Monday Morning Uni Watch

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Good morning! The Bears wore their much-discussed 1936 throwbacks yesterday. Since they were wearing white at home, the Vikings wore purple — the first time they’ve ever done so at Soldier Field. Lots of additional photos here, here, and here.

In case you missed it last week, . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch

Sunday Morning Uni Watch

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I’m gonna be honest, folks — I didn’t watch a lot of football yesterday — this was due in part to my closing down the summer place and the start of the fall curling season. One game I did watch, however, was the . . . → Read More: Sunday Morning Uni Watch

A Look At Some Old Time College Baseball

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Today we continue with some posts that I’d hoped to run during Paul’s August sabbatical, but just simply didn’t have time to get to. I think you’ll like this one — well, if you’re like me and you love old time photos, old time . . . → Read More: A Look At Some Old Time College Baseball

Some Thoughts About the Bears’ Throwbacks

Earlier this week I mentioned that a group of Bears players and the team’s chairman, George McCaskey, had posted a two-minute video statement about the uncomfortable history of the uniforms that served as the basis for this Sunday’s 1936 throwbacks. (If you haven’t seen it already, it’s definitely worth watching. Nothing like it has . . . → Read More: Some Thoughts About the Bears’ Throwbacks