football.jpgIPNews® – Ron Rivera, head coach of the up and coming Carolina Panthers, has filed a trademark application to protect his namesake “Riverboat Ron”.

Rivera, who notes that he earned the moniker as a result of his recent attitude shift favoring a more aggressive style of play , is the latest in a string of professional sports names to seek legal protection over their nicknames.   “Riverboat Ron”, as he is now referred to, is embracing the change as his team is on the verge of the NFC Playoffs.  To continue reading, click:  Panthers Coach Ron Rivera Makes Move to Trademark Riverboat Ron