Monday Morning Uni Watch

It was no surprise that those Bills throwbacks looked awesome yesterday (you can bask a bit more in their magnificence here, here, here, and here). But it was surprising, at least to me, that the throwback helmets were completely blank in the back — no NFL logo, no American flag, not even the usual . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch

Wrestlemania

I’ve never given much thought to sumo “uniforms,” because the combatants basically just wear diapers. Okay, so there are different colors (including you know what), along with the occasional bit of flag-based imagery, but still — come on.

Or at least that’s what I thought. But as with virtually all things Far Eastern, this . . . → Read More: Wrestlemania

Humankind Not Doomed After All

New ESPN column today — here’s the link.

Meanwhile: Ladies and gentlemen, there’s a new hosiery hero in our midst. That would be Brian Tallet of the Blue Jays, who on Tuesday night earned himself a lifetime Uni Watch exemption by wearing some picture-perfect stirrups. Here’s a closer look — note the bloused cuffs . . . → Read More: Humankind Not Doomed After All

Uni Watch Profiles: Joe Hilseberg

Back on April 10th, 2005, Miguel Tejada slid head-first into home plate at Yankee Stadium and emerged with the “1” on his jersey peeling off. He then ended up playing the rest of the game as No. 0. When I linked to those photos from my ESPN column a few days later, I got . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Profiles: Joe Hilseberg