Black Monday

The Mets finally clinched the National League Eastern Division title last night. As a lifelong Mets fan, I was thrilled; but as a uni aesthete, I was appalled, because the game, the celebration, and the historical record of the day will forever be marred by the sight — nay, the blight — of those . . . → Read More: Black Monday

Light(weight) Sabres

Okay, by now that we’ve all had a few days to digest the new Sabres uniforms. Aside from the obvious (color scheme = good, logo = bad), here are some of my thoughts on the matter:

• The very first thing that caught my eye is that there are no stripes or other design . . . → Read More: Light(weight) Sabres

Saturday Open Thread

Can you guess who’s attached to those socks? Pedro Matinez, naturally, who went with the high cuffs once again in his return to action last night. This keeps intact his string of showing plenty of sock ever since he was fined for stretching his cuffs under his heel back in July. Unfortunately, he never . . . → Read More: Saturday Open Thread

Get with the Program

I’ve never been to the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan, but I’m a lot more curious about making a visit since reader J.D. Arendshorst told me about an exhibit currently displayed on the library’s web site: “Art of Football,” which features U of M football game program covers from 1894 through . . . → Read More: Get with the Program