[Deputy Editor’s Note: With Paul now on his August blog-cation a couple days early, today we have a lede from our own Jamie Rathjen, who takes a look at cross-sport numbering systems. I’ll begin my August run starting tomorrow. — PH]
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?