I recently received a note from a guy named Harrison Hall (that’s him at right), who has an interesting hobby: He collects game-used NBA armbands, which he documents on an Instagram account that he shares with a friend and fellow collector.
I watched the Super Bowl at the home of my friend Sujan, who was having a party. So I was eating, drinking, and yakking with various people while trying to keep one eye on the game — you know how it is. At one point I glanced up at the TV and saw Patriots . . . → Read More: The Nose Knows: A Look at Smelling Salts in Sports
Last night’s loss to the Eagles was the latest evidence that the Giants really suck again this year. They’re not just bad — they’re boring (a pretty neat trick when you have playmakers like Beckham and Barkley), which is another way of saying they’ve become unwatchable. So . . . → Read More: Taking It on the Chin
The Phillies wore their cream alternates with the blue headwear yesterday. They’ve been wearing that alternate uni design since 2008 — a full decade — but yesterday was different. It was the first time they’ve ever worn it for a night game. And the reason for that uniform anomaly is rooted in another uniform . . . → Read More: Phils Surprise Living Daylights Out of Fans, Wear Cream Alts for Night Game