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Maryland talks trash using emojis

Rob Carr

Are you young enough to understand this diss?

Maryland thrashed West Virginia 37-0 on Saturday, and just couldn't let the occasion pass without talking trash about their opponent. And because these are 18-22 year olds we're dealing with, Maryland did this a) on Twitter, and b) using emojis!

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How would the youth of today express their emotions without tiny, barely recognizable pictures only available on iPhones? It's a question for culturalists to explore another day. For now, just know Maryland isn't the first team to let its emojis do its smack talk.

Last week, the Dodgers did this:

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We're hitting the tipping point of emoji trash talk in sports. Be prepared.

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