* In 2008, baseball historians commemorated the 100th anniversary of "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merkle%27s_Boner Merkle's Boner]]". To everyone's relief, there was no sponsorship tie-in from Viagra or Cialis.
** Well no. They warn the user to see a doctor after four hours; 100 years is just taking it too damn far.
* The University of South Carolina's sports teams were originally called the Fighting Gamecocks, after South Carolina war hero Thomas "the Fighting Gamecock" Sumter. Over time, though, it's been shortened officially to "Gamecocks," and unofficially to fans and detractors alike as "Cocks." However, they appear to have wholly embraced the DoubleEntendre, as you can get shirts for the swimming/dive team that say "Wet Cocks Go Deeper," and see old ladies with bumper stickers saying "You Can't Beat Our Cocks!"
* Americans, if you ever go to Australia, don't say you "root" for a sports team. Down here, "root" is slang for having sex. We ''barrack'' for sports teams.
* Humorous writer Michael Green once accompanied an English rugby tour behind the Iron curtain, into communist Romania. He notes that the senior English dignitary accompanying the visitors realised he would have to make a speech at an official reception that night. Not knowing any Romanian, he reasoned that if he copied out the wording that appeared on the toilet doors, he would at least know the Romanian for ''Ladies and Gentlemen.'' He used these words to open his speech, and to his pleased surprise, it earned him a standing ovation from his hosts. He asked a Romanian rugby official afterwards, saying he was so pleased his speech had been received well, and the local smiled gravely. "Yes, Sir Henry. It does make you sit up straight when you are addressed as ''Urinals and Water Closets!''
* NBC hockey analyst Pierre [=McGuire=] has become [[http://sports.yahoo.com/nhl/blog/puck_daddy/post/the-11-ickiest-pierre-mcguire-lines-about-sidney-crosbys-return?urn=nhl,wp18016 the embodiment of this trope]] for NHL fans.
* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butte_County_High_School Butte County High School]] (Butte County, Idaho) has a football team named the "Butte Pirates". That can't be on purpose... [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar can it]]?
* Rugby has a position called "Hooker", so named because it's the player that "Hooks" the ball with his feet and pushes it back to his teammates. I played on my school's Rugby team when I was thirteen or so; I think our first practice consisted entirely of our coach trying to get us to stop laughing every time this position was mentioned.