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SDSU Rugby Coach's Amazing Book About Being a Stowaway on a Cruise Ship Around the World

My SDSU Rugby Coach Rick Frey was the most influential person in my life except for my parents.While I was a player for the San Diego State Rugby Team in the mid-late 1970's I never knew about the background of my coach. Yes, he would make a comment now and then about moment in time about "some trip" he took on a boat but I never knew how unique that boat trip was until many years later in my life. One of the best book club suggestions you can offer someone is his book "Six Weeks on the Throne".

Raiders Jim Otto Only Signing with Robert Hemphill of National Sports Distributors

"Mr Raider" Jim Otto is now working only with National Sports Distributors for any autograph requests. Due to his health conditions, traveling for public autograph shows or other autograph events are no longer possible. Jim Otto has concluded to work solely with Robert Hemphill, the President of National Sports Distributors, to handle all his autographs in a private setting.

49ers and Chiefs Super Bowl LIV Items

The San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs are in Super Bowl LIV (54) being played in Miami, Florida on February 2, 2020. The demand for Super Bowl items is higher than normal with these two great teams going head to head. There are Riddell Super Bowl LIV helmets available, each in the light aqua color with the Super Bowl LIV decals. The Speed version of the Replica Full Size and the Authentic Full Size can be ordered. The mini helmet is already sold out. In addition, the Super Bowl 54 Football is available.

Flat Football?

Do you have a flat football and want to get it repaired? If so contact National Sports Distributors in Petaluma, CA. They have been fixing footballs for many years. The price is reasonable and their work is excellent. A football repair takes about one week and they ship anywhere in the USA and in some cases overseas too. Their Wilson Football Repair service also includes football bladder repair on any full size football from other manufacturers.

Schutt College Football Helmets available through National Sports Distributors

The entire line of Schutt College Football Helmets is available through National Sports Distributors. Schutt makes extremely nice college football helmets with many different types of helmets for each team. Some teams will have as many as 18 different helmets as used on the field. Some are all chrome, some have a special paint finish, some with just a chrome facemask or just chrome decals. There are literally thousands of different helmets available from small schools to large universities.

NFL SpeedFlex Helmets Now Available at National Sports Distributors

The new authentic on-field Riddell NFL SpeedFlex Helmets are now available through National Sports Distributors in Petaluma, California. Shipments for all 32 teams will start after April 1, 2019. These helmets have the "U" on the front of the helmet and have excellent padding inside the helmet along with the quick release facemask hardware. The NFL SpeedFlex Helmets are not available in replica models, only in authentic models.

The History of the Super Bowl Game Model Footballs

The history of the Super Bowl football is quite interesting and closely related to National Sports Distributors. For the first 19 Super Bowl games the everyday NFL game football was used in the Super Bowl game. When Super Bowl 20 came about, the Chicago Bears were in the Super Bowl. Wilson Sporting Goods from Chicago, the manufacturer of the NFL footballs, decided to make a special printed football with their local team in the Super Bowl. This special football was printed with the Super Bowl XX logo, the date, the location and the two team names and the Wilson logo.

NFL Chrome Helmets Selling Out

The supply of Riddell NFL Chrome Helmets is now very limited as some teams have sold out and are no longer available. In the mini chrome NFL helmets the following teams are now sold out: Cowboys, Saints, Panthers, Titans, Chargers and Bears. Most teams in the Full size Chrome helmets are sold out but invnetory is still available in very limited quantities for 49ers, Raiders, Cowboys, Broncos, Seahawks, Steelers, Eagles, Dolphins, Vikings and Rams. All other teams are sold out.

NFL Chrome Helmets to start shipping in August - Limited Availability

The single production run of the Riddell NFL Chrome Helmets will begin shipping in August. This limited production series compliments the Riddell NFL Blaze Helmets of one year ago. Available from National Sports Distributors in Petaluma, California many of these helmets already have orders placed against the incoming stock. It is highly reccommended to contact National Sports Distributors to place your order at this time (877) 466-6826 or email [email protected] Some teams are already sold out but many are still available.

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