Archive for September, 2013
Ever since NFL season has started, I can’t walk into a room without being overwhelmed by football. My roommate often has a TV screen and his computer screen up and running with different games playing when Sunday comes around, not to mention the games that he makes certain to watch on Thursdays and Mondays.
My roommate is pretty football-obsessed. He’s involved in six different fantasy football leagues that he’s always checking the scores of while he watches. He’s got tons of NFL merchandise all over the place, from an NFL trash can to an NFL spare tire cover. I’ve never seen anyone so interested in a sport the way that my roommate is interested in football.
If you’re a Yankees fan, you’ll often get a lot of flak from other baseball fans. But those of us out there who are Yankees fans are really true to our team. Some of us have loved the Yankees for decades and some of it is through a certain connection to New York City, a hatred for the Mets, or something else entirely. Regardless, there are tons of Yankees fans all over the country.
You can often tell who is a Yankees fan because Yankees fans are proud to show off their love for their favorite team. Whether this means they simply wear a Yankees jersey or they go out of their way to pick up something like a New York Yankees tire cover, they always find a way to show how much they support the Yanks.
The annual football game between the Clemson Tigers and the North Carolina State Wolfpack is known as the Textile Bowl and has been an annual tradition since 1971. The Tigers’ rivalry with the South Carolina Gamecocks is a particularly bitter and long-lasting one, whereas their rivalry with the Wolfpack is quite a bit more good-natured.
The game is known as the Textile Bowl because Clemson and North Carolina State are both well-known for having two of the largest textile schools in the world, with the textile industry being quite important to both states. When the Textile Bowl comes around, Clemson fans are sure to want to pick up a Clemson Tigers NCAA spare tire cover or a jersey.
I’ve always seen myself as someone who respects America as a nation and I have a great deal of respect for the American government, even if I don’t necessarily agree with every little thing that they do. I believe that it’s important to have support for your government and for your President, regardless of what political party you might subscribe to.
The reason that I believe this is because it’s important for Americans to have solidarity and feel like a nation rather than a nation divided. That’s why I see the American flag as a very important symbol, it’s supposed to represent that we are indivisible. I have an American flag spare tire cover and the symbol can be found in many different places in my home.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are a team that is well-known for its many rivalries. They have three main divisional rivalries – with the Cleveland Browns, the Baltimore Ravens, and the Cincinnati Bengals – as well as historic rivalries with the Oakland Raiders, the Dallas Cowboys, the Denver Broncos, and the New England Patriots, all for various reasons.
With so many major rivalries, it’s not surprising that Steelers fans are among the most passionate fans in the NFL. They are quick to pick up a new jersey or a Pittsburgh Steelers NFL spare tire cover to show support for their favorite team. They are always ready and willing to root for the Steelers, no matter what situations the team may run into.
I had to move my family from California to Minnesota for my work. My wife and my young daughter didn’t mind the change very much, but my seventeen-year-old son was particularly resistant to the idea, because he didn’t want to have to leave his friends behind. I’ve been trying to do little things for him that will help ease the moving process a little bit.
I knew that my son was annoyed that he was going to have to buy snow tires for his car, since he had never had to have them living in California, so I at least made the effort to buy him some cool spare tire covers to keep them in. I realize that may seem like a tiny step, but I feel like it’s the little things that are really getting to him about moving.
The Georgia Bulldogs have two well-known mascots: one is the costumed character known as Hairy Dawg, who is known as one of the most recognizable mascots in the country, while the other is Uga, an actual bulldog. Uga was named after the University of Georgia (or the U of GA) and is present at every home football game.
Since 1956, nine different dogs have used the name Uga and all are descended from the same lineage; Uga is generally replaced when his predecessor gets old or passes away. Some of the Uga mascots have been with the team for up to ten years. A Georgia Bulldogs black tire cover and other Bulldogs merchandise will often represent Uga or Hairy Dawg’s likeness on it.
Long before the Chicago Bears were what they are now, they were known as the Decatur Staleys and were located in Decatur, Illinois. They were named after the A.E. Staley food starch company and created as a company team; the team relocated to Chicago in 1921 and became the Chicago Staleys until they were renamed the Chicago Bears in 1922 to consolidate with the Chicago Cubs baseball team.
The Chicago Bears adapted their colors from the University of Illinois, which was the alma mater of George Halas, one of the team’s original owners after it was purchased from the A.E. Staley company. The navy, orange, and blue team colors look great in many different situations to this day including on a Chicago Bears black tire cover.