Some Naming Wrongs Are Wronger Than Others

Word came down last week that the Milwaukee Bucks’ new arena, set to open next month, will be named after an annoyingly spelled financial services company. That was disappointing, but now a new, more alarming wrinkle has emerged.

As The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported yesterday, the Wisconsin state legislature voted last year to give . . . → Read More: Some Naming Wrongs Are Wronger Than Others

Did the Astros Really Have Someone Wearing No. 153?

It’s a long-running joke that the most marginal players in spring training — the ones least likely to make the final roster cut — end up with the highest numbers. Until now, though, I’d never seen a spring training player with a three-digit number.

That screen shot is taken from the Astros’ TV broadcast . . . → Read More: Did the Astros Really Have Someone Wearing No. 153?

Titans Add 20th-Season Helmet Decal

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Paul here, pinch-hitting again for Phil, who has this weekend off. More NFL news yesterday, as the Titans added a helmet decal to commemorate the team’s 20th season under their current moniker.

You may have forgotten (in fact, I had forgotten) that this anniversary . . . → Read More: Titans Add 20th-Season Helmet Decal

Rams to Wear Throwbacks Five Times in 2018

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Paul here, pinch-hitting for Phil, who has this weekend off. Big news yesterday out of L.A., as the Rams announced that they’ll be wearing their royal/yellow throwbacks for an unprecedented five games this season. As you can see in the home jersey schedule outlined above, they’ll wear . . . → Read More: Rams to Wear Throwbacks Five Times in 2018