Cool and Unusual Helmets and Uniforms from the Great White North...East

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By Phil Hecken with Leo Strawn, Jr.

Gonna be a (relatively) short post today — just the lede, one sub and ticker — but it’s a great one: Part III of Leo Strawn’s fantastic look-back at the unis and helmets of the Canadian Football League. Hope everyone in the lower 48 (and . . . → Read More: Cool and Unusual Helmets and Uniforms from the Great White North…East

Cool and Unusual Helmets and Uniforms from the Great White North...West

By Phil Hecken, with Leo Strawn, Jr.

Last weekend, as a sub-lede under the “Leo’s World” featurette, I ran a fantastic article/research piece from Leo Strawn (linked below) — which really could have been its own lede (and would have been, had it not been for the timely Warner Wolf piece, which was also . . . → Read More: Cool and Unusual Helmets and Uniforms from the Great White North…West

Are You Ready For Some Football (Up North)?

By Phil Hecken, with Mike Styczen 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”);

It’s football season in Canada, as the Canadian Football League kicks off their 2016 this Thursday night. And this year, after more than a decade of being outfitted by Reebok, the CFL has a new contract with adidas — which means of course…new uniforms. . . . → Read More: Are You Ready For Some Football (Up North)?

Power Ranking the Canadian Cities

By Phil Hecken

A couple weeks ago, Paul ranked the best dressed cities in American sports for ESPN. In the Uni Watch comments that day, it was suggested that a Canadian power ranking might be in order — only it would be up to UW readers to create such a beast. My buddy, Mike . . . → Read More: Power Ranking the Canadian Cities