Native American athlete unhappy after announcer says 'let's snip' his ponytail — and 'fans' say 'scalp' him
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Lyle Thompson, a Native American professional lacrosse player for the Georgia Storm, wasn't pleased that the Philadelphia Wings' announcer said "let's snip" his ponytail to the "entire arena" during Saturday's game.

More from PhillyVoice:Thompson, who is vocal about having grown up in the Onondaga Nation in New York, has also represented the Iroquois Nationals in international play, Deadspin reported. The forward wears his hair in a long braid, as does his brother and teammate, Miles Thompson,...


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