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Misdirection Plays
September 18, 2000
Last week Major League Baseball struck a deal with the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius to acquire the Internet domain name mlb.com, ending years of frustration for fans seeking baseball's official site. That still leaves plenty of sports organizations and teams that don't own the domain names you'd think they would.
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September 18, 2000

Misdirection Plays

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avalanche.com

"Your final destination for extreme winter sports and recreation"

coloradoavalanche.com

bears.com

Stuffed collectibles site; offers "beloved bears, plush puppies and more"

chicagobears.com

bills.com

Bill service ("Now you can feel at home paying your bills online")

buffalobills.com

cowboys.com

"The Original Western Web Site"

dallascowboys.coin

diamondbacks.com

Puzzling home page with picture of unidentified bearded male

azdiamondbacks.com

expos.com

On-line personal ads site; includes the "Adult Friend Finder"

montrealexpos.com

ioc.org

International Outreach Center ("This site-owner powered by Jesus")

olympic.org

saints.com

Guide to religious saints, "from St. Aidan to Pope St. Zosimus"

neworleanssaints.com

Last week Major League Baseball struck a deal with the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius to acquire the Internet domain name mlb.com, ending years of frustration for fans seeking baseball's official site. That still leaves plenty of sports organizations and teams that don't own the domain names you'd think they would.

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