This is a journal in which uses the CRAP principles throughout the layout including the contrast between the title type and main body text. Repetiton can include the use of a header on top of every page, the black rule on top of pages containing type.
Picking a color and/or shape to carry throughout the magazine design could be simple way to design this dynamically. [Design: Triangles, Red, white and black brochure layout. Visual identity concept / Strassenfeger by Rene Bieder, via Behance]
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.