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NCAA will penalize UND if Fighting Sioux nickname not dropped

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By Dale Wetzel, Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. -- A new state law that orders the University of North Dakota to keep its Fighting Sioux nickname won't shield the school from penalties for continuing to use a moniker the NCAA considers hostile to American Indians, an NCAA executive told the school Tuesday.

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