Like the idea of the color pop. The Silhouette Brochure by Tony Huynh the one color with the black and white is such a simplistic and yet genius idea. This is so perfect for a sports page, but not sure if it will fit in with this year's theme.
Designing across the fold, specifically no. 3 is cool. But, it might be difficult for tablet format. --- Frankie - I love this layout, its a great, detailed black and white set up without loosing the texture of the content!