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  1. Shawne Merriman suing Nike over 'Lights Out' name

    Former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman is suing Nike for trademark infringement and unfair competition over its Lights Out apparel line.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  2. Senator Harry M. Reid says Washington Redskins foundation will no...

    John Keim

    One responded with jokes; the other with a strong prediction. Both had the same point: The foundation started by Redskins owner Dan Snyder will not quell any controversy over the franchise's nickname.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  3. Washington Redskins not trying to buy Native American support wit...

    John Keim

    The Washington Redskins dismissed the idea that they were starting a foundation to deflect controversy over their nickname by buying support.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  4. Does Whitehurst like 'Clipboard Jesus'?

    Paul Kuharsky

    New Titans backup quarterback Charlie Whitehurst joined us on The Midday 180 in Nashville, which gave me an opportunity to ask him the pressing question people in Nashville have. Does he embrace or endorse his nickname, "Clipboard Jesus"? "Yeah...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  5. Bears counting on Houston to be disruptive

    Melissa Isaacson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Boldly promising the "Monsters of the Midway are back," while evoking the names and nicknames of Bears legends Walter Payton, Gayle Sayers and Dick Butkus, Lamarr Houston welcomed himself to Chicago on Wednesday in a big way. ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  6. Howard: Broadway Joe and Johnny Football following parallel paths...

    Johnette Howard

    Johnny Manziel's life is following a track parallel to the one Joe Namath walked, Johnette Howard writes. Does Broadway Joe have any thoughts for the young QB?

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  7. Goodell: It's the name of a football team

    John Keim

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell didn't answer the question, but instead steered a query about the Washington Redskins' nickname controversy back to comments that are consistent with those he has made over the past year. Goodell was asked during his...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  8. Terrance 'Pot Roast' Knighton a sponge, too

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Former Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton's nickname is Pot Roast, but he also considers himself a sponge, too. Knighton was asked during Super Bowl media day if he's a better player in his first season with the Denve...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  9. Marshawn Lynch of Seattle Seahawks profits from beast mode

    Darren Rovell

    Marshawn Lynch isn't letting someone else cash in on his "Beast Mode" moniker.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  10. Kiper mock 1.0 reaction: Cardinals

    Josh Weinfuss

    There's something to be said for the Arizona Cardinals drafting a kid whose nickname is Ironman. In his first mock draft, Mel Kiper Jr. has the Cardinals selecting Notre Dame left tackle Zack Martin, who set a school record with 52 straight start...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  11. Uni Watch-History of jersey nicknames

    Paul Lukas

    Every player on the Heats and Nets will don nicknames Friday night, but this trend is nothing new.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  12. Bengals need a patient Andy Dalton

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- Has a quarterback ever been given more nicknames by fans and media than the Cincinnati Bengals' Andy Dalton? The latest nickname for Dalton has popped up: "Greedy Andy." When Cincinnati hosts the San Diego Chargers next week in th...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  13. Two-minute drill: Damon Harrison

    Rich Cimini

    Our weekly Q&A is with New York Jets nose tackle Damon Harrison, who has one of the best nicknames in the NFL -- "Big Snacks." Defensive line coach Karl Dunbar gave him the name because of his voracious appetite. Two years ago, you were a rela...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  14. Ron Rivera of Carolina Panthers may get Riverboat Ron slogan trad...

    David Newton

    The "Riverboat Ron" nickname has become so popular that Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera and his wife are looking for ways to use it to raise money for local charities.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2013
  15. Call Tolbert what you want, he's effective

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Nobody in the Carolina Panthers locker room has more nicknames than running back Mike Tolbert. Bowling Ball. Tub of Mayonnaise. Tub of Goo. Plate of Paste. Sugar Bear. You name it, Tolbert has been called it. He has been for ...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  16. Decoding Redskins owner Dan Snyder's underlying message

    Tim Keown

    Even when Dan Snyder and the Redskins say they are trying to honor Native American veterans, they manage to upset people even more. It's getting out of control, Tim Keown writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013