Great nicknames in sports today
Shane Victorino (The Flyin' Hawaiian)
Shane Victorino (18) of the Boston Red Sox reacts against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Six of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Nikolai Khabibulin (The Bulin Wall)
Chicago Blackhawks goalie Nikolai Khabibulin (39) blocks a shot by Washington Capitals' Eric Fehr (16) during the first period of the team's preseason game in Chicago, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.
Mark Sanchez (The Sanchize)
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez watches from the sideline as the Jets play the New England Patriots in the first half of the team's game Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass.
Tim Lincecum (The Freak)
San Francisco Giants starter Tim Lincecum pitches to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles.
Alexei Ramirez (The Cuban Missile)
Chicago White Sox's Alexei Ramirez celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run during the fourth inning of the team's game against the Kansas City Royals in Chicago, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013.
Ryan Braun (Hebrew Hammer)
Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun flips his bat after striking out during the third inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Milwaukee. Braun has finally admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during his NL MVP season of 2011. The suspended Milwaukee slugger said in a statement released Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, by the Brewers that he took a cream and a lozenge containing banned substances while rehabilitating an injury.
Manny Pacquiao (Pacman)
Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, enters the ring before his WBO world welterweight fight Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Kevin Durant (Durantula)
Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant points skyward after scoring against the Utah Jazz in the second half during the team's game Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Salt Lake City. The Thunder won 101-98.
Darren McFadden (Run DMC)
Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden (20) runs against Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Fletcher Cox (91) during the second quarter of the team's game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.
Calvin Johnson (Megatron)
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) makes a catch in front of Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) during the second half of the team's game, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in Chicago.
Kobe Bryant (The Black Mamba)
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant looks on during the first half of the team's game against the Golden State Warriors, Friday, April 12, 2013, in Los Angeles.
Blake Griffin (The Jambulance)
Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, left, goes up for a basket past Houston Rockets' Omer Asik, of Turkey, during the first half of the team's game on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Los Angeles.