Around the League for Players Weekend

By John Ekdahl

There’s not much going on in the uni-verse this weekend besides the Players Weekend craziness, so here are some items you may have missed:

Forbes has the complete list of every nickname that will be seen across the league this weekend.

USA Today has photos of all 30 uniforms being . . . → Read More: Around the League for Players Weekend

It Was a Colorful Night in the XLB

By John Ekdahl

As I’m sure everyone was well aware by now, last night began Major League Baseball’s “Players Weekend” event. Billed as being “for the players”, not all of them were in love with it. Brett Gardner of the New York Yankees was one of those players:

“I’m more of an old-school guy, . . . → Read More: It Was a Colorful Night in the XLB

And The Griffins Fauxback Jersey Contest Winner Is...

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through Aug. 25, although Paul is still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally.]

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…John Elbertson.

The Grand Rapids Griffins have . . . → Read More: And The Griffins Fauxback Jersey Contest Winner Is…

Your Griffins Fauxback Jersey Contest Finalists

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through Aug. 25, although Paul is still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally.]

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And now, the penultimate moment in the . . . → Read More: Your Griffins Fauxback Jersey Contest Finalists