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Schnepf: Were UND slurs needed after Bison win?

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FARGO - It was 1990 and the North Dakota State University football team had just won a national championship in Florence, Ala. Amid the celebration, a rarely used senior offensive lineman was handed the microphone to say a few words.

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It was obvious he did not prepare a speech. Struggling to find the words, he blurted: "Sioux suck."

Really? You're nearly 1,000 miles away from Fargo, your team wins a national championship, and that's all you can think to say?

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