Daytona 500 Preview

[Editor’s Note: With the Daytona 500 set for this Sunday, today we have a guest entry from Joseph Dawisha, who’s going to bring us up to date on the new paint schemes in this year’s race. ”” PL]

By Joseph Dawisha

A new era in NASCAR will begin this Sunday with the 59th running . . . → Read More: Daytona 500 Preview

Salty Brings His Road Show to Toronto

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Jarrod Saltalamacchia and his MLB-record 14-letter surname are in Blue Jays camp this spring. As you can see, the Jays are taking the around-the-world approach to his NOB.

Toronto is Salty’s seventh big league team. How have the other six handled his prodigious NOB? Let’s take a . . . → Read More: Salty Brings His Road Show to Toronto

Uni Watch History Lesson: When Rimas Kurtinaitis Wore a Plain Jersey in the 1989 Three Point Shootout

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Yesterday’s Ticker had an item about Craig Hodges competing in the 1993 NBA Three Point Shootout while wearing a generic NBA jersey, because he was a free agent at the time. But he’s not the only player to have worn a non-team jersey in the Shootout. . . . → Read More: Uni Watch History Lesson: When Rimas Kurtinaitis Wore a Plain Jersey in the 1989 Three Point Shootout

Uni Watch Bookshelf: ‘The Official Treasures of the NFL’

I don’t think of myself as being particularly scavenger-y, but I do seem to have pretty good luck finding things that other people leave out on the street. A paella pan, a sweater, a nice pair of chukka boots, a pair of hiking boots, the pair of sneakers I use for my daily bike . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Bookshelf: ‘The Official Treasures of the NFL’