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Volume 21 No. 43
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Closing Shot: Broadway Joe’s big moment

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most important games in professional sports history, the New York Jets’ shocking upset of the heavily favored Baltimore Colts on Jan. 12, 1969. Joe Namath reflects on what the win meant for him personally and for the NFL overall.
Joe Namath trots off the field following the Jets’ 16-7 win over the Colts in Super Bowl III. Photo: ap images The New York Jets’ win over the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III validated the Jets and their fledgling American Football League, paving the way for the successful merger ...

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