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  1. Johnny Manziel of Cleveland Browns files for 10th trademark -- 'J...

    Darren Rovell

    While he waits to get his trademark to "Johnny Football" registered, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has filed for a trademark to a new nickname: "Johnny Cleveland."

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  2. Wulf: Why Native American nicknames stir controversy across sport...

    Steve Wulf

    Pro sports teams now find themselves clinging to names and images and traditions while the winds of change are howling around them.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Colston approaches records -- quietly

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- New Orleans Saints receiver Marques Colston has always been a man of few words. It's how he got the nickname, "Quiet Storm" in college. True to form, Colston has declined most media requests over the past month -- both while he wa...

    Blog | November 16, 2013
  5. Washington, D.C. radio stations hold Washington Redskins protest ...

    John Keim

    Two Washington, D.C. radio stations won't run ads protesting the Washington Redskins nickname, a decision that surprised and disappointed the leading advocates behind the movement.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  6. Roger Goodell says NFL must listen to those critical of Washingto...

    Todd Wills

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged Sunday night the importance of the league listening to those who feel strongly about changing the Washington Redskins' nickname.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2013
  7. Poll -- Majority approve of Washington Redskins name

    A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows that nationally, "Redskins" still enjoys widespread support. Nearly four in five Americans don't think the team should change its name, the survey found. Only 11 percent think it should be changed, while 8 percent wer

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  8. Prediction for Bengals-Eagles

    Jamison Hensley

    PHILADELPHIA -- Good afternoon from the City of Brotherly Love, or the Land of Cheesesteaks. I get confused which one is the official nickname for this place. I will look to redeem myself after taking a shot to the chin in Week 14, when I missed o...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  9. Are the Cowboys still 'America's Team'?

    Darren Rovell

    For the past 33 years, the nickname of America's Team has, for the most part, stuck, though the Dallas Cowboys don't seem to be embracing it as much as former general manager Tex Schramm did in the early years. They sell a Nike America's Team shirt i...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  10. Jerry Jones reflects on Steve Sabol's passing

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- The death of NFL Films president Steve Sabol on Tuesday at the age of 69 from brain cancer hit the NFL hard and the Dallas Cowboys were no different. NFL Films labeled the Cowboys "America's Team," a nickname that has stuck throug...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  11. Dallas Cowboys second to Green Bay Packers in 'America's Team' po...

    Tim MacMahon

    The Cowboys came in second to the Packers in an 'America's Team' poll landslide.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  12. Forrest Gregg says he's fighting Parkinson's

    Forrest Gregg, who earned the nickname "Iron Man" for playing in a then-record 188 consecutive NFL games during his Hall of Fame career, has told The Associated Press he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  13. Flash Points: Cowboys' defining moment

    Jeffri Chadiha

    What key event significantly changed the fortunes of the Cowboys -- for better or worse? Give us your take and we'll give you our definitive moment on May 27. Any franchise that puts a star in the middle of its field and carries the nickname "Ame...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  14. Flash Points: Cowboys' defining moment

    Jeffri Chadiha

    What key event significantly changed the fortunes of the Cowboys -- for better or worse? Give us your take and we'll give you our definitive moment on May 27. Any franchise that puts a star in the middle of its field and carries the nickname "Ame...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  15. Jones keeps Pacman nickname, starts new chapter

    Adam Jones hasn't completely shed his Pacman nickname as he practices with the Cowboys.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2008
  16. No more Pacman? Embattled Cowboys CB Jones drops nickname

    That would be the preference of Adam Jones, the suspended Dallas Cowboys cornerback who has been known by the nickname throughout his life. He'd like to be called by his given name and make "Pacman" a thing of the past.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2008