Which MLB Managers Still Wear a Full Uniform?

In a comment recently posted to the site, reader Robert Brashear said to me, “You might look into whether any [MLB] managers wear a jersey anymore. When’s the last time you saw one? That’s a significant change.”

I immediately countered that managers Dave Roberts (Dodgers) and Luis Rojas (Mets) routinely wear a full uniform. […]

Did Bill Cowher Cause a Change in NFL Officials’ Unis?

Back in 1995, there was a now-famous incident involving Steelers coach Bill Cowher. The Steelers were facing the Vikings, and Vikes kicker Fuad Reveiz missed a field goal attempt during the second quarter. But Pittsburgh was penalized for having 12 men on the field, so Reveiz got a second chance, and this time his […]

Are You Ready for Some Baseball?

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Paul here, filling in again for Phil, who’s off this weekend.

Grapefruit and Cactus League action got underway in earnest yesterday, and there were several uni-notable aspects of the Yanks/Jays game in Tampa. First, as you can see above, the Blue Jays have added a black armband. […]

A Look Back at Mike McCarthy’s Odd Cap/Sharpie Habit

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With former Packers head coach Mike McCarthy heading back to the NFL coaching sidelines after a one-season absence, it’s worth remembering the he had a very odd uni-related quirk: For at least a decade, he was in the habit of wearing a Sharpie tucked […]