News outlets are proclaiming that tomorrow at 11:00 am, there will be a news conference announcing the new name of the Wizards. Â Tune in for video and photos tomorrow.
WANE-15 is reporting:
[…]Â Earlier this year, a Name the Team Contest took place where fans submitted nominations.Â More than 2,500 names were turned in.Â From those, the winner was picked.
[…] Team management released a top 10 list of names that were amusing and still family friendly that didn’t make the cut.
10: Fort Wayne Newtons
Â 9: Fort Wayne Dudes
Â 8: Fort Wayne Weiner Dogs
Â 7: Fort Knocks
Â 6: Fort Wayne Fashizzle
Â 5: iWiz
Â 4: Fort Wayne Mighty Gherkins
Â 3: Fort Wayne.ComPadres
Â 2: Harrison SquarePants
Â 1: Hoosier Daddies
Thanks to Chad Gramling (Baseball in Fort Wayne) for the heads-up. Â When I caught their news cast at 6, only half the above list was mentioned.