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Sports Icon Retires

Bret Favre announced his retirement from the NFL today.

I am just guessing that this was a very tough decision for him because Bret epitomizes Competitor.

Oh, well BOL to Bret & family.
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Man, the thread title gave me hope that the Cleveland Indians were finally gonna retire their mascot

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I don't get it. Why would they?
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Probably for the same reason the Washington Redskins should retire their name
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Probably for the same reason the Washington Redskins should retire their name


And you would name them what?
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I don't care--hell, I hate professional sports. But, that's an absurd name, especially for the nation's capitol. How about the angry sambos, or fighting hebrews, or whatever
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I was watching NCAA basketball the other night and saw the Utah Utes. I thought they had shorten their names but it is actually from an Indian tribe.

Got me to thinking about other schools that could shorten their names: Pennsylvania Pencils? Motto could be "we're number 2! "

Or Virginia Virgins. No one could score on them. Cheerleaders would be like Go GO GO, Stop!
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Nah.....who would go pay hard earned money to a bunch of losers...........
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