NFL Player’s New Name Sounds Like Hitler

    Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush, left, is stopped by San Francisco 49ers strong safety Donte Whitner during the third quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012.

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    Donte Whitner, the safety for the 49ers, has decided he hates the letter W and officially changed his last name to “Hitner” (which sounds a lot like Hitler, by the way). The NFL player tweeted the news from his personal account, stating: “It’s official...The W is being removed from my last name from Whitner to Hitner...GM.” Of course, the 28-year-old had to ask permission first. “Mom said its ok (y’all kno I had to ask 1st lol),” he tweeted Tuesday. Might want to stay away from that jersey ...

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