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Jacksonville Turns That Frown Upside-Down

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In the 1970 NCAA basketball tournament final — 50 years ago next month — unheralded Jacksonville University went up against the John Wooden-coached powerhouse UCLA. Although the Dolphins lost that game, their unlikely March Madness run resulted in a photographic record that has preserved . . . → Read More: Jacksonville Turns That Frown Upside-Down

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

Did the Canucks Mess Up Their Classic ‘V’ Throwback?

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[Editor’s Note: As reported in yesterday’s Ticker, the Canucks will wear “flying V” throwback jerseys for tomorrow night’s pregame skate. With that in mind, we have a guest entry on that topic by the pseudonymous Wafflebored. Enjoy. — PL]

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The Vancouver Canucks caused a bit . . . → Read More: Did the Canucks Mess Up Their Classic ‘V’ Throwback?

Utes, Owls & Bears 'Throwing Back' Today

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As you’re all aware, this year marks the 150th Anniversary of the first ever college football game, played between Princeton and Rutgers, and throughout the season, teams have marked the occasion by wearing the ubiquitous “150” patch. Many schools have taken the opportunity to introduce fauxbacks or . . . → Read More: Utes, Owls & Bears ‘Throwing Back’ Today