Frank Gore fined $10,500 for uniform violation, report says

January 23, 2013

The socks on the left are worn correctly. Frank Gore’s, on the right, are not.  (Streeter Lecka / Getty Images)

The NFL demands that its game-day uniform look be, well, uniform and San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore will pay for failing to conform in the NFC championship game Sunday.

Gore has been fined $10,500 for his slouchy socks, ESPN reports.


Gore was fined the same amount for throwing the ball into the stands after scoring in the regular-season finale. And don’t blame the NFL solely for this. The fine guidelines are part of the collective bargaining agreement.

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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Cindy Boren · January 23, 2013