Holy Throwbacks!

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The Latest Development in Football Helmet Technology

On Wednesday evening I attended a media event organized by Riddell, to promote their latest helmet safety product, which is called InSite. Didn’t have enough time to write about it for yesterday’s post, so I wanted to bring you up to speed today.

The InSite system is a series of sensors connected by a . . . → Read More: The Latest Development in Football Helmet Technology

An Inside Look at Pinktober

Pinktober reached its inevitable apotheosis (or nadir) yesterday, as Oregon announced that it will be wearing pink helmets, socks, and gloves this weekend.

The Oregon announcement came one day after I received a very interesting note from a reader who’s a teacher and equipment manager for a high school on the eastern seaboard. . . . → Read More: An Inside Look at Pinktober

History Lesson via Nameplate

Photos by Tim Haney; if slideshow doesn’t work, click here

Thirty years ago, when I was in college, we had an on-campus nonprofit record store that was staffed entirely by students — the Slipped Disc Record Co-op. When I was a freshman and sophomore, the guy who ran Slipped . . . → Read More: History Lesson via Nameplate