Views From Elysian Fields: U.S. Baseball at the Olympics

By Morris Levin

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games open tonight in London. The International Olympic Committee voted to displace baseball from the Games in a 2005 vote, and the 2008 Beijing games were the last for the sport at the Olympics.

In honor of the opening of the Games, and with respect to baseball’s . . . → Read More: Views From Elysian Fields: U.S. Baseball at the Olympics

Gold Golden Gophers

By Phil Hecken

Paul has an ESPN column today — here’s the link.

A quick break from the Olympics as the main article — So we have a short lede, brought to us by everyone’s favorite whiffleball playing Gopher-loving sexagenarian…

Gold Golden Gophers… By Rick Pearson

Early in the doubleknit era, the Minnesota Golden . . . → Read More: Gold Golden Gophers

Olympic Tennis at the Big W

By Phil Hecken

Moving forward in our Olympic uniform coverage, I’m pleased to present a new collaborator for the boards, Stephanie Suarez, who (like about three of us — Brinke and myself come to mind) is a big tennis fan. So Steph will be handling the kits (outfits) that the players will be wearing . . . → Read More: Olympic Tennis at the Big W

Are You Ready for Some Football?

By Phil Hecken

As promised, Uni Watch strives to bring out the best of the Olympics, and today we begin our journey into the Games. Sadly, there hasn’t been much positive press coming out of London, where the Games of the XXXth Olympiad are being hosted (tis actually the third time London has played . . . → Read More: Are You Ready for Some Football?