MASCOT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MASCOT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NFL: Group protests Washington mascot game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58385073-77/group-mascot-washington-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58385073-77/group-mascot-washington-game.html.csp">NFL: Group protests Washington mascot game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T16:05:16.031-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • A small group of people are protesting the name of the Washington NFL team outside the stadium before the team’s game against Houston. The group of Native Americans was protesting the nickname — considered by many to be offensive slang for Native Americans — and held signs voicing their distaste for it. One read “R-word (equals) N-Word” and another said “Indians are Human Beings Not Mascots.” Juan Mancias, who is a member of the Carrizo Tribe of Texas says: “This is a racist name and i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583850732014-09-09T16:05:16.031-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T16:05:16.031-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58385073@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:05:16 MDT