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    Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    In light of the LA Clippers' bench naming themselves A Tribe Called Bench, I was wondering a) what everyone thought of the nickname, and b) what other unusual/terrible ones you've heard before, in the sports world or outside the sports world.



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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    Technically Ellen is a nickname for Hawkeye11en1, so I'm gonna go with Ellen.



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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    Ellen.



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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    Anything ever used by Chris Berman.



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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    1 more for Ellen



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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    Quote Originally Posted by djcubby View Post
    Anything ever used by Chris Berman.
    Paul "Wrecking" Crew!?!?!


    ďUrgency,Ē Rhoads said. ďThatís exactly what I told our staff. Itís exactly what I told our players. Urgency in getting your job done. Thatís in a 100 percent rate of speed at executing your responsibility ó whether itís a fit, whether itís a tackle, whether itís a route, whether itís a cut-off block. Everybody needs a little bit more urgency in coaching and playing.Ē


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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    Ellen



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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    Ellen



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    Is Ellen permabanned or is he/she coming back?


    ďI told you, I donít care if youíre black or white. I donít care if youíre rich or poor. I donít care where you come from, whether itís Texas, Florida, California, or right here in the state of Iowa, I donít care about any of thatÖ But what I did care about is moving forward from that day on, that we were one team." -Paul Rhoads

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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    Tough to beat Darryl "Chocolate Thunder" Dawkins.



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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    I always thought Tulane should be the Highways.


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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    Worst=Honey Badger



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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo View Post
    Tough to beat Darryl "Chocolate Thunder" Dawkins.
    That is a good one. I like Vinnie "the microwave" Johnson.



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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    worst:
    Mark Sanchize
    Matty Ice
    King James
    A-Rodg
    CJ2K (0k)

    Best:
    RG3



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    Re: Best/Worst nicknames in sports or otherwise

    Quote Originally Posted by djcubby View Post
    Anything ever used by Chris Berman.
    Is the worst.



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