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Knute Rockne

Norwegian born, American football player and coach, Knute Rockne emigrated in 1893 with his parents from Voss, Norway, when he was five-years-old. Young Knute learned football in his new home town of Chicago, where he played for his high school … Continue reading

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Hut One, Hut Two: 3rd Annual Funniest Names in the NFL Draft Poll

“Baseball players are smarter than football players.  How often have you seen a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?”–Jim Boutan I don’t know if baseball players are smarter than football players.  But I do know that, in … Continue reading

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Key and Peele’s East-West College Bowl Funny Names Video – New

Our regular Tuesday correspondent had to miss this week due to something wild and crazy, and Dr. King Token White Guy Dave (me) is super busy with two final exams on Friday morning, so how about we just leave you … Continue reading

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Funny Super Bowl Names, Page 3 Girls and More – It’s Funny Names in the News 97

Howdy doody cowboys!!! Notice how I didn’t capitalize “cowboys” there? There’s a reason for that… there ain’t none “Cowboys” in today’s post. Instead, there’ll be a few Patriots, and a couple of Seahawks. Plus our usual assortment of funny names … Continue reading

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Elbert L. “Ickey” Woods

Never underestimate the impact of a sibling. For some, perhaps your brother or sister told you -bert was the funniest way to end a name. For others, it could be they couldn’t pronounce your name and it came out “Toe” … Continue reading

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