Chicks with Sticks

[Editor’s Note: Today’s entry marks the weekday-entry debut of bench coach Phil Hecken. Please join me in giving him a hand. I’ll rejoin you down at the Ticker. — PL]

By Phil Hecken

One of the more underappreciated and overlooked sports in the United States is field hockey. Although played by both men and . . . → Read More: Chicks with Sticks

The National Pastime, as Captured by the National Magazine

Time to continue our look through the Life photo archives, this time focusing exclusively on baseball. Just like last time, I’m linking to smaller versions of the pics so you can see the captions, but you should click on each photo to see the larger versions. Let’s get started:

• Here’s Stan the Man . . . → Read More: The National Pastime, as Captured by the National Magazine

Monday Morning Uni Watch

I could be wrong about this, but I’m fairly certain I’ve never been the victim of a wedgie. I suppose there could possibly have been a summer camp incident so dreadful that I’ve blocked it out of my memory banks, but I don’t think so. In the long catalog of life’s indignities, I believe . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch

Farvä´l Annika

So long. Farewell. Bye-Bye.

In case you missed it — and judging by the number of posts Uni Watch gets on women’s professional golf, you did — Annika Sorenstam concluded her golfing career on Friday, after the second round of the LPGA ADT Championship at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, . . . → Read More: Farvä´l Annika