Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/25/13
According to reports from ESPN and Fox News, the NFL pressured Colts fan Roy Fox, who had bought the trademarks to the “Harbowl” and “Harbaugh bowl” last season in anticipation for the two brothers going at it in the Super Bowl. Once the league became aware of this, they sent a letter to Fox asking him to give up the trademark.  Fox told ESPN that he would be willing to do this in return for season tickets to the Colts, to payback the original trademark costs, and a signed picture of Roger Goodell.  The NFL denied all three requests. The NFL then told Fox if he keeps the trademarks, he will be sued by the league and forced to pay all legal fees.  Fox then just “willingly” gave up the trademarks because of the threats. With all due respect to the NFL, this is a horrible act.  The braintrusts who run the league didn't have the smarts to think of the trademark originally and now they're threatening an innocent Colts fan who thought ahead of time. Keep in mind this is the same league th...
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