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Sporting clubs are often given nicknames. These may or may not be incorporated into official names or be used by the club. The names of animals or colours are popular. Examples:

Sports clubsEdit

American FootballEdit

Pats - New England Patriots
'Fins - Miami Dolphins
G-Men - New York Giants
'Skins Washington Redskins
The Pack - Green Bay Packers
Vikes - Minnesota Vikings
Jags - Jacksonville Jaguars
Bucs -Succaneers Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Niners - San Francisco 49ers
Bolts - San Diego Chargers
The Birds - Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, Atlanta Falcons
Hawks - Seattle Seahawks
Red Birds - Arizona Cardinals
Cards - Arizona Cardinals
Gang Green - New York Jets
America's Team, The 'Boys - Dallas Cowboys
Brownies, Dawg Pound - Cleveland Browns
Monsters of the Midway, Da Bears - Chicago Bears
Purple People Eaters - Minnesota Vikings
Wildcats, The Cats - Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Cincinnati Bengals

Australian Rules FootballEdit

For players' nicknames, see: List of nicknames used in Australian rules. Bold entries are official nicknames, others are either historical or colloquial nicknames.

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