Worst Logos in Sports

By C. Raymond Hidalgo,  Newser User
Posted Jul 11, 2009 7:02 AM CDT
Portland Trailblazers' Greg Oden could be thinking about how boring his logo is.   (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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(Newser) – A sports logo is a team's badge of pride—or a complete joke.  AskMen.com rounds up the worst:

  • Carolina Hurricanes: Don’t forget to flush!
  • Tampa Bay Rays: Stingrays and Manta rays would have been cool, but the team found it more appropriate to represent light shining on the state of Florida—how intimidating.

  • Memphis Grizzlies: While in Vancouver, the team’s bear-with-claws logo was mildly threatening. In Memphis, the updated logo has more of a teddy bear feel.
  • Portland Trailblazers: The logo has been around for a while, for no good reason; the gray and red lines represent the 10 players on the court.
  • Toronto Raptors: A dinosaur in high-tops? Looked great in 1993 on the coattails of Jurassic Park. Now, not so much.
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