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  1. Hornets back in Charlotte? An underground fan group wants to brin...

    Patrick Dorsey

    A group of Charlotte fans wants the Hornets nickname back.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2012
  2. Shaquille O'Neal to get doctorate in leadership

    Zach McCann

    Shaquille O'Neal led his team to four NBA championships in his career, but was he a leader? Kobe Bryant might not think so, but Shaq says all of his antics -- the media sniping, the jokes, the nicknames -- were part of his leadership style. "I woul...

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  3. Shaquille O'Neal to get doctorate in leadership, wants to be 'bla...

    Zach McCann

    Shaquille O'Neal will soon get his doctorate in leadership.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  4. Breaking down the 'Clipper Darrell' controversy

    ESPN

    Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo discuss the Los Angeles Clippers' feud with Darrell Bailey over his nickname "Clipper Darrell." Fair or unfair? Or a bit of both?...

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  5. Page 2 is on the case to solving Albert Pujols' nickname dilemma

    Steve Etheridge

    Sentient muscle wagon Albert Pujols does not like being called "El Hombre" out of respect to one of his heroes, Stan "The Man" Musial, with whom he became acquainted during his 11 seasons in St. Louis. But the marketing department of the Los Angeles ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2012
  6. Monday's Web video of the day

    Patrick Dorsey

    Mascots! Who doesn't love 'em? Especially when they're hard-hitting ... vegetables? Yep, that's what happens when you're Delta State University, and your unofficial nickname is the Fighting Okra. Have you seen a cool sports-related video that des...

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  7. Sin City Blackjacks unafraid to gamble on irreverent team nicknam...

    Thomas Neumann

    When a new sports franchise is born, the owners must carefully consider the name of the team. After all, the entire identity of the organization will be built upon that moniker. A good name doesn't guarantee success, but a bad one can start a team d...

    Blog | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  8. Tito Ortiz talks about nickname, "UFC Undisputed 3"

    Jon Robinson

    Tito Ortiz wants fight fans to know that he's no longer "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy." That's right, the MMA legend, and one time baddest of the bad boys is now going by a new nickname: "The People's Champ." "I signed over 15,000 autographs last w...

    Blog | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  9. Chris Bosh confronts Skip Bayless about "Bosh Spice" nickname

    First Take

    Chris Bosh confronts Skip Bayless about his use of the "Bosh Spice" nickname on "First Take."...

    Blog | Conversation | September 14, 2011
  10. Giants rookie Brandon Belt meets namesake giraffe

    Page 2

    San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt hit a big major-league milestone recently, earning his first nickname, "Baby Giraffe," from Comcast SportsNet Bay Area broadcaster Duane Kuiper. The moniker is already paying dividends: Six Flags Disc...

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  11. Readers provide top 10 fantasy football team names

    Jerry Greene

    Readers provided more than 400 entries on nicknames for their fantasy teams.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  12. Lance Berkman aims to live up to his nickname

    Anna McDonald

    Despite his reputation as an all around good guy, observers of Lance Berkman, also known as "The Big Puma", should take note: don't be fooled, "The Big Puma" is anything but a large, tame house cat. "I'm sleek and fast and secretive," said Berkman ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  13. Help us come up with new name for LA Dodgers

    Jerry Greene

    Help us come up with a new name for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Blog | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  14. New England Patriots' BenJarvus Green-Ellis discusses nickname, b...

    Bill Speros

    This "Law Firm" isn't waiting for a verdict in the NFL lockout. New England running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis trains at the Miami gym where Muhammad Ali fought, flew an F-16 with the Air Force Thunderbirds last month and works out with several NFL ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  15. Quiz: Can you guess several of Shaquille O'Neal's nicknames from ...

    Quiz: Name some of Shaquille O'Neal's most notable nicknames.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2011
  16. North Carolina State Wolfpack flexes trademark muscles against Lo...

    Patrick Hruby

    The problem with North Carolina State reportedly sending what amounts to a cease-and-desist order to Loyola University of New Orleans over the latter school using the nickname "Wolfpack" isn't that N.C. State officials are being petty and potentially...

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2011