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Old 10-12-2017, 01:42 PM
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Old 10-13-2017, 07:39 AM
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Old 10-13-2017, 07:29 PM
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Yeah, I guess, sum1.

Well, a lot of these names were inspired by college football team names, and then local or regional football league team names. The reasons that these teams had these names originally was because of the location of team's home city, like the Green Bay Packers or the New England Patriots, but then later on it was just whatever sounded cool, I guess. The Philadelphia Eagles get their name from the eagle being the symbol of the USA, and Philadelphia being the city where the Declaration of Independence was signed. Both Philly and Boston/New England have patriotic names.

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Old 10-14-2017, 05:20 PM
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Yeah, I guess, sum1.

Well, a lot of these names were inspired by college football team names, and then local or regional football league team names. The reasons that these teams had these names originally was because of the location of team's home city, like the Green Bay Packers or the New England Patriots, but then later on it was just whatever sounded cool, I guess. The Philadelphia Eagles get their name from the eagle being the symbol of the USA, and Philadelphia being the city where the Declaration of Independence was signed. Both Philly and Boston/New England have patriotic names.

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Yeah & some teams just keep their names from a previous city they were in such as the Utah Jazz as they were originally from New Orleans & Utah really isn't where I'd say people go to listen to Jazz. The Bald eagle is the symbol of the U.S. though I guess ''Eagles'' sound better than being called the ''Bald Eagles''. Another example is the Memphis Grizzlies. They were originally from Vancouver BC, but still kept the name Grizzlies even though I can almost guarantee that no matter how much time you spend im Memphis, TN you won't find any grizzly bears.
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Yeah & some teams just keep their names from a previous city they were in such as the Utah Jazz as they were originally from New Orleans & Utah really isn't where I'd say people go to listen to Jazz. The Bald eagle is the symbol of the U.S. though I guess ''Eagles'' sound better than being called the ''Bald Eagles''. Another example is the Memphis Grizzlies. They were originally from Vancouver BC, but still kept the name Grizzlies even though I can almost guarantee that no matter how much time you spend im Memphis, TN you won't find any grizzly bears.

Yep, good point. A lot of those names have lost relevance because the teams aren't where they used to be anymore. But the older teams that have stuck around are still where they are.
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