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NCAA tells N.D. delegation no budging on Fighting Sioux nickname settlement

Published 08/12/2011, Grand Forks Herald

With the NCAA confirming that it will not budge from a lawsuit settlement requiring UND to terminate its Fighting Sioux nickname and logo, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said he will ask the Legislature, meeting in special session in November, to delegate authority back to the State Board of Higher Education, which authorized a change. ā€œIā€™m certain the board will revert to its former position,ā€ said Grant Shaft, a delegation member and the board's president.

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