Tag Archives: goofy names

  • 40 Funny Names from the 2014 Winter Olympics

    40 Funny Names from the 2014 Winter Olympics

    The Opening Ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games is going on right now. Over 2,800 elite athletes from all around the globe are gathering in Sochi and celebrating this rare and beautiful time in which we all put aside our cultural, religious, and political differences and celebrate our common humanity. But me? Yeah, I’m […]

  • The 21 Worst Nicknames in NBA History

    The 21 Worst Nicknames in NBA History

    Every great athlete has a nickname. Some are more well-known than others, of course, whether it’s because they just roll off the tongue or because they so perfectly fit the player. But almost every athlete has picked one up somewhere along the line, and NBA players are no exception. Unfortunately, not everyone is a Hall […]

  • 21 Sports Plays with Bizarre Names

    21 Sports Plays with Bizarre Names

    If you’re an avid fan of a particular sport, all the terminology and lingo sounds totally natural to you. You don’t think about how weird the name of a particular play is; that’s just what it’s called—always has been, always will be. But if you hear the names of some plays with fresh ears, you’ll […]

  • 40 Funny Names from the 2012 Summer Olympics

    40 Funny Names from the 2012 Summer Olympics

    The 2012 Summer Olympics feature 10,500 athletes from 204 nations competing in 302 events in 26 sports. With that kind of diversity, you’re bound to come across some really interesting characters. But today we’re not looking at Olympic athletes with fascinating personal lives, hobbies, or appearances. We’ve done that already. Today we’re looking at Olympians […]

  • The 9 Goofiest Names in Sports

    The 9 Goofiest Names in Sports

    I always felt like there were more, but in boning up on this list topic, I found that there aren’t quite as many funny names as one would think. But the March Madness tournament is always a great place to mine at least four funny names per year. Combine that with college football, and it […]