By Chris Chase, USA TODAY
According to a T-shirt for sale at Old Navy, the Houston Texans won the 1961 AFC Championship, a
remarkable feat for an organization that didn't exist until 2002 and a
conference which wasn't around until 1970.
The shirt, which was sold at some locations in Houston, meant to
honor the 1961 AFL champion Houston Oilers. That team moved to Tennessee
The AFC wasn't created until after the NFL-AFL merger.
Navy is a fine place to buy affordable clothing. The store's work in
the movement to bring back capri pants has been nothing short of heroic.
But if you're going to Old Navy to buy your NFL gear, then buyer
beware. It's like getting a video camera from 7-11 or a package of
steaks from a gas station. Just because they have specific products at
specific stores doesn't mean you should be getting them.
reported Old Navy will pull the shirt from stores and its website. Then
company officials will get back to watching replays of the 1927 World
Series between the Cincinnati Bengals and United States 4x100 medley