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Fire X, save Y!

The proposed sacrifice of a scapegoat designed to prevent NDSU from ever trailing in another athletic contest, where X=the name of a coach or player and Y=the name of that which must be saved. The phrase is also used in more general situations as in "Fire mayonaise, save sandwich."

See Also: Blowout, Meltdown

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