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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A Vested Interest in a Small Reds Detail

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Twitter-er @BlandinoFlow visited the Reds Hall of Fame at the team’s stadium the other day and posted a bunch of photos from the Hall’s current uni-centric “Reds Threads” exhibit. One of those photos — the one shown above — caught my eye and ended . . . → Read More: A Vested Interest in a Small Reds Detail

Uni Watch Show and Tell: A Box of Stuff From Scott

As I recently mentioned here on the site, I’m going to be moving in with the Tugboat Captain at the end of the summer, so I’m going to be deaccessioning a lot of stuff over the next two months. But longtime pal/ally Scott M.X. Turner, who designs our membership cards, Naming Wrong T-shirts, and more, . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Show and Tell: A Box of Stuff From Scott

Nike's Hijab: Empowerment Or Cash Grab?

 

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on vacation and will return to the site on March 9. Today’s content is by assistant editor Alex Hider.]

By Alex Hider

Nike announced yesterday that it will begin selling Muslim headscarves for female athletes. The “Pro Hijab” will reportedly be made of light, stretchy polyester. Tiny holes in . . . → Read More: Nike’s Hijab: Empowerment Or Cash Grab?