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N.D. Supreme Court To Hear Fighting Sioux Nickname Arguments March 15

The State Board of Higher Education is suing to block a June statewide vote on a North Dakota law that says the University of North Dakota's sports teams must be known as the Fighting Sioux.

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NCAA: Don't Bring Fighting Sioux Name To Playoffs

University of North Dakota teams risk forfeiting any post-season games if their athletes, cheerleaders or band wear or display the school's Fighting Sioux nickname and American Indian head logo, an NCAA official said Wednesday.

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Texas A&M Must Forfeit $9.31 Million In Big 12 Revenue As Part Of Move To SEC

Texas A&M will forfeit $9.31 million in Big 12 revenue, completing the final details in its move to the Southeastern Conference for next year.

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UC Davis Settles Title IX Suit

A years-long and closely watched lawsuit claiming discrimination against women in athletics at UC Davis is over – and both sides have declared victory.

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Texas Asking Fans For Patience With Network

When ESPN and the University of Texas announced their 20-year, $300 million partnership for the Longhorn Network a year ago, they created the wedge that nearly split apart the Big 12.

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Arlington Hoping Glitter of New University Arena Rubs Off on Its Downtown

The opening of the University of Texas at Arlington’s College Park Center was the place to see and be seen Wednesday night.

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Southern U Dance Team Performs With Madonna

Southern University’s dance team can thank YouTube for the experience of a lifetime.

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Rutgers University Faculty Calls For Cuts To Athletic Department Subsidies

Battered by budget and salary cuts, the faculty at Rutgers University’s school of the Arts and Sciences overwhelmingly supported a resolution today that called for cutting university subsidies to the athletic department and giving students a voice in how their money is spent.

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UW-Madison Begins Work On $76.8 Million 'Athletic Village' At Camp Randall

UW-Madison is beginning to build an "Athletic Village," a $76.8 million hub around Camp Randall stadium where student athletes can study and train together.

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Does Free UAB movement have common ground with U of Alabama in Huntsville conversation?

While talk has been ongoing for weeks about support in the community for the University of Alabama in Huntsville to break away in frustration from the parent UA System, frustrations with the trustees are also being voiced at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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