1. Mediaite
  2. The Mary Sue
  3. Styleite
  4. The Braiser
  5. SportsGrid
  6. Gossip Cop


NCAA FootballNFLVideo

SLIDESHOW: The Most Key And Peele Sounding Names In Football

Jordan Peele has been monitoring the epidemic of ridiculous names in football on his Twitter, and it’s getting worse.


There’s Another ‘Key & Peele’ East/West Bowl Sketch And It’s Fantastic

keypeele2013Basic premise for the uninitiated: Football players have funny names, so let’s make fun of them.


Twinkies and Devil Dogs: Renaming Every Team In Major League Baseball

As Opening Day unfolded this week baseball fans once again prepared for a season of unanswered questions: Who allowed the Arizona D-Backs to have that nickname? Are they really still named the Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves? Why does California have five teams? Okay, let’s say I have a few hundred million bones to toss around: what city would I pick and what would I name my baseball team? After the jump, some ideas on how to improve the name of every team in the bigs.

Media MonsterNCAA Football

The 10 Most Spectacularly-Named High School Football Players In The Country

A while back, Comedy Central’s acclaimed sketch show Key & Peele did a sketch about football player names, and how they’re sometimes… a bit unusual. Well, after the jump, we present some terrific names of high school football hotshots, and prove that the duo wasn’t exaggerating too much.

2012 Summer OlympicsMedia MonsterTabloid FodderWeird But True

From Dong Dong to Tsagaanbaatar Khashbaatar: The Most Fantastic Names Of The 2012 London Olympics

The Olympic Games attract the most elite athletic talent from all around the globe. In this hodgepodge of cultures, lies fantastic foreign names. When Americans see names from other countries, even if they may be normal in their native lands, they will seem fantastic when brought over. It’s science.

With that in mind, here are the most fantastic names of the Olympics, from an immature American’s point of view.

Media Monster

Which Horse At Tomorrow’s Belmont Stakes Has The Best Name?

If you recall, we power ranked the names of the horses in the Kentucky Derby, and two of the top three in those rankings placed. We took a break during the Preakness, but we’re back to rank the horses during the Belmont Stakes. Yes, we still included I’ll Have Another.

Media MonsterNHLWeird But True

Just A PSA That There Is A German Hockey Goalie Named Patrick Fücker

We’re sure 19-year-old goalie Patrick Fücker is a humble guy just trying to make his way, playing the game he loves. But with a name like that, he was destined to be so much more.

Media MonsterNCAA Football

10 Fantastic Names Of Hotshot High School Football Prospects

We’re just one week removed from national signing day for high school prospects, and you know what that means: time to start looking forward to next year’s signing day! Today, to help you do just that, Rivals released its initial list of the top 100 players in the high school class of 2013. As we were looking over this list, though, something jumped out at us even more than these players’ talents: their names. 10 doozies after the jump.

Media Monster

Rejoice! 2011′s Name Of The Year Bracket Is Out, And It’s Glorious

The 2011 Name of the Year bracket has blessed us all with its existence. See it. Know it. Love it. Laugh like a crazy person.

NCAA Football

10 Amazingly-Named College Football Recruits

There are 120 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision programs, and each year, all of those schools sign incoming recruiting classes, generally of at least 20 players. There are bound to be some amazing names in that bunch.

© 2014 SportsGrid, LLC | About Us | Advertise | Newsletter | Jobs | Privacy | User Agreement | Disclaimer | Power Grid FAQ | Contact | Archives | RSS RSS
Dan Abrams, Founder | Power Grid by Sound Strategies | Hosting by Datagram | Sports Statistics Provided By Rotowire