Reader Jonathan Lacaster has picked up an interesting logo design trope that I’d never noticed before. Here it is, in his own words:
I’m an Auburn fan and have always liked the old Aubie mascot with the sailor’s cap. I know other schools have used similar sailor-hatted mascots, including Oregon, Oregon State, Baylor, Miami, . . . → Read More: Gilligan: NCAA Mascot Model?
The other day I got an e-mail from Matt Kowalski. The subject line read, “The only sport where the winner gets the loser’s uniform”¦” When I opened the e-mail, the sentence was completed: “is rowing.”
The rest of the e-mail read like so:
“Shirt racing” is the way things are done at all major . . . → Read More: Shirts Off Their Backs
New ESPN column today — here’s the link.
Meanwhile: Recognize that kid with the golf clubs and the letter sweater? It’s 13-year-old Gerald Ford, in front of his childhood home in Grand Rapids (here’s a larger view). Ford wasn’t much of a president, but it turns out he wore a lot of uniforms over . . . → Read More: Dead Presidents (Or, NYC to Ford:
Drop Dead Nice Uni!)
Consider the humble shoelace. Or better yet, let reader John Muir consider it for you:
Look at this picture of Marc Savard in Boston’s home uniform, complete with yellow laces. In the background is Tampa’s Brad Richards, with the standard white laces.
There’s something clean and beautiful about both players’ laces in that photo. . . . → Read More: Lace-ism