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Sat Apr 5, 2014, 10:16 PM

If you could buy the Cleveland baseball team, or the

DC NFL team, what would you change their names to?

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Reply If you could buy the Cleveland baseball team, or the (Original post)
gejohnston Apr 2014 OP
Jenoch Apr 2014 #1
panader0 Apr 2014 #2
Boom Sound 416 Apr 2014 #13
Gidney N Cloyd Apr 2014 #3
Paulie Apr 2014 #4
DinahMoeHum Apr 2014 #5
gejohnston Apr 2014 #6
Boomerproud Apr 2014 #10
Tom Ripley Apr 2014 #7
Iggo Apr 2014 #8
Iggo Apr 2014 #9
lovemydog Apr 2014 #11
jmowreader Apr 2014 #12
SwankyXomb Apr 2014 #14

Response to gejohnston (Original post)

Sat Apr 5, 2014, 10:20 PM

1. Haven't you heard?

 

Dan Snyder has decided to remove the offensive word in his team's nickname. His team will soon be known as the Maryland Redskins.

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Response to Jenoch (Reply #1)

Sat Apr 5, 2014, 10:32 PM

2. Sadly funny....

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Response to Jenoch (Reply #1)

Sun Apr 6, 2014, 10:19 AM

13. ...

 

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Response to gejohnston (Original post)

Sat Apr 5, 2014, 10:40 PM

3. How about the Cleveland Charliesheens?


They'd always be winning...

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Response to gejohnston (Original post)

Sat Apr 5, 2014, 10:51 PM

5. Re Cleveland: I'd keep the name but I'd get rid of the mascot.

The name Indians in itself is not offensive (to me at least), but that buck-toothed mascot is a whole 'nother story. Put it in the dumpster.

As for Washington, I'd change the name to the Washington Renegades



Some other suggestions for re-naming the Washington team here:
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/11/09/10-new-mascots-dan-snyders-redskins-152163

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Reply #5)

Sat Apr 5, 2014, 11:03 PM

6. For DC, I thought of naming them the Lobbyists

and use a mascot that kind of looks like this guy, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fighting_Whites
but instead of a guy in a gray flannel suit and briefcase, the Lobbyist would be top hat and monocle and would have a bag of "money" that he would throw out after each touch down.
The Renegades reminds me of a KC Royals farm team, the Wichita Wranglers. Being retired Air Force, I like the Red Tails the best.
The Warriors are OK, but I wouldn't have that style of army helmet in gray. It is a little like naming your German Sheppard Blondie.

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Reply #5)

Sun Apr 6, 2014, 02:35 AM

10. I agree that it's Chief Wahoo that's offensive-not the name Indians.

As for Washington-the name is just cringe worthy.

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Response to gejohnston (Original post)

Sun Apr 6, 2014, 12:55 AM

7. The Cleveland Saucey Lads and the Washington Whoremongers

 

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Response to gejohnston (Original post)

Sun Apr 6, 2014, 02:29 AM

9. The Pointy Pointy Birds.

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Response to gejohnston (Original post)

Sun Apr 6, 2014, 03:18 AM

11. Cleveland Rockstars

Washington Charlatans

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Response to gejohnston (Original post)

Sun Apr 6, 2014, 07:14 AM

12. How about the Cleveland Fire?

In honor of what the Cuyahoga River was on, more times than it should have been. It's also a cool name.

The football team is a problem, in that everything anyone's come up with references government corruption. I KINDA like the Washington Scarabs.

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Response to gejohnston (Original post)

Sun Apr 6, 2014, 05:43 PM

14. Cleveland is easy.

Go back to the long-ago name of the Spiders, and cut a promotional deal with Disney/Marvel/Sony to use Spider-Man.
For Washington, maybe the Warriors? It scans okay with the town, and keeps the martial feel.

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