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Little known football fact. Gallaudet University School for the deaf football team invented the Huddle to keep their plays secret. (via Shorpy)

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Stealth Bombers: 1920

Some of the best and worst records. Brett Favre threw more interceptions (336), fumbled more times (166), and was sacked more often (525) than any other football player in the history of the NFL. And (despite his controversial final years) he's one of the greatest QBs ever.

Jim Thorpe, age 24, at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. (view the page for more info!)

boxer Jack Dempsey in Chicago, hoisting his wife, Estelle Taylor, on his right shoulder, April 22, 1925

Les Darcy, Australian boxer and one of the best middleweights of all time, seen here as a blacksmith. He died of pneumonia at age 22.

Joe Namath: Portrait of American football player Joe Namath wearing a football jersey printed with the number 12 and holding a football. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) #football #NYJets #Jets

Monsieur L - Portrait of a Football Player taken in Lakewood, New Jersey - late 1800s --- via victoriasrustykni...

Cool NBA History posters - The Admiral - An Amazing Person Both on the Court and Off

Marshall 'Major' Taylor The great 1899 World champion of the 1 mile sprint.

Jack Johnson: Arthur John Johnson (March 31, 1878 - June 10, 1946), better known as Jack Johnson and nicknamed the "Galveston Giant", was an American boxer and arguably the best heavyweight of his generation. He was the first black Heavyweight Champion of the World (1908-1915). In a documentary about his life, Ken Burns notes: "For more than thirteen years, Jack Johnson was the most famous, and the most notorious African-American on Earth"...

Don Meredith (from left), Howard Cosell and Frank Gifford

Althea Gibson broke the color barrier to become the first African American woman to compete on the world tennis tour

Babe Zaharias (1914-1956) broke world records in basketball, baseball, javelin and hurdles! Versatile or what? In a 1982 poll of sports historians, she was ranked America’s second-greatest athlete, behind Babe Ruth (after whom she was named), even though he only played one sport. Even ranked #2, she was underrated!

Alabama football coach Paul (Bear) Bryant looks across the Tulane University practice field in New Orleans, Louisiana, Dec. 27, 1966 as defensive coach Jimmy Sharpe runs interior linemen through defensive drills. The Alabama football team went through practice sessions as its Sugar Bowl opponent, the University of Nebraska, arrived in New Orleans after a week of practice in Brownsville, Texas. Photo: Jack Thornell, AP File Photo / AP1966

Penn Varsity: 1914

Nov. 9, 2012. The Ohio State Buckeyes bring the ball up court against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, during the Carrier Classic college basketball game played on board the U.S.S. Yorktown in Charleston, S.C.

Colin Kaepernick Topps rookie card

San Francisco 49ers Pictures (1946-Present) Joe Montana

Michelle Kwan

Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon

Warren Moon 3

Warren Moon

Joe Montana

Driver Boogie!

Donald Driver