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    Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    Way back when the Minnesota Timberwolves came into being I was amazed how cool that name was. (Well that was before the a wolf hunting season on the canids came into being). With the current need to re-name teams for several reasons do you have a name you'd think would be desirable for some team?

    I think the Fire or Irons might work. Any others?



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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    Mongooses. The Fighting Mongooses.


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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    Rapture. The Mississippi Rapture.


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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    Mongooses. The Fighting Mongooses.
    Fightin' Mongoose-mascot would be Rikki as in Rikki-tikki.



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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    I am surprised it took so long for a team to use the nickname Pelicans.



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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tre4ISU View Post
    Rapture. The Mississippi Rapture.
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    The Denny Arthur Cougars



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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    I guy that I formerly worked with (who later moved to Arizona) won the contest to name the Arizona Diamondbacks. There were 6 people who submitted Diamondbacks and they pulled his name out of the hat. His prize was 2 lifetime season tickets.



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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCy View Post
    I guy that I formerly worked with (who later moved to Arizona) won the contest to name the Arizona Diamondbacks. There were 6 people who submitted Diamondbacks and they pulled his name out of the hat. His prize was 2 lifetime season tickets.
    Too cool! That was so regional and original (as is the T-Wolves).



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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCy View Post
    I guy that I formerly worked with (who later moved to Arizona) won the contest to name the Arizona Diamondbacks. There were 6 people who submitted Diamondbacks and they pulled his name out of the hat. His prize was 2 lifetime season tickets.
    That's more of a curse than a prize.


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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    I always wondered if it would be better if we were the Iowa State Tornadoes.


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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    The Washington Dee-Cees.



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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    The Fighting Gingivitis. (don't know from what city, though)



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    Re: Is there a good sports team name bouncing around in your mind?

    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    That's more of a curse than a prize.
    Speaking as a Cubs fan, I disagree with this statement.



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