At the recent Uni Watch party in San Francisco, I met reader Al Cummings, who mentioned that his daughter works as a colorist for a major sportswear company. I said I’d be very interested in interviewing her, so he promised to point her in my direction. Sure enough, a few days later I got . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Profiles: P.K. Cummings
After all the hassles caused by the Nike-pox sleeves last season, I’ve been wondering if they’d be back this year. I hadn’t seen any sign of them in spring training until yesterday, when I noticed this photo. Then I remembered how much Carlos Beltran loves the dotted sleeves (he always wears them), so I . . . → Read More: I’m So Happy About the Site Being Back to Normal, I’m Even Saying Good Things About Nike
By Vince Grzegorek
Browsing through one of the free weeklies in Cleveland the other day, I saw this little tidbit from News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: “About one-fifth of professional rodeo bull riders have given up their cowboy hats and now wear modified hockey helmets with face masks because of the prevalence . . . → Read More: Buckin’ The Trend: I’m Gonna Need a
The term we all hear tossed around this time of year is “pitchers and catchers,” but let’s be honest: The catchers are mostly incidental. The only reason they’re there is that the pitchers need someone to throw to. Or as Casey Stengel famously put it, “You gotta have a catcher, otherwise you’re gonna have . . . → Read More: If Ron Hodges Could Do It, How Hard Could It Be?