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The Washington Redskins are reaching a new level of patheticness -- and I'm not talking on the field. The team has banned fans from brining signs into FedEx Field. (And make sure you click that link to see some of the signs, especially the first one.) The organization has put forth some b.s. story about how signs are dangerous to other fans and obstruct views. Because, you know, we hear about fans getting injured by signs ALL THE TIME.
How about a behind-the-back football pass?
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Here's your Craigslist/will-do-anything-for-tickets story of the day. ... The Jay Z/Alicia Keys pregame performance of Empire State of Mind has been moved from tonight to tomorrow. ... Five reasons why the World Series sucks. ... Thirteen reasons to be excited for the World Series. ... Shane Victorino was not amused by yesterday's cover of the New York Post.
To honor the start of the season, Mental Floss looks at the origins of all 30 NBA team names.