What you see up there is taken from a VHS tape called Hail to the Redskins and produced by NFL Films in 1986. It's a compilation of highlights from the 50 seasons following the team's move to D.C. from Boston.
Used to be able to buy this 1963 record at Phillips 66 gas stations.
This rare photo of Nap Lajoie is expected to fetch $15,000 at auction, and it's stolen from the Hall of Fame. Finding that out is as easy as looking on the back.
Heritage Auction Galleries in Dallas is currently offering a "miracle ball": a "1959 Exceptional Ty Cobb single signed baseball." (UPDATE, 6:40 EST: They pulled the auction. Screengrab is here.) The auction house listing describes the official Little League ball as, "Perhaps the finest we've ever encountered, this…
Any team with a "theme" name is probably going to have a bad logo. That's just how it works. The Miami Heat is no exception. The team's logo is a flaming basketball dropping into a toilet bowl. Crap, I say. Lucky for us, an overly devoted Miami fan (whom I happen to know) took the trouble to search a trademark engine…
From our random trivia department: Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion of the world, wasn't merely a master of the sweet science. He also knew a thing or two about the physical sciences.