Tennessee School Turns Back the Clock to Segregated Era

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Obviously, school integration is a good thing. But as many segregated school systems integrated in the wake of the Supreme Court’s 1954 Brown v. Board of Education ruling, it was usually the black schools that were shut down, and their history — including their sports history — . . . → Read More: Tennessee School Turns Back the Clock to Segregated Era

Totally Loopy: 49ers DB Has Unusual Pants Modification

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Reader/commenter RJ Nordlund noticed something really interesting during Sunday’s NFC Championship Game: Unlike most players, who tuck their waistband towels, well, into their waistbands, 49ers defensive back Richard Sherman had his towel hanging from a loop of fabric that had been sewn into his pants — a . . . → Read More: Totally Loopy: 49ers DB Has Unusual Pants Modification

Monday Morning Uni Watch, Conference Championship Edition

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In the fall of 1970, when I was six years old, I reached into a box of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes and pulled out a 3D football card for a San Francisco 49ers running back named Ken Willard. I’d never heard of Willard (or probably any other football . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch, Conference Championship Edition

Blue Jays Bring Back The Powder Blues

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The big, if not entirely unexpected, news out of Toronto came down yesterday morning, when the Blue Jays reintroduced a full powder blue uniform into their lineup. This uniform will compliment the two (white and gray) uniforms the Jays currently wear, as well as the darker blue . . . → Read More: Blue Jays Bring Back The Powder Blues