Frankly, Scarlet: Buckeyes to Go Mono-Red vs. Penn State

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Things will look a little different for Ohio State’s matchup against Penn State on Oct. 30, as the Buckeyes yesterday announced that they’ll be going mono-red for that game. (Yes, I know, OSU prefers to say “scarlet,” but come on — it’s red.)

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Charting the Evolution of NFL Facemask Colors

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What you see above is a spreadsheet showing the year-by-year facemask color progression for each NFL team since 1974, which is when the Chargers and KC became the first teams to deviate from the then-standard grey. The numbers across the top are the years, from 1974 to […]

Gashouse’s Sports Catalog Collection, Vol. 2: NFL 1971

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A few weeks ago I showed you photos of Kevin “Gashouse” Cearfoss’s 1970 NFL merchandise catalog, the oldest item in his collection of sport merch catalogs. Today we’re going to take a look at the next catalog in his collection — NFL 1971.

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A Uni Watch Look at Dick Tidrow

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Former MLB pitcher Dick Tidrow, who had a 13-year career in the 1970s and ’80s — including stints with both Chicago teams and both New York teams! — died a few days ago at the age of 74. He was never a star — more of a […]