention to Mizzou's athletic programs.

Terrible idea.

The problem with adding a real tiger isn't that it's both unsafe and expensive; it's that it isn't unsafe and expensive enough. Not if Missouri truly wants to attract attention in our fractured, ...

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