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A lot of people are freaking out about the $10,500 fine handed down to Frank Gore for wearing his socks too low in the NFC Championship Game. Don’t get me wrong, it’s yet another awful abuse of authority by Roger Goodell, but it also doesn’t crack the top 5 of ridiculous fines meted out by The Rog for uniform violations. What’s more rage inducing is the NFL bullying an industrious guy who beat them to the punch on trademarking “Harbowl” and “Harbaugh Bowl”, forcing him to relinquish it and giving him nothing in return. An Indiana man named Roy Fox claims that he spent more than $1,000 to trademark the terms in February of last year. He secured the trademarks, but then the NFL realized someone else might be making money off them and sic’ed their lawyers on him. “Right before the conference championship games last year, I thought to myself, ‘Can you imagine if these guys played each other?’” Fox said. “If Pat Riley would go through the trouble of trademarking three-peat, why shouldn
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