Chris Berman nicknames becoming more obscure thanks to Russian Literature class

CHRIS BERMAN GETTING INTO RUSSIAN BOOKS; GOODBYE TOM ‘COTTON’ CANDIOTTI, HELLO RASK-AL-NIKOV DAVIS: When you think of Chris Berman, you think of many things (most of which cannot be reprinted here). But Boomer’s longtime calling card has been his use of player nicknames.

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And now, according to THE ONION, the man who gave us Bert “Be Home” Blyleven and Frank Tanana “Daiquiri” is getting more and more obscure with his zingers, thanks to taking a Russian Literature class:

Chris Berman likes Russian books


And like having to read ‘War and Peace’, it could help Berman with his hours and hours of NFL Draft coverage.