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Phil Jackson supports retirement of UND nickname

August 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON University of North Dakota alumnus and NBA legend Phil Jackson says he supports the retirement of UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname. Continue Reading

Starting on basepaths: Legendary head basketball coach Jackson credits Williston baseball for success

August 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Legendary basketball coach Phil Jackson credits coaching Babe Ruth baseball in Williston with setting the foundation for his career.
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NBA: Phil Jackson reiterates this season his last

January 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

<img src=”http://www.grandforksherald.com/media/full/jpg/2009/04/19/phil.jpg” height=”200″ class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-498″ />In an interview today with ESPN-Los Angeles, the former UND basketball star, now coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, said, “Most everybody believes I’m not going to fulfill this ‘last stand’ promise and I will come back and coach again but it really is (my last season). I really want to do this for myself.” <a href=”http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/191569/”>Continue Reading</a>

Phil Jackson supports UND nickname change

April 9, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

MINNEAPOLIS One of UND’s most famous former athletes says he is in favor of eliminating the “Fighting Sioux” nickname.
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