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SPECIAL GUEST COMMENTATOR GEORGE THE WHIPPET LOOKS AT SPORTS

This incredibly handsome fellow is George the Whippet, Official Balladeer’s Blog Nickname: Gentleman George. George lives in the UK with his mum Continue reading

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – XAVIER (LA)

XAVIER (LA) GOLD RUSH/GOLD NUGGETS

Location: New Orleans, LA

Division: NAIA

Conference Affiliation: Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Major sports: basketball, tennis, volleyball, cross country 

Site: http://www.xula.edu/athletics/ 

Comment: In the opposite of what you might think, it’s the women’s teams that are called the Gold Nuggets while the men’s teams are the Gold Rush. An interesting fact is that since 1996 the Gold Nuggets basketball team has fewer home losses than Pat Summit‘s Lady Volunteers!  

For past Cool Helmets that weren’t on the Top 20 List click here: https://glitternight.com/category/cool-helmets/

For Cool-Named Teams that weren’t on that Top 20 List click here: https://glitternight.com/category/cool-names-and-cool-logos/

For the NCAA Division 3′s Coolest-Named Teams click here: https://glitternight.com/d3-20-coolest/      

 For the NAIA edition of The 20 Coolest College Sports Teams You May Never Have Heard Of click here: https://glitternight.com/2010/06/21/the-20-coolest-named-college-sports-teams-you-may-have-never-heard-of-naia-edition/ 

 For The 20 Coolest College Sports Logos click here: https://glitternight.com/2010/07/20/the-20-coolest-college-sports-logos/ 

 For The 20 Coolest Football Helmets In NCAA Division 3 click here: https://glitternight.com/2010/08/23/the-20-coolest-football-helmets-in-ncaa-division-3/    

 For the 20 Coolest-Named Sports Teams In NCAA Division 2 click here: https://glitternight.com/d2-20-coolest/  

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