Wednesday, February 27, 2019

20 Years Ago on Feb. 27, 1999 -- College Hoops, With Elton Brand

February 27, 1999: We led with college basketball (getting as close as we could to "March Madness" without violating trademark). You may be shocked to learn that we used a photo of a Duke player, Elton Brand (he would leave for the NBA after this, his sophomore season):
[Series note: In the late 1990s, I programmed the content for the home page, which relaunched with a new design on July 14, 1998. I printed screencaps and saved them. 20 years later, I'm scanning them in and posting them with a little commentary under the tag #20YearsAgoOnAOLcom.]

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