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FILE - In this June 22, 2016, file photo, a photo of a mock hockey jersey with the new University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks logo is seen at an unveiling ceremony in Grand Forks, N.D. A dispute between the university and one of its most generous benefactors over painting its logo on an arena floor is underscoring the difficulty the school has had in building acceptance of its nickname. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack, File)

Dispute highlights North Dakota's tough sell of new nickname

- Associated Press

It's been two years since the University of North Dakota unveiled its new Fighting Hawks logo that put it in good standing with the NCAA, but a familiar cheer at its hockey games shows what many students and alumni still think of the switch: "Let's go Sioux!"

Kansas fires AD, saying progress in some areas 'elusive'

Associated Press

The University of Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, with Chancellor Douglas Girod noting "progress has been elusive" in some areas other than the storied Jayhawks men's basketball program.

Sylvia Fowles, left, of the Minnesota Lynx defends Nneka Ogwumike, right, of the Los Angeles Sparks in the second quarter  of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, May 20, 2018, Minneapolis, Minn.  (Carlos Gonzalez /Star Tribune via AP)

Sparks edge Lynx 77-76 on Gray's shot in WNBA Finals rematch

- Associated Press

Chelsea Gray's contested off-balance shot in the lane at the buzzer gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in their season opener Sunday, an intense rematch of last year's WNBA finals.