Are Indian mascots offensive?

Answer On One Hand: Cultural InsultAthletic mascots depicting Native Americans--or "Indians"--have had a controversial and complicated history. Many Native tribes have expressed outrage about their use. A... Read More »

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How many NBA mascots are there?

The NBA has 30 teams as of 2010, and each team has a mascot, according to the NBA website. NBA mascots keep crowds cheering with stunts, such as "eating" a cheerleader, during timeouts and halftime... Read More »

What are college mascots?

A college mascot is a person, place or thing that represents a school. A mascot is often used in athletics where mascots are depicted on uniforms and in graphics. A mascot is also the school's or s... Read More »

How many mascots did Yale have?

According to Yale’s official athletic site, the school mascot is the bulldog for all competitive teams. The mascot’s name is Handsome Dan. Sixteen bulldogs have served as Handsome Dan, as of 20... Read More »

When did they start using Olympic mascots?

The first Olympic mascot appeared for the 1972 Olympic Summer Games in Munich, Germany. The first mascot was Waldi, a multicolored dachshund. His bright colors emphasized the fun and excitement of ... Read More »