Sports Logos' Hidden Messages

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Sports franchises often hide messages in their logos. Here are a few samples of this.

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Milwaukee Bucks
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It is a Buck with a hidden M around its neck which forms the M for Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Bucks
It is a Buck with a hidden M around its neck which forms the M for Milwaukee.
The Buck also has a basketball to represent the sport in its antlers.
Milwaukee Bucks
The Buck also has a basketball to represent the sport in its antlers.
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Houston Rockets
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There is a rocket launching off in the hoop of the R. It is designed very close to the shape of a real rocket launch.
Houston Rockets
There is a rocket launching off in the hoop of the R. It is designed very close to the shape of a real rocket launch.
There's also a hidden "H" formed by the hoop that represents Houston.
Houston Rockets
There's also a hidden "H" formed by the hoop that represents Houston.
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Arizona Diamondbacks
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This logo is beautifully done because it represents an image of a diamondback snake.
Arizona Diamondbacks
This logo is beautifully done because it represents an image of a diamondback snake.
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Atlanta Falcons
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It is a falcon in motion flying for its prey. The feet pointing outward and the straightened body looking toward the right form an F.
Atlanta Falcons
It is a falcon in motion flying for its prey. The feet pointing outward and the straightened body looking toward the right form an F.
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The Big Ten Conference
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The Big Ten Conference is the oldest athletic conference within the United States. The blue IG doubles as a 10. For the 10 universities in the conference.
The Big Ten Conference
The Big Ten Conference is the oldest athletic conference within the United States. The blue IG doubles as a 10. For the 10 universities in the conference.
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The Big Ten Conference (old)
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The Big Ten Conference added an 11th member, Penn State, in 1990. The conference wanted to maintain its famous title and include its new addition by stylizing an 11 around the T in Ten.
The Big Ten Conference (old)
The Big Ten Conference added an 11th member, Penn State, in 1990. The conference wanted to maintain its famous title and include its new addition by stylizing an 11 around the T in Ten.
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Oregon Ducks
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This logo has a lot of meaning with the inside of the O representing Hayward Field, the school’s iconic track.
Oregon Ducks
This logo has a lot of meaning with the inside of the O representing Hayward Field, the school’s iconic track.
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New York Islanders
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The New York Islanders are based in the Long Island borough and their home games take place in Nassau Veterans Coliseum. The team logo’s “I” in Islanders points at the exact spot of the coliseum.
New York Islanders
The New York Islanders are based in the Long Island borough and their home games take place in Nassau Veterans Coliseum. The team logo’s “I” in Islanders points at the exact spot of the coliseum.
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Washington Wizards
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Within the Washington Wizards' redesigned logo there is a subtle representation of the famous Washington Monument.
Washington Wizards
Within the Washington Wizards' redesigned logo there is a subtle representation of the famous Washington Monument.
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Washington Wizards(Old)
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Within this previous logo design, a wizard is playing basketball wearing a W which represents Washington D.C.
Washington Wizards (old)
Within this previous logo design, a wizard is playing basketball wearing a W which represents Washington D.C.
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Hofstra Pride
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The logo includes a pair of lions, male and female, which represents the Pride as a group of lions.
Hofstra Pride
The logo includes a pair of lions, male and female, which represents the Pride as a group of lions.
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College Football Playoff
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The four laces represent the four teams that compete in the playoff. It is a simplified tournament bracket that is set into a football.
College Football Playoff
The four laces represent the four teams that compete in the playoff. It is a simplified tournament bracket that is set into a football.
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The Tour de France
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The bicyclist is created by the letter R in Tour riding a bike with the back wheel made up of the O in Tour and the front wheel made up of the yellow dot.
The Tour de France
The bicyclist is created by the letter R in Tour riding a bike with the back wheel made up of the O in Tour and the front wheel made up of the yellow dot.
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Dallas Mavericks
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In the Dallas Mavericks' futuristic horse logo there’s an M on the forehead of the horse to represent the name of the team, Mavericks.
Dallas Mavericks
In the Dallas Mavericks' futuristic horse logo there’s an M on the forehead of the horse to represent the name of the team, Mavericks.
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Milwaukee Brewers
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The team's ball-in-glove logo design cleverly camouflages an "M" and "B”.
Milwaukee Brewers
The team's ball-in-glove logo design cleverly camouflages an "M" and "B”.
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San Diego Padres
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In this iconic logo there is an obvious S and D easily seen but if the viewer looks closer in the middle of the two letters there is a P.
San Diego Padres
In this iconic logo there is an obvious S and D easily seen but if the viewer looks closer in the middle of the two letters there is a P.
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Minnesota Twins
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The word ‘Win” is underlined in the word "Twins".
Minnesota Twins
The word ‘Win” is underlined in the word "Twins".
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The Minnesota Wild
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The team’s logo represents an optical illusion. The logo itself revolves around a forest landscape at night. This composition can also be interpreted as a silhouette of a stylized wild animal.
The Minnesota Wild
The team’s logo represents an optical illusion. The logo itself revolves around a forest landscape at night. This composition can also be interpreted as a silhouette of a stylized wild animal.

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