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NCAA won't challenge 'Fighting Sioux' injunction


The NCAA won't challenge a preliminary injunction that a judge issued to protect the "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo of the University of North Dakota.

The injunction allows UND to host a post-season game despite being on the NCAA's list of schools with hostile and abusive mascots. The lawsuit will proceed to determine whether the school has to comply with the policy.

The NCAA policy doesn't require schools to eliminate their Indian imagery but they can't display them during post-season games or host playoffs. However, several schools have gotten rid of their mascots.

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UND NICKNAME: NCAA won't appeal injunction (The Grand Forks Herald 11/14)
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Relevant Links:
University of North Dakota - http://www.und.edu
The Ralph - http://www.theralph.com
Fighting Sioux - http://www.fightingsioux.com

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