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There are so many teams in sports with terrible nicknames. We're not talking about the Redskins; we mean legitimately stupid ones. We think there might be nothing worse than the Toronto Raptors; does anyone even remember Jurassic Park anymore? And don't get us started on the 54,234 teams named "Wildcats."

So if your team is fortunate enough to be named the "Beavers," dammit, don't you just have to keep it? Apparently not: The Portland Beavers are looking to change their name. There are five options on the table: Keeping the Beavers moniker, the Green Sox, the Sockeyes, the Thorns and, our favorite ... the Wet Sox.


Supposedly this is a joke about it raining a lot in Portland. We can think of a few other jokes.

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