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N.Y. soccer team to be named after Wolf Blitzer

Updated: May 21, 2010, 9:25 AM ET
By Vincent Thomas

Forget interviewing dignitaries and getting parodied on Saturday Night Live -- CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer has really made it now that he's a team mascot. This week, National Premier Soccer League's FC Buffalo announced that fans, overwhelmingly, chose "Blitzers" in its nickname contest. Blitzer is a native Buffalonian (like yours truly) and, if you ask me, as far homeboys go, this gives him a one-up on late Buffalo and newsman icon Tim Russert.

Initially, "(Wolf) Blitzers" was more ...

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