Sunday Morning Uni Watch

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Remember how stoked I was for Rutgers to wear sleeves? Well, it helps when everyone plays along. What you see above is QB Johnny Langan, who had his long sleeves altered to short sleeves. *Sigh*

Now, the rest of the team seemed to . . . → Read More: Sunday Morning Uni Watch

NCAA Costume Ball (And It's Not Even Hallowe'en!)

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It’s that time of year — around the third weekend in October — when NCAA teams, now smack dab in the midst of the celebration of the college football’s 150th Anniversary, begin to really start breaking out the costumes. Some of these are good — some are . . . → Read More: NCAA Costume Ball (And It’s Not Even Hallowe’en!)

San Diego or Bust: Help Me Cover the Padres’ Unveiling

Last week I mentioned that the Padres had invited me to the unveiling of their new brown uniforms on Nov. 9, and I asked if any editors would like to send me to San Diego so I could cover the event for them. I had a few nibbles, but nothing came of them. So . . . → Read More: San Diego or Bust: Help Me Cover the Padres’ Uni Unveiling

A Close Look at Soccer Officials’ Patches

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from our own Jamie Rathjen, who’s going to delve into the topic of soccer officials’ patches. Enjoy. — PL]

By Jamie Rathjen

Soccer is played throughout the world, with each country developing its own peculiar habits and protocols. Case in point: the identifying patches worn by . . . → Read More: A Close Look at Soccer Officials’ Patches