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Random Photo Leads to Iowa Girls’ Hoops Uni Goldmine

As writers and editors scramble to come up with sports content at a time when no sports are taking place, they’re running stories that sometimes have unexpected uni-related revelations.

Case in point: The New York Times yesterday ran an article about a woman named Denise Rife. Back in the late 1960s, when her name . . . → Read More: Random Photo Leads to Iowa Girls’ Hoops Uni Goldmine

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

Designer Ethan Dimitroff Creates a High School Football Helmet

By Phil Hecken, with Ethan Dimitroff 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”);

Hey kids, welcome to the day after the day after the Fourth of July (hope everyone had a safe holiday!), when many people are on a four-day vacation/holiday, and we enter the ‘dead’ period just before things start picking up with the MLB All . . . → Read More: Designer Ethan Dimitroff Creates a High School Football Helmet

A Hoosier State Tradition: The Indiana All Stars

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Hooo-ah — now that’s a uniform, am I right? The vertically arched chest lettering, double numbers (which look particularly odd on the guy wearing No. 10 — or is it No. 1010?), the endearingly clunky wording of “Indianapolis Star All Stars” (note . . . → Read More: A Hoosier State Tradition: The Indiana All Stars