North Dakota Fighting Sioux

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North Dakotans Decide to Keep Property Tax

Opponents said move would force hike in other taxes

(Newser) - Dumping their controversial "Fighting Sioux" nickname wasn't the only point of contention North Dakotans decided last night: Voters overwhelmingly, to the tune of 76% against, voted down a ballot measure that would have made it the first state in the nation to abolish its property tax, the New ... More »

North Dakota Votes to Scrap Fighting Sioux Nickname

Supporters plan to keep fighting for Sioux name

(Newser) - Voters have had their say in the long fight over the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname, and 60% of them voted in favor of allowing the university to drop the name. The state's Board of Higher Education is now expected to retire the controversial name and... More »

'Fighting Sioux' Backers Fight to Restore Name

North Dakota to hold referendum on team name

(Newser) - Another battle looms in North Dakota's long-running fight over the Fighting Sioux. The University of North Dakota has been trying to retire the nickname and logo deemed offensive to Native Americans, but the name's supporters say they have gathered enough signatures to force a statewide referendum on the... More »

ND Senate: Teams Can Drop Fighting Sioux Name

UND now allowed to drop nickname NCAA finds objectionable

(Newser) - The University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux teams can now change their nickname if they want to, the state Senate has decided. A law requiring UND teams to keep their name and logo was adopted in response to the NCAA's decision to put UND under sanctions because it... More »

NCAA to Punish North Dakota Over 'Fighting Sioux' Name

School can't host postseason sports events

(Newser) - The NCAA plans to penalize the University of the North Dakota for sticking with its Fighting Sioux nickname. Starting in August, the university can't host postseason sports tournaments and its players can't wear the logo in postseason games, reports the Grand Forks Herald . State lawmakers tried to shield... More »

BC Back in NCAA Hockey Title Game

Eagles soar to 6-1 victory over North Dakota Fighting Sioux

(Newser) - Nathan Gerbe's hat trick helped Boston College advance to its third straight championship game. John Muse stopped 28 shots as the Eagles skated to  a 6-1 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Sioux tonight in the Frozen Four semifinals. The Eagles have beaten North Dakota the last three years... More »

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