Notre Dame Unveils 2021 ‘Shamrock Series’ Uniforms

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from the site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul may be popping up here occasionally.]

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

Yesterday, the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame unveiled their 2021 “Shamrock Series” […]

A Look at How They Get Those Amazing Olympics Photos

The Associated Press has peeled back the curtain a bit with a terrific explainer on the technology used to capture the images coming out of the Tokyo Olympics.

Since the London Games in 2012, The Associated Press has been using a combination of robotics, ingenuity and creativity to make memorable photos from difficult places. […]

Arizona Had ‘Csonk-alike’ Running Back in 1970s

Click to enlarge

Quick, who’s that running back? The blue-ish jersey with the white helmet, the No. 39, the U-bar nose protector, the ball cradled in the left arm — looks a lot like Larry Csonka, no?

It’s actually University of Arizona fullback Dean Schock. The photo is from […]

New Website Aims to Be the Last Word on Helmet History

Click to enlarge

By now, most of you folks are probably familiar with the major uniform history online databases — Dressed to the Nines for MLB, NHLuniforms.com for the NHL, the Gridiron Uniform Database for pro football, and so on.

Another football resource is The Helmet Project, which documents […]