Page 2's investigation into hidden logo messages

Fri, Mar 4

Earlier this week, Iran threatened to boycott the 2012 London Olympics over the Games' colorful, jagged logo, which the country claims is racist because it resembles the word "Zion."

Poor Iran: the problem isn't that the nation's Ministry of Hurt Feelings is looking too hard. It's that the department clearly isn't looking hard enough. After all, American professional sports are rife with offensive logos. You just have to open your eyes:

Miami Heat

Hidden meaning: Supports global warming.

Offended parties: Environmentalists, polar bears, anyone living in a coastal city, anyone who paid good money to see "The Day After Tomorrow."

Toronto Raptors

Hidden meaning: Inspired by creationist contention that man and dinosaur not only walked together, but also wore the same high-tops.

Offended parties: Carl Everett, Richard Dawkins, carbon dating scientists, Grimlock and the rest of the Dinobots.

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