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Gift Ideas for Athletes 1

Posted on November 23, 2020 by Justin Ronald

Almost all of us have a friend or family member who loves sports.

Choosing a gift for an athletic friend isn’t like solving a mathematical problem. There are no concrete steps involved in the process and that makes it even more difficult.

We get stuck when it comes to their gifts for birthdays, winning celebrations, weddings, etc.

Are you stuck as well?

If yes, we have fantastic gift ideas for your athletic friend that are inspiring, motivating, hilarious, and memorable ways to show your support for them.

Big-Budget Gift Ideas For Athletes

Bravo! If you have a big-budget.

There are so many grand gift ideas that you can buy for your friend or family member. Here are a few of my favorites.

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Superb Gifts For Sports Fans 0

Posted on December 17, 2018 by John Harris

sports giftsBuying a gift for someone that loves sports? Here are just a few ideas to give you inspirations if you’re stuck for ideas.

Event tickets

When it comes to big gifts, tickets to a game or a sporting event can be a great option. Buying tickets early will allow you to hunt for the best deals on the web. If you’ve got money to spend, you can even look into special tickets such as driver’s lounge access at a race or a box at a sporting event. Meanwhile, if you’re on a budget, you could simply buy a StubHub gift card – this could give the recipient money to spend towards tickets themselves, also giving them the freedom to choose the event.

Football shirt

When it comes to buying for football fans, football shirts are a classic gift. For premium quality, you’re best looking for official football shirts on trusted sites. It’s even possible to buy custom shirts in which you can personalize the person’s name onto the shirt. Make sure you definitely know their size before buying this type of gift. Read the rest of this entry →

  • Vintage Athlete of the Month

    • Drew Pearson: Mr. Clutch
      August 7, 2021 | 6:59 pm

      Drew Pearson

      The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month is a former NFL wide receiver know as “Mr. Clutch” for his penchant for making big receptions at crucial moments of the game. After waiting for more than 30 years, he is finally earning his rightful place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the 2021 Hall of Fame Class.

      During his decade with the Dallas Cowboys, Drew Pearson had a habit of making the big catch at the right moment to help the Cowboys time and again snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.

      The favorite target of Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach, Pearson was widely recognized as one of the great receivers of his era. Though at the time of his retirement many expected Pearson to easily breeze into the Hall of Fame, his enshrinement was derailed by changes to the game which artificially inflated receiver stats and made the numbers he produced during a time when wide receivers weren’t catching 100 passes a season seem inferior.

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