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NCAA’s Bureaucrats Know Best

By on 4.28.06 | 6:16PM

Following up on the new NCAA policy banning "hostile" or "abusive" Indian nicknames, the college athletics organization has denied appeals from three schools, including the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux. If you're wondering what's offensive about the Fighting Sioux, so are some Sioux. UND had a letter of support from a tribal leader, to no avail.

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