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The man who trademarked ‘Harbowl’
a year ago, until NFL lawyers
pressured him to abandon it

Washington Examiner, by Timothy P. Carney

Original Article

Posted By:BaseballFan, 1/23/2013 7:02:37 PM

A year ago, as the Baltimore Ravens under coach John Harbaugh and San Francisco 49ers under coach Jim Harbaugh advanced through the NFL playoffs, there was talk of a potential brother-vs-brother Super Bowl – a “Harbowl,” as some sportswriters had begun calling it. Roy Fox of Pendleton, Indiana, is an ordinary football fan who had an idea: make T-shirts and hats with the word “Harbowl” on them, and sell them for some extra cash in case these brothers did ever meet up in a future Super Bowl. Mr. Fox remembered how Lakers Coach Pat Riley famously made money by trademarking

Comments:
Wow. NOBODY crosses the NFL. NFL = Toilet Bowl. (oops - can I say the word ´bowl´ without fear of a lawsuit by the NFL)?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 1/23/2013 7:22:41 PM     (No. 9135222)

Roger Goodell is the Mike Bloomberg of the NFL. What a creep.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Blue Hen1, 1/23/2013 8:35:29 PM     (No. 9135311)

Hope public pressure forces the NFL to cave on this. This is the kind of stuff that really turns me off professional sports. Ive never gone to another pro baseball game since the strike in the 90´s. Hopefully a lawyer will pick up this guys case pro bono and rake the NFL over the coals for what they did to this guy.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KimoSaavy, 1/23/2013 9:51:34 PM     (No. 9135419)

There is money in ´the Harbowl´ and the NFL is shocked they didn´t think about it first and would have to pay for the use of that term. I´m thinking of incorporating the Mannibowl (for the Manning brothers). I hope he forced them to pay big.


Reply 4 - Posted by: leftcoastmom, 1/23/2013 10:44:07 PM     (No. 9135502)

The NFL is turning into the sissy league. Time to start a new league where we can have kickoffs, tackling, no endless reviews, etc. Just good ol fashioned honest, tough football.


Reply 5 - Posted by: MickTurn, 1/24/2013 10:46:32 AM     (No. 9136323)

Who cares?



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