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Around town: Jon Lester applauds Cubs' Ric Flair-inspired tradition

Around town: Jon Lester applauds Cubs' Ric Flair-inspired tradition

The “two claps and a Ric Flair” post-game celebration has caught on with the Cubs. The way the popular sports meme works is one player will shout “Let me get two claps and a Ric Flair” in the locker room after a win. His teammates will respond in unison with two claps and a “Wooo!” like the ones Flair -- a wrestling legend and 16-time World Champion -- is known for. The Carolina Panthers and Indianapolis Colts have done it. So have the men’s basketball teams at Arizona and Hampton. And now so do the Cubs after every win. “I think Anthony Rizzo or David Ross started it (here),” said Jon Lester of his Cubs’ teammates over the...

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