Nickname appeal: NCAA used ‘cartel powers’

August 10, 2012 at 2:05 pm in Grand Forks Herald

Now, however, the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe’s pro-nickname Committee for Understanding and Respect argues in its appeal of that dismissal that the sanctions amount to “palpable coercion” and are evidence of the NCAA’s use of “its cartel powers to eradicate Sioux history, culture and traditions from public memory.” Continue Reading