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  1. 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
  2. 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
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  4. I'm excited to see: the ACC

    C.L. Brown

    Before we talk about the upcoming season, let's first glance back to 2010-11. Back when the Big East Conference lived up to that "Beast" nickname. Back when a record 11 of 16 league teams received NCAA tournament bids. Half of the Big East fini...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
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  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. Meet LSU's Connor 'Bone Saw' Neighbors

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- A good fullback deserves a good nickname, and you won't find one much better than that of LSU's Connor Neighbors: Bone Saw. For those unfamiliar with superhero movies, Bone Saw was a character played by the professional wrestle...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  10. NASCAR - Jeff Gordon shows he's still got it at Michigan

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Jeff Gordon's season-long resurgence gained more steam Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, with another great restart to seal his third win of the year, Mark Ashenfelter writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2014
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Brady on 'pygmies' Edelman & Amendola

    Mike Reiss

    RICHMOND, Va. -- New England Patriots receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola might have a new nickname, courtesy of quarterback Tom Brady. Call them the super pygmies. In answering a question about how veteran receiver Brandon LaFell (6-2,...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  15. 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
  16. Pablo Sandoval's double in 9th sends Giants past Mets

    Pablo Sandoval drove in three runs with three hits, including an RBI double with two outs in the ninth that sent the Giants past the Mets.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  17. 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
  18. '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