#ThrowbackThursday – Zubaz Pants

#ThrowbackThursday – Zubaz Pants

Sometimes you have to shrug your shoulders at fashion trends. How else to explain leisure suits,  neon anything in the 80s, pegged pants, sagging shorts, oversized T’s, and an array of hairstyles? One thing we don’t understand, though, is how a pair of pants so aesthetically excruciating ever made it … and made it into something so mainstream and influential as the NFL. Zubaz pants should have had a shorter shelf life than Hammer pants,...

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Prank You Very Much

Prank You Very Much

Who doesn’t love a good prank? And by that we mean an actual good prank, none of this Ashton Kutcher choreographed stuff. What we here at Throwback Attack don’t understand, though, is why there aren’t any better professional athlete pranks. These are groups of childish adults in large settings with nothing but time in between to yuk it up and think of ways to outdo each other. That’s precisely what training camp and...

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Tracking Fantasy Football … in 1987

Tracking Fantasy Football … in 1987

Over the past few weeks we’ve randomly put together a fantasy football team and relayed some of the studs and duds from the 1987 season. Let’s catch up with where our team stands at this time of that ’87 season. Random? Yes. But, Throwback Attack is all about random sports memories and no one epitomizes that better than this list of characters: QB: Randall Cunningham – 19-31, 280 yards, 3 TD; 5 rushes, 47 yards: 33 points RB:...

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#ThrowbackThursday – Macho Man Randy Savage

#ThrowbackThursday – Macho Man Randy Savage

This video was forwarded to us here at the Throwback Attack headquarters awhile ago. No matter how often we watch it, we laugh. Finding smaller bits inside the video is what makes it a classic … you know, other than the fact that the Macho Man Randy Savage is high off his ass on drugs. If there is even a remotely coherent thought in this, it’s at the very end of the clip. “No more...

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Random Pro of the Week: Ruben Patterson

Random Pro of the Week: Ruben Patterson

Kobe Bryant became the youngest player to reach 30,000 career points on Wednesday night, one of just five players in NBA history to do so. It’s amazing to think that Bryant is now sitting alongside Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, Karl Malone and Michael Jordan. It got us thinking about the so-called “Kobe Stopper.” Yup, good ol’ Ruben Patterson. The man so good at stopping Kobe, he barely registers a blip on the...

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