On Air Now

Current Show

Live At Five   5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Clay Jenkinson joins the show for his weekly discussion on all things North Dakota.

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »


Listen Live Now » 790 AM Fargo-Moorhead


Current Conditions(Fargo,ND 58103)

More Weather »
78° Feels Like: 79°
Wind: SE 18 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip


Mostly Clear 56°


Mostly Sunny 81°

Wed Night

Thunderstorms Late 64°


Phil Jackson supports retirement of UND nickname

Fighting Sioux
Fighting Sioux

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- University of North Dakota alumnus and NBA legend Phil Jackson says he supports the retirement of UND's Fighting Sioux nickname.

Jackson says ''if it's offensive to people, we need to change it, gracefully.''

Sixty-eight-percent of North Dakota voters last year voted to drop the nickname deemed ''hostile and abusive'' by the NCAA.

Jackson returned to his hometown of Williston over the weekend for his 50th high school reunion and a baseball tournament.

He graduated from UND in 1967 with degrees in psychology, philosophy and religion.

He was the UND's all-time leading scorer.

Jackson played 13 seasons in the NBA, including 11 with the New York Knicks.

As a coach, he led the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers to multiple NBA titles.