Appeals court turns aside Spirit Lake committee’s effort to save UND's Fighting Sioux nickname
By Chuck Haga
Forum News Service
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- In what may well be the final chapter in the long, contentious fight over UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that nickname supporters have no legal case against the NCAA for pressuring UND to drop it.
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