It was an all-Mountain State affair last night in San Diego, as Marshall and West Virginia faced off in the second round of the NCAA tourney. And there was a special guest on hand: West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, who made the 2,000-mile trip to . . . → Read More: Who Needs a Frankenjersey When You Have a Frankenblazer?
Phil had a one-sentence item in yesterday’s Ticker that I want to expand upon today, namely the news that Providence coach Ed Cooley split his pants during Saturday night’s Big East championship game against Villanova and had to use a Gatorade towel as a makeshift fig leaf. . . . → Read More: A Brief History of Pants-Splitting
Here's New Boston being introduced … in Ohio uniforms? Due to a mixup, the Tigers are wearing Bobcats jerseys in the game. Both New Boston and South Webster brought white jerseys to The Convo. An interesting sight! (Love the handshakes in the intro!) pic.twitter.com/oSwJUmhgvI
On Wednesday afternoon I was yakking on the phone with Chicago Tribune sportswriter Phil Thompson, who was interviewing me for this story about the Bulls’ new alternate uniform. The uni design is based on the Chicago flag, and I mentioned to Thompson that the Chicago flag is a particularly strong design that really seems . . . → Read More: DePaul Adds Chicago Flag to New Arena’s Roof