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15 August 2005

Animal-rights Group Moves to Stop JSU from Using 'Gamecocks' Nickname

For the second time in four years, the animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has asked the National Collegiate Athletic Association to stop Jacksonville State University and the University of South Carolina from using the nickname “Gamecocks” because it supposedly promotes the sport of cockfighting. See story at the Anniston Star's website:

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