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Yesterday's Sports - Sports History Network EPISODE 14, 2nd February 2021
Cowboys vs. Redskins Rivalry of the 70s

Cowboys vs. Redskins Rivalry of the 70s

Yesterday's Sports is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear.


Hello sports fans, and welcome to another edition of yesterday's sports on the sports history network. Today we're going to discuss the rivalry between the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys. 

The Redskins-Cowboys rivalry of the 1970s is etched in NFL history.

The rivalry began when the Redskins hired George Allen as head coach in 1971. Allen had been the head coach of the LA Rams from 1966–1970.

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Host Mark Morthier grew up in New Jersey just across the river from New York City during the 1970s, a great time for sports in the area. He relives great moments from this time and beyond, focusing on football, baseball, basketball, and boxing. You may even see a little Olympic Weightlifting in the mix, as Mark competed for eight years. See Mark's book below.

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