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Sports editor apologizes for tweeting 'scalps' after game


December 30, 2019

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) - A sports editor for a New Mexico newspaper apologized this week after using "scalps" in a tweet to describe a high school basketball team defeating a team with Native American student-athletes.

Hobbs News-Sun Sports Editor Jason Farmer said Friday the tweet was "very inappropriate and completely insensitive."


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