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  1. Johnny Manziel of Cleveland Browns films Snickers ad

    Darren Rovell

    He has been called Johnny Football and Johnny Cleveland, but on Thursday, Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will get a new nickname: Johnny JamBoogie.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
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  4. Damontre Moore wreaks havoc vs. Jets

    Kieran Darcy

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Damontre Moore continues to prove worthy of his nickname, in the preseason anyway. "Damonster" racked up two more sacks, another tackle for loss and a fumble recovery in the Giants' 35-24 win over the Jets on Friday night....

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  5. Morning Ram-blings: NFC Best ... ever?

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- It's no secret that the NFC West has emerged as the toughest division in the NFL over the past couple of years. In the cyclical world of the NFL, a group that once went by the nickname "NFC Worst" is now being dubbed the "NFC Be...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  6. Mike Carey asked off Washington Redskins games due to nickname

    Former NFL referee Mike Carey told The Washington Post that he requested not to work home or away games for the Washington Redskins since 2006 due to the team's controversial nickname.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  7. Mike Ditka, former NFL coach and ESPN analyst, says changing Reds...

    Former Chicago Bears coach and current ESPN analyst Mike Ditka said it would it would be "ridiculous" to change the Washington Redskins nickname in an interview with RedskinsHistorian.com's Mike Richman.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  8. Cowboys want to see more of 'Flounder'

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- It's usually Rod Marinelli who assigns a unique nickname to each Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman. However, head coach Jason Garrett beat Marinelli to the punch with Zach Minter, the fresh-off-the-street defensive tackle who surpr...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  9. Sheldon to Sapp: Forget sophomore jinx

    Rich Cimini

    CORTLAND, N.Y. -- Sheldon Richardson's new nickname around the New York Jets is "D-Roy," as in NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. Cute, right? Not everyone is a D-Roy fan. He believes there are "haters out there," and one of them apparently is loudmou...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  10. Minnesota Gophers president Eric Kaler -- Keep 'Redskins' out of ...

    The University of Minnesota says it is working with the Minnesota Vikings to keep the Washington Redskins' nickname from being used when the two teams play on campus in November.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  11. Hello world: It's 'Caveman Center'

    David Newton

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- He comes from Washburn University, home of the Division II Ichabods, whose nickname has nothing to do with Ichabod Crane from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." He has more rushing touchdowns the past two years than Carolina Panth...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  12. Daniel Snyder -- Redskins a term of honor, respect

    Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" that he is adamant he doesn't have to bow to pressure to change his team's nickname because it's not disparaging to Native Americans but instead a term of honor and respect.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  13. Tampa Bay's 'Dunkaneers' are tall targets

    Pat Yasinskas

    After drafting mega-sized receiver Mike Evans and tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht suggested a new team nickname. "We're the Dunkaneers," Licht said. Evans, Seferian-Jenkins and veteran wideout...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  14. 'Nugget' could be hidden gem for Steelers

    Scott Brown

    LATROBE, Pa. -- Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey blurted it out during an organized team activity and the nickname "Chicken nugget" stuck to rookie offensive lineman Chris Elkins. Elkins isn't the biggest guy compared to other Pittsburgh Steelers ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  15. 'Gumby' Patterson bends into starting role

    Dan Graziano

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- It's hard to imagine a less visually appropriate nickname for a defensive tackle than "Gumby," and when the New York Giants' Mike Patterson heard that it had been applied to him, he gave a deep chuckle that sounded nothing li...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  16. United States Attorney General Eric Holder -- Washington Redskins...

    John Keim

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder joined the chorus in condemning the Washington Redskins' nickname, calling it offensive and saying it should be changed.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  17. Washington Redskins blogger hired to defend team's name resigns

    A blogger hired by the Washington Redskins to defend the team's name has quit after two weeks.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  18. Panthers most memorable '13 plays: No. 7

    David Newton

    Continuing my look at the most memorable plays during the Carolina Panthers 2013 season is one -- actually two -- that cemented a nickname for head coach Ron Rivera. No. 7 The play: (Oct. 13) This is a package deal, two fourth-and-1 plays on t...

    Blog | July 03, 2014