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  1. Tongan luger changes name to Bruno Banani in marketing ploy for u...

    Jim Caple

    Tongan luger's name-change part of guerilla marketing by underwear company.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  2. Ron Artest plans to change his name to Metta World Peace, but Pag...

    Thomas Neumann

    Lakers forward Ron Artest reportedly plans to change his name to Metta World Peace. Metta can be defined as loving kindness or gentle friendship in the Pali language, which is spoken in India and southeast Asia. So it's difficult to argue against th...

    Blog | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  3. The Franchise Name Change Hall of Fame

    Tom McKean

    The Rays began to win when they got rid of the "Devil." They're not the first to win after a name change.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2008
  4. Tongan luger changes name to Bruno Banani in marketing ploy for u...

    Jim Caple

    Warning: If a female luger from Tonga named Victoria Seacrett competes in the 2014 Olympics, be suspicious. Why? Read on. Bruno Banani is scheduled to represent Tonga at this weekend's world luge championship in Altenberg, Germany, hoping to conti...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  5. Roy Halladay talks 'MLB 2K11' and perfect games

    Jon Robinson

    Roy Halladay's split-finger changeup is so nasty, they should change the name of the pitch to "Something Wicked This Way Comes." And new to "MLB 2K11," gamers will be able to throw the ace up the ace's sleeve, striking out digital batters and makin...

    Blog | Conversation | February 09, 2011
  6. Golfer Fuzzy Zoeller hawking new line of vodka

    Lynn DeBruin

    Golfer Fuzzy Zoeller is hawking new line of vodka.

    Blog | Conversation | May 26, 2010
  7. Time to dump Braves, Indians and Redskins

    Keith Law

    If Major League Baseball really wants to celebrate Jackie Robinson, it should force Atlanta and Cleveland to change their team names.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2007
  8. Welcome to the No Balls Association

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons can't believe no GM had the testicular fortitude to make a move at the trading deadline.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2007
  9. Academy awards

    Paul Lukas

    Ever wonder how college football teams started awarding players decals to stick on their helmets? Here's a comprehensive history.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2005
  10. More team names need to go

    Steve Woodward

    The NCAA's banning of American Indian nicknames should only be the beginning of major name changes across the country.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2005
  11. What was Arte thinking?

    From Randy Moss to Tara Reid, Page 2 tries to explain some questionable behavior.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2005
  12. Naming rights and wrongs

    Patrick Hruby

    After the Angels added L.A. to their moniker, Patrick Hruby takes a look at a few other name changes on the horizon.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2005
  13. Daily Quickie

    The Nets need a nickname if they're moving to Brooklyn.

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  14. Studs and Duds for Week 10

    Larry Johnson

    Page 2 cartoonist Larry Johnson draws up some plays on the studs and duds from Week 10 of the 2002 NFL season.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2002
  15. Outed at home

    Larry Johnson

    Page 2 cartoonist Larry Johnson suggests players should change the names on the back of their uniforms to answer questions about their sexual preference.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2002