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NCAA Bans Mississippi From Hosting

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NCAA Bans Mississippi From Hosting
NCAA Bans Mississippi From Hosting

A policy only unique to Mississippi is prohibiting sports teams from hosting regional games or championships due to the MS state flag bearing the Confederate symbol.

In a policy that only impacts mississippi... the ncaa will prohibit sports teams from hosting regional games and championships or host sites for women's basketball.

// the collegiate sports governing body announced the decision this morning.

// it says the state of mississippi's flag is the reason behind the decision.

// ncaa says it expanded its confederate flag policy from championship events from being played where the symbol has a prominent presence.

// this will impact baseball, softball, lacrosse and women's basketball.

// in a statement ncaa leaders wrote... there's no place in college athletics or the world for symbols or acts of discrimination and oppression.// the ncaa hosts 90 championships in 24 sports every year.

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