Whatís in a nickname?


I was reading a synopsis of the history of Gus Mackerís tournament last week on Mackerís official website. Tournament founder Scott McNeal put together a 3-on-3 hoops tournament in his familyís driveway in 1974, as the website states, and it has continued to grow over the past 35 years. McNeal, who stands not much taller than me (I am 5-foot-7 at the correct angle under the sun) is nicknamed ďGus Macker,Ē and the tournament is named for his nickname.

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