‘Save Our Shirts’ Campaign Removes Ads from UK Kits

I don’t follow soccer, so I don’t usually write about it either (and on the rare occasions that I do write about it, I almost invariably get something wrong or stumble into some sort of factual error), but there’s something going on in the UK that’s very interesting.

It began last Wednesday, when Huddersfield . . . → Read More: ‘Save Our Shirts’ Campaign Removes Ads from UK Kits

The Story Behind the ‘Mistaken for MAGA’ Article

As you may recall, last month I asked if any of you had stopped wearing your favorite red team ballcaps because you didn’t want them to be mistaken for “Make America Great Again” caps. I’ve now written an article about this phenomenon for the New York Times “Styles” section. It was faaaascinating to work . . . → Read More: The Story Behind the ‘Mistaken for MAGA’ Article

We Are Bum-Ble-Bee: Bucs Throwback To 1979

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Last evening, the Pittsburgh Pirates — clad in their mono-black 1979 throwbacks — hosted the Philadelphia Phillies and celebrated their 1979 World Series winning team. The disco hit “We Are Family” by Sister Sledge was used as the team’s theme song that season.

This is actually not . . . → Read More: We Are Bum-Ble-Bee: Bucs Throwback To 1979

A Detailed Look At The Apollo Program Patches

By Phil Hecken, with Marc Mayntz Follow @PhilHecken !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

50 years ago today, humankind accomplished what was once thought impossible: putting a man on the moon and safely returning him home (actually — it was two men who walked on the moon), with the Apollo Program set in motion years earlier by President . . . → Read More: A Detailed Look At The Apollo Program Patches