About Tom Schreier

Tom Schreier covers Minnesota sports for 105theticket.com’s Cold Omaha and can be heard on The Michael Knight Show from 2-3:00 on weekdays in the Twin Cities. He has written for Bleacher Report and the Yahoo Contributor Network. Follow him on Twitter @tschreier3.
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Detroit, the Paris of the West

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My immediate observation upon entering downtown Detroit was all the construction that was going on. There were orange cones everywhere, and in the middle of the city, no less. I-75 was being worked on. Brush St., which took me to my hotel, was being worked on. The Detroit Opera House was being worked on. Hell,…
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Respect the Person, Not the Logo: The Psychological Effects of Racist Symbols in Sports

According to a 2001 poll of Native Americans in the United States conducted by Indian Country Today, a Native American community news source, 81 percent of respondents indicated that the use of American Indian names, symbols, and mascots are “predominantly offensive and deeply disparaging to Native Americans.” “Indian mascots, by today’s standards, would be offensive…
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