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Uni Watch mascots Tucker (left) and Caitlin turn 10 years old today — or 56 in feline years. Aside from their steadfast refusal to look at the camera at the same time, they’re pretty damn awesome, and it’s no exaggeration to say that Uni . . . → Read More: Perfect Ten

That’s Pure Gold, I Tell Ya — Gold!

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[Editor’s Note: Back in 2012 I ran an entry about how Marquette dropped its “Warriors” team name in 1994. Today we have a guest entry from Brent B, who has an fascinating story about another chapter in Marquette sports history. ”” PL]

By Brent B

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Sock It to Me: NBA Inks New Hosiery Deal

. Big changes afoot in the NBA (no pun intended), as Stance will become the league’s official sock supplier starting next season. According to this story by my ESPN colleague Darren Rovell, the new socks will go way beyond the basic white and black versions that players have worn in recent years:

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Hardhat Zone

When Mets reliever Alex Torres debuted his new protective cap two weekends ago, lots of people on Twitter said, “Why doesn’t he just wear a helmet like the base coaches?” I responded to such people by saying, “A pitcher’s motion is too herky-jerk. A helmet wouldn’t stay on his head without a chinstrap.”

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