How North Dakota Lost Its Mind Over A "Choke Job"

On Feb. 16, the Northern Arizona basketball team rallied to beat North Dakota in overtime, 74-72. In a postgame interview with North Dakota head coach Brian Jones, the team's radio guy, Paul Ralston, a university employee, called the loss a "choke job." What ensued was the most pitiful college sports "scandal" in… » 5/16/13 1:45pm 5/16/13 1:45pm

North Dakota Passes A Law To Protect UND's Fighting Sioux Mascot; NCAA Will Make Them Break It

This week in North Dakota, where all news is news, the state legislature passed a law mandating that "the intercollegiate athletic teams sponsored by the [U]niversity of North Dakota shall be known as the [U]niversity of North Dakota fighting Sioux." Yes, the logo and nickname that the NCAA deemed were "disparaging"… » 4/20/11 3:50pm 4/20/11 3:50pm