All They Needed Was a Red, White, and Blue Ball

Really fun game last night in Memphis, as the Grizzlies debuted their Memphis Sounds throwbacks. I love it when the old ABA designs get resurrected, and I also like it when teams wear throwbacks from other franchises that played in their city. As a bonus the Grizzlies opted to go with the road version . . . → Read More: All They Needed Was a Red, White, and Blue Ball

A Major St. Paddy’s Day Historical Find

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on Monday, which means teams from around the sports world will be wearing green. Many of you probably know that this gimmick-turned-tradition was pioneered by the Cincinnati Reds, who wore green-trimmed uniforms for a spring training game in 1978. But did you know that another pro sports team . . . → Read More: A Major St. Paddy’s Day Historical Find

Auction Action, Hardcourt Edition

As you may have noticed over in the left sidebar, our friends at Grey Flannel Auctions are running their annual NBA Hall of Fame catalog auction. As usual, a bunch of their offerings have caught my eye. Here are the highlights:

• Oh baby, it just doesn’t get any better than this spectacular Minnesota . . . → Read More: Auction Action, Hardcourt Edition

The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh...kinda

By Phil Hecken

With the NBA tipping off a short while ago, and the college basketball season kicking off last evening, (and if you missed Paul’s ESPN College Hoops Preview, click here), it’s time to devote at least one column this fall to hoops. And of course, when I think of the NBA, the . . . → Read More: The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh…kinda