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Did you know? The Chicken Or The Egg?

Posted by Lisa Allman on 9/30/2019 to Nonsports

Did you know?  The Chicken Or The Egg?


You've heard the common question - which came first - the chicken or the egg?

What a question!  Let's look at an egg.  Eggs are organic vessells that contain an embryo that develops until it can survive on its own.  At that point, an animal hatches.  Eggs are the results of the fertilization of an egg cell.  

Did You Know? Clownfish Are Popular Reef Fish

Posted by Lisa Allman on 9/23/2019 to Nonsports

Did You Know?  Clownfish Are Popular Reef Fish


Clownfish, also known as anemonefish, are most commonly recognized from the Disney movie Finding Nemo.  Both Marlin (dad) and Nemo are clownfish.

In the movie, both Marlin and Nemo were orange with white stripes.  In reality, there are thirty recognized species of clownfish ranging in color from the familiar orange to yellow, to red, and even black.

Clownfish are saltwater fish and not freshwater.  To keep them successfully, you must have a saltwater (or reef aquarium).

Did you know? The Significance of the Christian Cross

Posted by Lisa Allman on 9/23/2019 to Nonsports

Did you know?   The Significance of the Christian Cross


Jesus died on a wooden cross after receiving a sentence of death by crucifixion.

The cross is symbolic of Christ's death.  History has recorded many different shapes of ancient crosses.  It wasn't the shape nor the design or construction that is symbolic.  It was the death of Jesus that created the symbolism for the Christian faith.

Basketball Legends of the Hardwood - Michael Jordan #1

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/21/2019 to Basketball

Basketball Legends of the Hardwood - Michael Jordan #1

Michael Jeffrey Jordan or the GOAT, the Greatest Of All Time was both an NCAA and NBA Champion. Born in New York City, New York on February 17, 1963, MJ is considered the greatest player to ever lace up a set of sneakers on the hardwood floor of basketball. Michael's early years of basketball was at Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington, North Carolina.

He was a shooting guard that liked to score. Jordan chose the University of North Carolina for his college. Playing there for three years. In 1982 Jordan and the Tar Heels won the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. The Finals site was the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The North Carolina Tar Heels won their 2nd title in 6 title game appearances. They beat the Georgetown Hoyas who was playing in their 2nd title game, and 2nd Final Four. The Semifinalists that year was the Houston Cougars and Louisville Cardinals. The winning coach was Dean Smith earning his 1st title. The Most Outstanding Player of the tournament was James Worthy. MJ won many awards during his college years. Those include the prestigious Consensus national college player of the year in 1984. Jordan was also on the Consensus first-team All-American in 1983 and 1984.

Soldier Field Stadium, Chicago Illinois

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/21/2019 to Football

Solider Field in Chicago, Illinois


Soldier Field, the Stadium in a Park, was once named  Municipal Grant Park Stadium in the twenties, those years were 1924 and 1925. Soldier Field located in Chicago, Illinois, with an Address of1410 S Museum Campus Drive. For the geocachers or tech people, the Coordinates are 41.8623°N 87.6167°W Coordinates: 41.8623°N 87.6167°W.

Did You Know? Labrador Retrievers Do More Than Retrieve

Posted by Lisa Allman on 9/20/2019 to Nonsports

Did You Know?  Labrador Retrievers Do More Than Retrieve

The labrador retriever or lab is a large breed of retriever-gun dog.  Gun dogs, also known as bird dogs, are types of hunting dogs explicitly developed to assign hunters in finding and retrieving game - usually birds.  They are prized hunting and sporting dogs.

This breed is one of the most popular dog breeds in North American, including the United States and Canada.  

The Labrador is also a favorite breed in many countries to train and use for disability assistance.  They are frequently trained to aid those with disabilities such as autism and blindness.   They are also an excellent breed for law enforcement work performing screens and detections.

Did You Know? Cats Are Cool!

Posted by Lisa Allman on 9/20/2019 to Nonsports

Did You Know?  Cats Are Cool!

The cat (Felis Catus) is a small carnivorous mammal.  It is the only domesticated species from the Felidae family and is often called the domestic cat. 

Currently, 60 cat breeds are recognized by various cat registries.

Cats have a strong, flexible body, rapid reflexes, sharp teeth, and retractable claws.  Cats hear sounds too faint for humans, and they can see in the dark better also.  Cats have a better sense of smell than humans, but they are thought to be color blind.

Cats usually hunt in solitary, but they are social creatures.   A group of cats is called a clowder or a glaring. 

Did You Know? Ferrets Are Amazing Creatures!

Posted by Lisa Allman on 9/19/2019 to Nonsports

Did you know?  Ferrets are amazing creatures!


Ferrets go through 14–18 hours every day sleeping and are most dynamic around the long periods of daybreak and nightfall, which means they are crepuscular.   If they are confined, they ought to be taken out day by day to play and fulfill their interest; they need at least several hours to play.  Unlike their polecat predecessors, which are single creatures, most ferrets will live joyfully in social gatherings. They like to tunnel and like to rest in an encased area. 

Fun Facts About Football's Gridiron Greats - Walter Payton #5

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/19/2019 to Football

Fun Facts About Football's Gridiron Greats

Walter Payton #5


Walter Jerry Payton "Sweetness" was a running back for 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears. Mike Ditka the Bears Head Coach once stated that Walter Payton was the greatest player to ever play the game of football. Payton's childhood was filled with the Boy Scouts, Little League, and Church. Born July 25, 1954, in Columbia, Mississippi Walter stood Five Foot Ten Inches tall with a weight of 200 pounds. 

Fun Facts About Football's Gridiron Greats - Joe Montana #4

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/19/2019 to Football

Fun Facts About Football's Gridiron Greats

Joe Montana #4

Joseph Clifford Montana Jr. won the Super Bowl four times playing for the San Francisco 49ers as the quarterback. On the gridiron, the two monikers he went by was Joe Cool and the Comeback Kid. The latter for good reason, Joe mounted a comeback in 32 fourth-quarters for 49ers and then the Chiefs in his final two seasons.

He was born in New Eagle, Pennsylvania on June 11, 1956. Montana played his High School Football for the Ringgold Rams.

Fun Facts About Football's Gridiron Greats - Lawrence Taylor #3

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/19/2019 to Football

Fun Facts About Football's Gridiron Greats

Lawrence Taylor #3

Lawrence Julius Taylor goes by the name L.T. to his friends and fans. Taylor was born in Williamsburg, Virginia on February 4, 1959. L T attended high school in his birthplace home town, Williamsburg. There he went to Lafayette High School. 

Fun Facts About Baseball's Gridiron Greats - Jim Brown #2

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/19/2019 to Football

Fun Facts About Football's Gridiron Greats 

Jim Brown #2

James Nathaniel Brown a running back who played his entire career with the Cleveland Browns was born on February 17, 1936, in St Simons Island, Georgia. Jim attended Manhasset High School in Manhasset, New York. James went to college at Syracuse.  There he was Second Team All-American in 1955. The next year 1956 Jim was a Unanimous All American. 

Fun Facts About Football's Gridiron Greats - Jerry Rice #1

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/19/2019 to Football

Fun Facts About Football's Gridiron Greats

Jerry Rice #1

Jerry Lee Rice Sr from Starksville Mississippi was born on October 13, 1962. He attended college at Mississippi Valley State where he was a two-time First-team I-AA All American in 1983 and 1984 as a wide receiver. In 1985 he was drafted in the first round of the  NFL draft, he was selected sixteenth overall by the San Fransisco 49ers. That very same season he was the National Football Conference Rookie of the year. Jerry won three Super Bowls with the 49ers, XXIII, XXIV, XXIX. Rice was Super Bowl XXIII, MVP.
Jerry Sr racked up a lot of career highlights and awards. In 1987 he was the National Football Leagues Most Valuable Player. Jerry appeared in 13 Pro Bowl games, he was First-Team All-Pro 10 times and twice Second-team All-Pro. He received the Bert Bell Award in 1987. Catching all those passes got him the NFL's Offensive Player of the Year award in 1987 and 1993. When it comes to receiving yards he was the NFL's receiving yards leader for six years. 

Fun Facts About Baseball's Greatest Players - Hank Aaron #5

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/19/2019 to Baseball

Fun Facts About Baseball's Greatest Players
Hank Aaron #5

Henry Louis Aaron, Hank Aaron for short was known in the majors as the Hammer or Hammerin Hank, was born in Mobile, Alabama on February 5, 1934. Hank spent one season in the negro leagues before joining Major League Baseball. He played for the Indianapolis Clowns before taking his bat to the majors. From 1954 until 1974 he played for the Milwaukee Braves that later moved to Atlanta. His last season was spent as a designated hitter for the Milwaukee Brewers. Hank never hit more than 47 home runs in a season. In his twenty-one seasons of playing he was the one to break Babe Ruths home run record of 714. On April 8, 1974, Hank Henry Aaron hit his 715th home run finally ending the chase and sitting on top all alone. This record would stand for 33 years.

Fun Facts About Baseball's Greatest Players - Ted Williams #4

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/19/2019 to Baseball

Fun Facts About Baseball's Greatest Players

Ted Williams #4

Theodore Samuel Williams was a power hitter born in San Diego California on August 30, 1918. Ted Williams went by many nicknames including The Kid, The Splinter, Teddy Ballgame and The Thumper. Ted is considered one of the best hitters to ever play the game. His career batting average of .344 is among the best. In the 1941 season, Williams hit an amazing .406. He is the last professional baseball player to hit over .400 in a single season. Ted played his entire career with the Boston Red Sox, joining them on April 20, 1939. His last game was with the Red Sox on September 28, 1960. Williams missed the seasons between 1943 - 1945 due to mandatory military service. He served in World War 2
and the Korean War. Ted Played for 19 seasons with the Red Sox getting 2654 hits total. He was an All-Star left fielder for all 19 years he played ball. He finished with a.344 batting average ranking him seventh all-time. A good batting average was only one of his traits. He could hit the ball deep also, he hit 521 home runs and had 1839runs batted in. 

Fun Facts About Baseball's Greatest Players - Barry Bonds #3

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/19/2019 to Baseball

Fun Facts About Baseball's Greatest Players

Barry Bonds #3


Barry Lamar Bonds the son of former major leaguer Bobby Bonds was born July 24, 1964. He started his professional baseball career with the Pittsburg Pirates joining them on May 30, 1986. Proceeding his Pro career he played amateur baseball for Team USA getting the Bronze medal in the 1984 Amateur worlds series hosted by Cuba. He spent his first six years in the major crushing home runs for the Pirates. 

Fun Facts About Baseball's Greatest Players - Willie Mays #2

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/19/2019 to Baseball

Fun Facts About Baseball's Greatest Players

Willie Mays #2


Willie Howard Mays Jr's nicknamed the Say Hey Kid because of his positive attitude and creative style of play. Willie was born on May 6, 1931, and at the time of this post is 88 years old. He was born in the small town of Westfield, Alabama. Beginning 1948 through 1950 he played in the negro leagues for the Birmingham Black Barons. Mays Jr was a right-handed player who was a master of center field, where he earned his nickname.


Fun Facts About Baseball's Greatest Players - Babe Ruth #1

Posted by Homer Allman on 9/19/2019 to Baseball

Fun Facts About Baseball's Greatest Players

Babe Ruth #1

George Herman Ruth Jr. is otherwise known as Babe Ruth. Played for Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and the Boston Braves. Acknowledged as one of the greatest homerun hitters of all time, he also was a left-handed pitcher, with a win-loss record of 94–46 and an earned run average of 2.28. Babe was born February 6, 1895, in Baltimore Maryland. He died at only age 53 on August 16, 1948, in Manhattan, New York. 

How To Choose Your iPhone Sports Case Model

Posted by Lisa Allman on 9/19/2019 to News

Which model do you choose?

Help is here!


We offer a few different choices in our iPhone sports cases, and nonsports too!  This article will explain each type so that you can make an informed decision.

Welcome to the new TYD Designs website!

Posted by Lisa Allman on 9/19/2019 to News
Welcome to the new TYD Designs website!  This website is your home for all your iPhone sports case needs!  We've heard your feedback and have made some changes to make it even easier for you to browse our sports designs and even upload your own custom images.  All our sports iPhone case designs are fully customizable.  Personalize a product to your heart's content!  All design services are FREE with your purchase!  
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