A Giant Among Equipment Directors

Last Friday afternoon I made a quick trip out to Giants Stadium, where Jints equipment director Joe Skiba wanted to show me the new Schutt XP helmets he’d gotten in. That’s the XP on right (with a Schutt Air Advantage on the left, for comparison) here and here, with an interior comparison here.

Personally, . . . → Read More: A Giant Among Equipment Directors

Monday Morning Uni Watch

Very uni-unusual day in college football on Saturday, with all sorts of anomalies running rampant on the gridiron. Let’s start with Notre Dame’s 1977 throwbacks. Personally, I prefer this green-and-gold combo better than the one they wore on Saturday. But oh, those sock stripes — you know I loved those, although it was distressing . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch

Sunday Open Thread

Here’s a question: If an Oklahoma State football player in an orange uniform falls into a pylon, does anybody notice?

Another big day in college football otherwise, with Oregon going all white, Pitt going all blue, West Virginia going with gold tops, and Notre Dame giving a uni shout-out to Billy Beane.

More tomorrow . . . → Read More: Sunday Open Thread

Saturday Open Thread

After I got over the initial shock of looking at Zalgiris Kaunas’ uniforms (that’s the team name, not the player, for those who were curious), the first thing I thought of was this, immediately followed by this (just for the color, not for the exact sign). And then I started looking at the strange . . . → Read More: Saturday Open Thread