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  1. The Melvin Model: 10 MLB Players Who Need New First Names

    Michael Baumann

    A few days ago, Braves outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. announced that he would henceforth like to be known by his given name instead of the nickname "B.J." - short for "Bossman Junior" - which h...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  2. Gheorghe Hagi: Maradona of the Carpathians

    Jon Molyneux-Carter

    Gheorghe Hagi is 50 today, so ESPN FC remember the Romania legend's impact on the World Cup. As one of the most skilful players of his generation, Hagi earned the nickname "Maradona of the Carpathians" with worthy comparisons to the great Argen...

    Blog | Conversation | February 05, 2015
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  4. On 'his night,' Irving revels in Cavs' glory

    Dave McMenamin

    CLEVELAND -- Whether you like him or not, there's no doubt that LeBron James has the whole superstar thing down. From the self-appointed "King" nickname that became universally adopted, to the "Chosen 1" tattoo he ripped from the cover of Sports I...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
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  6. Klay Thompson now co-star of equal billing

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The "Splash Brothers" nickname indicates no vast separation of status between Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. In the past, it seemed as though the moniker elevated Thompson beyond where he was, putting him in the same category as ...

    Blog | January 24, 2015
  7. Kyle Arrington put clamps on T.Y. Hilton

    Lee Schechter

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington earned himself a new nickname after his shutdown performance while covering Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton. "T.Y. Killer. Two games in a row," teammate Brandon Brow...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  8. Who exactly is Jim Tomsula?

    Paul Gutierrez

    Jim Tomsula Age: 46 Born: Homestead, Pennsylvania College: Catawba College, Salisbury, North Carolina Nickname: Jimmy T Coaching background Catawba College: (1989, assistant; 1997; volunteer assistant) Woodland Hills (Pennsylvani...

    Blog | January 14, 2015
  9. Duck Hunt: Watching Ohio State Win the First College Football Pla...

    Bryan Curtis

    Who cares if he wants to be called "12 Gauge"? Sometimes football nicknames are destiny. This week, a 6-foot-5, 250-pound former third-string quarterback named Cardale Jones was supposed to be in his Columbus meditation chamber, w...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  10. Dallas Cowboys' Twitter mailbag, Part 1

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Part 1 of the Dallas Cowboys' Twitter mailbag is ready. In it we discuss: ** The pass rush ** Defending Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb ** A defensive nickname ** Who's the MVP? ** The power of Chris Christie Away we go: ...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  11. Terrell Suggs earns a new nickname

    Jamison Hensley

    Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs has been known as "T-Sizzle" ever since he joined the team in 2003. Now, he's earned a new nickname after his unconventional interception in the AFC wild-card 30-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steeler...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  12. Little leads Jets over Maple leafs 6-1

    Little leads Jets over Maple leafs 6-1

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 03, 2015
  13. Referee Ed Hochuli's 'Jungle Boy' reference heard at Arizona Card...

    Referee Ed Hochuli referred to replay official Tom Sifferman by his nickname "Jungle Boy," which was heard on the in-stadium microphone during the Arizona Cardinals-Carolina Panthers NFC wild-card game Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2015
  14. Gophers DBs ('Dem Boyz') deserve your respect

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State's secondary calls itself the "No Fly Zone." LSU bills itself as "DBU" -- Defensive Back University. Minnesota lacks a widely known nickname for its secondary, which is fine for now. "Maybe in another year or two, we get there," G...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  15. Mike Remmers bolsters Panthers line

    David Newton

    The name Mike Remmers barely was out of the reporter's mouth when Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton interjected. "Pork Chop!" Newton said. "Pork Chop has been great. If you don't know, that's his nickname." Newton didn't explain in det...

    Blog | December 26, 2014
  16. David Silva deserves more recognition as Man City's magician

    Richard Jolly

    Premier League

    Blog | Conversation | December 19, 2014
  17. What's next for the 'Greek Freak'?

    Tom Carpenter

    Second-year player Giannis Antetokounmpo isn't called the "Greek Freak" just because it's easier to say and type (trust me, it is way easier to type). He's earned the nickname due to his freakish athletic skills and the solid production we've seen fr...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  18. Inconsistency an issue as Swansea are held by Crystal Palace

    Max Hicks

    Swansea

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2014