Aggies Use Their Heads for New Helmet Design

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Willie Mays and Juan Marichal Almost Wore Inside-Out Uniforms

[Paul here. I'm on vacation this week, but here's something for you to enjoy during my absence.]

I’ve written several times about Willie Mays wearing a Cubs helmet and then a Reds helmet in the 1965 MLB All-Star Game, and about his Giants teammate Juan Marichal wearing a Braves helmet. I’ve also linked to . . . → Read More: Willie Mays and Juan Marichal Almost Wore Inside-Out Uniforms

G.I. Joevember Takes a Detour to the Poppy Fields

The NFL, continuing its efforts to foist football on the Brits, has two more games slated to take place in London this season, one of which will take place on Nov. 9, when the Cowboys and Jaguars face off at Wembley Stadium. That date happens to be Remembrance Sunday, a UK holiday that’s . . . → Read More: G.I. Joevember Takes a Detour to the Poppy Fields

A Black Cross for the Vols

Courtesy of the Tennessee Athletics Dept.; click to enlarge

When I wrote last week about Arknsas State modifying a cross-shaped memorial decal due to Constitutional issues, several readers noted that the Tennessee had worn black crosses in 1965 after three coaches died in a car crash. Unfortunately, none of . . . → Read More: A Black Cross for the Vols