Category Archives: Poe (Edgar Allan)

Ravens Say “Nevermore” to Opponents

The Baltimore Ravens may be the only professional team named after a poem. The words fit the team.

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A Poem for Every Playoff Team

Sports Saturday For the football games this weekend, I found a passage from a poem or passage from a poem that pertains to the name of each team. Enjoy. Atlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers The high-flying Atlanta Falcons boast, among other things, the incomparable receiver Roddy White, who soars skyward to pull down passes. […]

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