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5 University Of North Dakota Nicknames Selected For Vote

The University of North Dakota says a committee facilitating the selection of a new school nickname has chosen five possibilities to be brought to a public vote.


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UND Cuts List Of Potential Nicknames Down Further

The University of North Dakota has trimmed the list of potential new nicknames down from 15 to seven, as the school replaces their controversial Fighting Sioux moniker.


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UND Releases List Of Potential New Nicknames

From “Amber Waves” to “Zombies,” the list of potential new nicknames for University of North Dakota athletic teams ranges from the sublime to the ridiculous.


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UND Students’ ‘Siouxper Drunk’ Shirts Denounced

The University of North Dakota is taking heat over shirts students choose to wear over the weekend which some are calling flat-out racist. A group of students photographed themselves wearing the shirts and posted them online.



Good Question: ‘Reply All’ Golden Gophers & Brain Freezes

It’s over for North Dakota; they’ve officially gotten rid of the mascot the Fighting Sioux. That got Martha Port in St. Paul wondering: How did the University of Minnesota get the Gophers?


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ND Vote Lets School Scrap Fighting Sioux Nickname

North Dakota voters decided Tuesday to let the state’s flagship university dump a controversial Fighting Sioux nickname that sparked threats of NCAA sanctions, ending — at least temporarily — a dispute simmering for decades that divided sports fans, alumni and even tribes.


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UND Will Play Without Fighting Sioux Logo

The fighting Sioux from the University of North Dakota are in town for the West Regional NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament, but they’ve left the Sioux nickname and logo at home.


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North Dakota Storms Back To Beat Minnesota 6-3

Mario Lamoureux scored twice during a five-goal third period for North Dakota, and the Fighting Sioux snapped back to stun Minnesota 6-3 Friday in the WCHA semifinals.


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ND Supreme Court To Hear Fighting Sioux Case

North Dakota’s Supreme Court prepared to hear arguments Thursday on whether to stop a statewide vote that would determine if the University of North Dakota’s sports teams should be forced to use the Fighting Sioux nickname and an American Indian logo.


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UND Women Getting Another Shot At Minnesota

The University of North Dakota women’s hockey assistant coach was a senior alternate captain on the 2006-07 Fighting Sioux men’s team that lost to rival Minnesota in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs, then came back and beat the Gophers a week later with a trip to the NCAA Frozen Four on the line.


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Univ. Of ND Will Use Fighting Sioux Nickname

The University of North Dakota resumed using its contentious Fighting Sioux nickname Wednesday even though it triggered NCAA sanctions, leaving some fans weary of the seven-year fight over a moniker that critics believe is demeaning.


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UM and UND Hockey Players Post-game Scuffle

The Gopher and Fighting Sioux hockey teams have an intense on-ice rivalry


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UND Says Cost Of Retiring Fighting Sioux: $750,000

It will cost the University of North Dakota about $750,000 to retire the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo, President Robert Kelley says.


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North Dakota Officials To Change School Nickname

State legislators and University of North Dakota officials are preparing to change the school’s Fighting Sioux nickname following a meeting at NCAA headquarters.


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Kristo Returning To UND For Junior Hockey Season

University of North Dakota hockey forward Danny Kristo says he’ll return for his junior season rather than sign a professional contract.


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UND Defenseman Blood To Return For Senior Season

The University of North Dakota says standout hockey defenseman Ben Blood will return for his senior season.


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Lawmakers Pass Bill To Keep UND’s “Fighting Sioux” Name

The North Dakota House has approved a bill that would force the University of North Dakota to keep the “Fighting Sioux” nickname.


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Golden Gopher Daily Update

The Gopher Hockey team is in North Dakota for games Friday and Saturday. Bad news struck the team this week when it was announced Alex Kangas will have hip surgery that will end his college career. Mike Grimm talked to the Senior Goalie.


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North Dakota Rolls Over Minn. Duluth 5-0

Brad Malone had two goals and Aaron Dell made 35 saves as North Dakota routed Minnesota-Duluth 5-0 Thurday in the first game for the Bulldogs in their new home, the $80-million AMSOIL Arena.


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North Dakota beats Minn. St., Mankato 4-2

North Dakota got goals from four players to beat Minnesota State, Mankato 4-2 Sunday in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association game delayed a day by a winter storm.