Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news
Mobile Site | Contact | RSS | Search

PETA ruffled over Boston College eagle

A live bird mascot is ruffling some feathers at Boston College, where there’s an ongoing flap about whether it’s OK to have an endangered species on the sidelines. The awareness group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is squawking over a live bald eagle mascot at Alumni Stadium — a tradition that returned this year after spending 47 years with its wings clipped. PETA reportedly asked the US Fish & Wildlife Service to investigate whether Boston College's use of the bird is somehow ill-eagle. (FOX Sports)


Recent ACC & NCAA News Articles:

Members Only: By 2039, the NCAA tournament will look very different

Ernie Davis and JFK: More than 50 years ago, key figures in another D.C. football time of change

Appalachian State-Michigan: The greatest upset of them all

The Storm and the Tide: a look back at tornados that ravaged Tuscaloosa

SportsCenter Featured: Pete Frates and the origin of the ALS ice bucket challenge (video)


© 2005-2014 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.