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By Phil Hecken, with Jimmer Vilk
Quick story: I spent a semester (“J-Term” actually) in England during January of 1987; being Americans, we were used to “our” sports, and were of course somewhat surprised at the TV offerings when we arrived across the pond (remember, Al Gore hadn’t yet invented the Internet, . . . → Read More: It’s T20 Time
Life is always full of tragedy. But there are some tragedies that transcend the ordinary and become part of our larger collective consciousness. Sports uniforms, oddly enough, are a good measure of this: If a disaster is big enough to affect uniforms — not just for one team, but for multiple teams, or . . . → Read More: What Is the Proper Response to a Disaster?
[Editor’s Note: Although intern emeritus Vince Grzegorek has moved on to greener pastures, he’s still going to contribute occasional entries — like today’s, for example.]
By Vince Grzegorek A few weeks ago, there was a mention in the Ticker of the Slipstream cycling team’s search for a new uniform for next season. . . . → Read More: Your Guile, My Guile, Our Guile
A couple of Sunday nights ago at about 10 p.m., someone posted a comment that read, “Women’s Nazi Hockey Team.” It linked to the photo shown at right (here’s a larger view). Since Sunday night is a low-traffic period for the site, nobody responded and the whole thing passed unnoticed.
Coupla things here: First . . . → Read More: And Look, There’s a Young Marge Schott in the Front Row