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Old 05-07-05, 10:29 PM
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Originally Posted by BrewCrew

Wade: The Gold? The Marquette Gold?

ESPN: All right Dwyane, so far so good, and I know your word carries a lot of weight at Marquette as well as Miami, so congratulations. Enjoy the rest of the playoffs.

Wade: Thank you I will. The Gold?
I saw that interview. At the very end, Wade starts talking to somebody off camera (sounded like Shaq) about how lame the new name was.
Old 05-08-05, 12:16 AM
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It's just... lame.
Old 05-11-05, 04:20 PM
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Well, they've chucked "Gold".

They still refuse to consider Warriors, which is what almost everyone wants it to be, but now they're starting over and involving people in the process.

http://www.jsonline.com/sports/marq/may05/325271.asp
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Indian mascot debate aside, why does Warriors have to refer to Indians?
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It doesn't.

In fact, the only Indian guy they trot out that says the name Warriors is offensive to Native Americans is from the northern extremes of Wisconsin. Around here no one has a problem with it.

Except the mega-politically correct Father Wild of Marquette.
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Originally Posted by Red Dog
Indian mascot debate aside, why does Warriors have to refer to Indians?
Well, here are a couple old logos which use Indians:

http://www.logoserver.com/US-NCAA-M.html




But that was then. Obviously, warriors are not exclusive to American Indians and a new logo I'm sure would not use an Indian.

There's no real problem, just a manufactured controversy.
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I like the PTI suggestion - The Golden Whizzinators.

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