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Should I Stay Or Should I Go? North Dakota State Battles With FBS Temptations

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 16

North Dakota State continues to face the question of whether it should attempt to move into the FBS level of college football, where it could "grab more media attention, and possibly rake in huge financial rewards," or stay on the FCS level, where it has won five consecutive national championships, ...

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