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Redskins ... Braves ... Cougars? Really!?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Batman, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Yet another new target, and a new low, for the PC police.
    A new middle school in Utah was picking its nickname, and rejected "Cougars" because it was deemed offensive to older women.


  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    In a related story, baseball teams are no longer to call people pitchers, catchers and switch-hitters.
  3. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Cn we still play on the 'hard wood' floors
  4. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    For the purposes of good taste and family values, it is no longer a game of inches.
  5. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Have to assume Kittyhawks is out in the wake of the Penn State scandal.
  6. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    The baseball and football versions of the Detroit Really Big Cats wonder what all the fuss is about.
  7. murphyc

    murphyc Well-Known Member

    Mary Kay Letourneau doesn't understand the big deal about a middle school using a cougar for its mascot.
  8. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    After a certain unfortunate event at Krystal, drivers may no longer take a "victory lap."
  9. cyclingwriter

    cyclingwriter Active Member

    The hairy male community should protest The Bears.
  10. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    God forbid you buy your team equipment at Dick's Sporting Goods.
  11. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Count me in for the protest vigil at Oregon State.
  12. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    And heaven forbid if you name your team the Trojans, just what are they trying to encourage anyway?
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