While Paul's Away the Purple Will Play

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul is still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally.]

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Mother’s Day Recap Becomes Cap Logo Obsession

The video embedded above pretty well captures the absurdity of yesterday’s MLB Ma’s Day uniforms. This year, thankfully, they didn’t go with pink-trimmed jerseys, but that just made all the other pink attire (caps, undershirts, socks, cleats, and various accessories) stand out in higher relief, because it didn’t match the teams’ color schemes. The . . . → Read More: Mother’s Day Recap Becomes Cap Logo Obsession

A (Not So) Sticky Situation

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By Phil Hecken

I hadn’t intended to be writing about the NCAA today, since today is Opening Day Night in baseball — and tomorrow the greatest day in sports — but a very noticeable uniform snafu for Michigan State occurred last night. All started well for Sparty, who began the game with . . . → Read More: A (Not So) Sticky Situation

Birds on a Bat - An Interview with Gary Kodner, St. Louis Cardinals Designer

By Phil Hecken

Today I have another really special article for you fine readers. Like many guests whose stories I feature on here, the story of this began with a simple e-mail following a different guest writer’s article. This one stemmed from a recent post on the controversy over the “pointed W” on the . . . → Read More: Birds on a Bat – An Interview with Gary Kodner, St. Louis Cardinals Designer