On Wednesday afternoon I was yakking on the phone with Chicago Tribune sportswriter Phil Thompson, who was interviewing me for this story about the Bulls’ new alternate uniform. The uni design is based on the Chicago flag, and I mentioned to Thompson that the Chicago flag is a particularly strong design that really seems . . . → Read More: DePaul Adds Chicago Flag to New Arena’s Roof
At right are two American flags. The top one is a 48-star flag, which was used from 1912 through 1959; beneath it is the more familiar 50-star flag, which was adopted after Alaska and Hawaii joined the union.
It’s hard to tell the difference between 48 of something and 50 of something, but it’s . . . → Read More: Older Glory: Pats Coordinator Uses Outdated Flag Design
Click to enlarge and see additional players
About five years ago I did an ESPN feature about a mid-1960s minor league baseball team that wore a Confederate battle flag sleeve patch. But I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a college football team that wore the a Confederate flag patch until now.
. . . → Read More: Too Bad Juneteenth Isn’t During Football Season
We all know by now that if an American flag patch or decal applied to the right sleeve or the right side of an object should always have the blue field facing forward, even if it makes the flag look “backwards,” because that’s how the flag would look from that side when advancing forward. . . . → Read More: Right or Left? Right or Wrong?