Annual List of the Weirdest Names in the News Last Year

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Texas Tech and Virginia play for the NCAA Men's championship tonight (congrats again to the ladies of Baylor for winning last night!). But don't worry, because the brackets don't end there.

The website NameOfTheYear.com just released its annual March Madness-style bracket featuring the STRANGEST NAMES that have been in the news this past year.

Most of them are real names, and a few are people who've changed their name. The winner is usually announced around May 1st. Here are some of our favorites from this year's pool . . .

Kermit Sprinkles . . . Ionosphere Torres . . . Pretzel Monteclaro . . . Manchester United MacGyver . . . Tushna Commissariat . . . Eriberto Pop Can . . . Shaky Sherpa . . . Dr. Trentington Outhouse . . . Surrender Nada . . . Apollokreed Gardner . . . Dr. Trent Artichoker . . . Storm Duck . . . Alpha Omega Nickelberry the Third . . . Pope Thrower . . . Candy Button Disco . . . and Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington.  

(Deadspin) (Here's the bracket with all 64 names.) Image © 2019 GettyImages

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