Oregon officials point to future changes
EUGENE, Ore. -- University of Oregon officials say the men's basketball team will play top-ranked Illinois in Chicago this weekend, despite calls from faculty and student groups to cancel the game because the Fighting Illini have an American Indian mascot.
University officials, however, agreed to adopt a policy on the scheduling of future games with schools that have mascots deemed offensive.
Dan Williams, vice president for administration, told the
Register-Guard newspaper ...
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