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The Western Hockey League is now aiming to begin a full regular season on Dec. 4, the league announced Thursday. That pushes back the start of the Spokane Chiefs’ season by about three months from a usual start date.
The Western Hockey League is now aiming to begin a full regular season on Dec. 4, the league announced Thursday. That pushes back the start of the Spokane Chiefs’ season by about three months from a usual start date.
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Spokane sports react to potential removal of Native American terms and imagery

UPDATED: Sat., July 4, 2020

For decades, certain sports teams – professional, college and high school – have resisted changing their nicknames and branding from Native American terms and imagery.But with the recent climate of change sweeping the country in the wake of the death of George Floyd and the resulting national protests against racism, a couple of the more prominent – and historically most resistant – professional teams have been pressured by activists and investors to reevaluate the situation.