Olympic Gymnastics Uniforms: An Historical Perspective

[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 may be popping up here occasionally.]

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Uni Watch First Pitches: Simone Biles

In 2018, when I was still with ESPN, I began working on a series of interviews with non-baseball athletes who threw out the first pitch at MLB games. Unfortunately, that project never came to fruition, but last summer I used one of the interviews I had conducted — with skateboarder Tony Hawk, who threw […]

When the ‘Leotard Look’ is very, very good

By Phil Hecken

Paul has an ESPN column today — look here.

Meanwhile: We’re about ready to wrap up the look at Olympics uniforms (kits, singlets, suits, etc.) today with a wonderful (and very thorough) post by my final Olympic Correspondent, Catherine Ryan, who has done a tremendous job on the article that follows. […]

Ball-ology Revisited

A few days ago I discussed how the NBA’s new game ball could have potentially wide-ranging implications for the all teams that have balls depicted in their logos. As you may recall, NBA VP Christopher Arena said he didn’t anticipate any immediate logo changes, and he provided a good historical antecedent:

If you […]