One of the Greatest Uni-Centric Videos Ever

Way back on Sept. 3, one of my Twitter followers, Forest Lawrenceton, pointed me toward a YouTube video called “Milwaukee Bucks Uniforms — The Theory of Everything, Vol. 1.” The video is 15 minutes long, and I didn’t have time to watch the whole thing right away, so I kept the video in an . . . → Read More: One of the Greatest Uni-Centric Videos Ever

Uni Watch Show & Tell: A Wooden Utensil Catalog

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As I think most of you know by now, I love vintage salesman sample catalogs. Soon after I scored the gig at Sports Illustrated, I treated myself (oops) to a new one — a 1939 beauty from the Hardwood Products Co., . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Show & Tell: A Wooden Utensil Catalog

False Start: How My Very Short Time at Sports Illustrated Came to an End

Good morning. I spent most of the weekend going through the five stages of grief (or 25, or 35) about getting the heave-ho from Sports Illustrated, which I’ve found much harder to deal with than when ESPN let me go. I realize that may sound surprising, given that I’d been with ESPN for nearly . . . → Read More: False Start: My Very Short Time at Sports Illustrated

Fun While It Lasted: Uni Watch/SI Partnership Goes Kablooey After 7 Weeks

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Quick quiz: How many writers have had the distinction of being laid off by ESPN and Sports Illustrated in the same calendar year?

Hint: At least one!

This decision has nothing to do with me and everything to do with the current state of the journalism biz, which is something I’ve been telling . . . → Read More: Fun While It Lasted: Uni Watch/SI Partnership Goes Kablooey After 7 Weeks