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Goodyear Celebrates 100 Years of Wingfoots by Creating Oldest Throwback Basketball Jersey Available

To celebrate the century milestone, Goodyear and the Cavaliers unveiled two life-sized tire sculptures ahead of the team’s home opener on Sunday, Oct. 21. The tire sculptures depict a 1918 Wingfoots player in historic attire next to a 2018 Cavs player, and will be stationed in the concourse at Quicken Loans Arena through the 2018-2019 basketball season.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Akron Wingfoots by resurrecting the team’s inaugural jersey from 1918 and producing a limited run of 100 throwback replicas for fans. The replicas are the oldest throwback basketball jersey available to the public. Available now through Nov. 30 through a ...

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‘Bama, Clemson Picked To Vie For Title

Alabama Football (credit Carol M. Highsmith)

The odds for the college football championship are out, and (shocker!) it’s the favorites who are, well, favored. Alabama and Clemson, the last three champions (‘Bama in ’16 and ’18, Clemson in ’17) that have the shortest odds for the College Football Playoff for 2019, per MyTopSportsBooks.com. The Crimson Tide ...

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Jim Brown Continues To Leave A Complicated Legacy

AUSTIN, APRIL 9--Jim Brown, Hall of Fame running back for the NFL Browns tours the Cornerstone Exhibit at the LBJ Presidential Library before the Civil Rights Summit. Photo by Lizzie Chen

Jim Brown is many things… All-time NFL great, arguably the best ever. Successful actor. Activist. And, yes, accused attacker of women over three decades-plus. These are all part of Brown’s 82 years on the planet, and now more than a half century since he left the gridiron, he still commands ...

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