Backyard Brawl -- It's On!

By Phil Hecken, with Doug Keklak and Jason Bernard

There’s the “Third Saturday in October”, the “Sunflower Showdown”, and “THE Game” … We have the “Civil War”, the “Border War”, and the “Holy War” … Don’t forget the “Egg Bowl”, the “Iron Bowl”, and the “Tiger Bowl” … Not to mention the “Red River . . . → Read More: Backyard Brawl — It’s On!

Let's Give Thanks for the Simple Things ...

”¦ like, say, uniform numbers that don’t fall off of our jerseys. That’s Amare Stoudemire, whose numero uno pulled a disappearing act in the closing seconds of last night’s Knicks/Bobcats game and became a unique souvenir (here’s a little video clip). As you may recall, this isn’t the first time the league has had . . . → Read More: Let’s Give Thanks for the Simple Things …

Uni Watch Exclusive!: NHL All-Star Uniform Preview

There hasn’t been an NHL All-Star Game in nearly two years (remember, last season’s game was cancelled due to the Olympics). But with this season’s showcase game only two months away, the league still hasn’t announced what the uniforms will look like. And that’s a thornier question than usual this time around, because the . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Exclusive!: NHL All-Star Uniform Preview

I Don't Think Don Draper Worked on Any of These

I recently came across a bunch of old uniform ads from assorted sporting goods brands. I started to add them to the Ticker and thought to myself, “Terry Proctor’s gonna shit when he sees these.” But then I thought, “Hmmm, why not run these by Terry before posting them on the site and get . . . → Read More: I Don’t Think Don Draper Worked on Any of These