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North Dakota sues NCAA to keep Fighting Sioux name
By TIMES WIRES
Published October 7, 2006
FARGO, N.D. - State officials filed a lawsuit Friday against the NCAA to challenge its restrictions on the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname.
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said the lawsuit, filed in Northeast Central District Court in Grand Forks, alleges a breach of contract by the NCAA, a breach of good faith and illegal restraint of trade.
The NCAA has banned the use of some American Indian nicknames and logo in postseason tournaments, saying they are hostile to Native Americans.
DUKE LACROSSE BACK: The Duke men's lacrosse team is taking another step back from the rape scandal that led to the shutdown of the program last season. The Blue Devils play in an exhibition tournament today in Rockville Centre, N.Y., the first time the team will play off-campus since rape allegations against three players led the university to cancel the remainder of the season in April. The tournament will raise money for charity.
VOLLEYBALL: Saint Leo (14-5, 5-3 Sunshine State Conference) swept host Lynn 30-28, 30-18, 33-31. ... FSU (11-4, 5-1 ACC) beat visiting North Carolina 30-23, 30-27, 30-21.
WOMEN'S GOLF: Sophomore Gennifer Mendez shot 3-over-par 75 to lead USF to fourth place after the first round of the Paladin Tournament in Greenville, S.C. The Bulls (307) were five shots behind leader Northwestern after one round.