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Old 06-05-2019, 03:35 PM
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Originally Posted by RickJay View Post
I have no idea why Brady is trying to take an existing nickname from a previous sports legend.
Yeah, I don't get his angle on this. On the other hand, more than one athlete has used the same nickname before. "The Little Ball of Hate" is a fairly particular nickname that was created for Pat Verbeek and is currently used to refer to Brad Marchand. I don't think either player tried to get a trademark on it.

People in New England don't use Tom Terrific wrt Brady very often. Unless his people have a huge campaign planned it seems like a waste of time and something that will just alienate part of his target audience. I don't know how many Mets fans would ever cheer for him, but lots of casual fans might view this as a petty act.