8 Iconic American Sports' Nicknames

April 25, 2024


Dallas Cowboys

America's Team

New York Yankees

The Bronx Bombers

Chicago Bears

Da Bears

Los Angeles Lakers (a reference to Minnesota's "Land of 10,000 Lakes" origins)

The Lakers

Montreal Canadiens (short for "Les Habitants," early French settlers)

The Habs

Chicago Bears (coined in the 1940s for their ferocious defense)

The Monsters of the Midway

Green Bay Packers (named after a meatpacking sponsor

The Pack

Boston Red Sox (originally referencing red stockings)

The Red Sox