We also see the Civil War’s impact in team nicknames.
The most obvious case was the University of Mississippi Rebels’ mascot, “Colonel Reb.” This mascot was finally discarded after it was deemed too offensive, although the school still uses “Rebels” as a name.
”¦ There’s a controversy brewing in Virginia over a proposed new logo for Prince William County (from David Cline).
”¦ I have to go see my Mom again today, so I’ll be off the grid.
Once installed, AMBER and Emergency alerts are automatically sent to your phone unless you switch them off via Settings.
However, should you be tired of Obama, just know that there’s no way to switch off Presidential alerts.
Their nickname and the red and gold color scheme were a reference to the burning of Atlanta after its capture by General William Tecumseh Sherman.
The franchise kept its name after it moved to Calgary, so the team’s name refers to event that took place thousands of miles away from where it now plays (and ten years before the city of Calgary was even incorporated).
”¦ As several readers have noted, there’s been a bunch of uni-related chatter about whether Cap’n Crunch is really a cap’n. Reprinted from yesterday’s comments: an article about NFL merchandising. New NFL policy this year: Fans can only bring one clear, see-through bag to the game (from Tom Mulgrew). Good piece by Todd Radom about the common historical link between the Yanks’ and Dodgers’ uniforms. Each Brooklyn Cyclones jersey last night saluted a neighborhood that was hit hard by Sandy (from David Dyte). Remember about a year ago when I wrote several times about those little paper football dolls called Cubees? Anyway, I’ve never seen this version of the Cards’ character before. A Giants ballboy was wearing a road jersey and home pants on Monday (from Andrew Greenblatt). No photo, but Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen was wearing an orange undershirt last night, joining David Wright and Marlon Byrd in that regard.
”¦ More Mets news: Catcher Anthony Recker was wearing orange nail polish last night (from Nick La Rosa).
”¦ And yet another Mets item: Pitcher Zach Wheeler, who made his big league debut last night, had an odd pregame look, with his game jersey tucked into a pair of shorts (from Terence Kearns).
So now Barack can track your calls and send you messages, too.
source – The Gateway Pundit NTEB is run by end times author and editor-in-chief Geoffrey Grider.The team wears a Union kepi as its shoulder patch and has a Civil War-era bronze canon as the crest on its alternate jersey.