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  1. Adios to Real Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano

    Sam Kelly

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- "A kickabout with God." That was the headline on the front of Argentine sports daily paper Ole on Tuesday, with the "DI" of the Spanish term "Dios" (God) highlighted, drawing attention to the two-letter nickname, taken from...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
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  5. Germany face another ghost of '82

    Uli Hesse

    World Cup Central

    Blog | July 03, 2014
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  7. Panthers most memorable '13 plays: No. 8

    David Newton

    Continuing my look at the most memorable plays during the Carolina Panthers 2013 season is one that led to a nickname for head coach Ron Rivera. No. 8 The play: (Sept. 22) Fullback Mike Tolbert scores a touchdown on fourth-and-1 from the New Yo...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  8. Canelo-Lara: What's in a nickname?

    Dan Rafael

    When Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and junior middleweight titlist Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara meet in a 155-pound showdown on July 12 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the fight is to essentially crown the world's No. 1 junior middleweig...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  9. 2014 WSOP - John Hennigan wins Poker Players Championship

    Dave Tuley

    John Hennigan won the 2014 Poker Players' Championship for his third WSOP bracelet and $1.5 million

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2014
  10. Additions lift ceiling of Cards' secondary

    Josh Weinfuss

    When it comes to nicknames for secondaries in the NFC West, one team seems to own the market. Everyone knows Seattle's defensive backfield as the "Legion of Boom." And if you don't know, Richard Sherman will be happy to tell you all about it. But ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  11. NFL Nation TV dabbles in nicknames

    Paul Gutierrez

    Join us today at 1 p.m. ET, 10 a.m. PT, for NFL Nation TV's Spreecast episode No. 11. Host Paul Gutierrez (Oakland Raiders reporter), co-host Coley Harvey (Cincinnati Bengals reporter) and guests John Keim (Washington Redskins reporter) and Scott Bro...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  12. New York Jets Calvin Pryor will challenge for defensive rookie of...

    Ashley Fox

    Calvin Pryor has earned many nicknames, but by the end of the 2014 season, Pryor will have another title: defensive rookie of the year, Ashley Fox writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  13. To make splash, Dubs must break up duo

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss

    Don't be fooled by the "Splash Brothers" nickname. The fraternal moniker makes it seem as though Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry are perfectly complementary, as though theirs is a bond the Golden State Warriors will suffer for losing, that they will ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  14. Chris Algieri has his eyes set on Manny Pacquiao

    Brian Campbell

    Just days after surprising Ruslan Provodnikov to win a junior welterweight world title, unbeaten Chris Algieri talks about overcoming adversity and what big fight is on his radar.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  15. U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark

    Darren Rovell

    The U.S. Patent Office has ruled the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  16. Andy Russell recalls genius of Chuck Noll

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH - Adroit drafting and the nurturing of supreme talent gave rise to the defense that had the nickname "Steel Curtain" bestowed on it as the Pittsburgh Steelers were claiming ownership of the 1970s. But Chuck Noll's acumen as a coach also...

    Blog | June 14, 2014
  17. Champ Bailey says the Washington Redskins should change their nic...

    Mike Triplett

    New Orleans Saints cornerback Champ Bailey, who began his career with the Washington Redskins, said he thinks the organization should change its nickname because many Native Americans feel it's degrading.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  18. Fun on All-Star menu

    Diana Taurasi

    I couldn't be more excited to have the WNBA All-Star Game in Phoenix this year. I really love this city. The X-Factor fans [the nickname for Mercury fans] are amazing and so supportive. Playing for this team, this city and this organizat...

    Blog | June 05, 2014