Considering their various championship wins, including a Super Bowl title, the strong and majestic eagle is quite fitting as their mascot. Other notable teams named after birds include the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, MLB's Baltimore Orioles, and the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins, among others. Who's your favorite bird sports team?
If you’re a basketball fan, root for the New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA. Louisiana is nicknamed “The Pelican State.” Can you guess the official state bird of all 50 states?
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Of the four most popular U.S. sports, the worst in terms of naming franchises after birds is indisputably the National Basketball Association. Only the Hawks bear the name of a bird in this league. One could be forgiven for thinking that the Raptors were named for a bird, but their logo clearly screams predatory dinosaur rather than bird of prey.
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Bird led the team with 41 assists. In the summer of 2008, she was invited back to be on the 2008 Olympic basketball team. The team won the gold medal in Beijing, China. Bird started all eight games, and led the team in steals, with 14. Bird was invited to the USA Basketball Women's National Team training camp in the fall of 2009.
Tonight you’ve voted the Toronto Blue Jays as the best bird-named sports team in North America, the culmination of a month-long competition. The Blue Jays topped the Seattle Seahawks on the National Audubon Facebook page in a relative landslide, 194 likes to 118 likes.
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Basketball team names with a professional influence are popular but sometimes work effectively. Put your own spin on the name. Make it your own. Eastern Conference. Atlantic. Boston Celtics. New Jersey Nets. New York Knicks. Philadelphia 76ers. Toronto Raptors. Read all about Larry Bird: Clutch Player (and Trash Talker) Central. Chicago Bulls. Cleveland Cavaliers.