Pharmaceutical Ad Includes Clever Logo-Centric Reference

A TV commercial for an anti-stroke drug called Xarelta, featuring NBA legend Jerry West, began running back in August (see above; it seems to play better in Chrome than in other browsers, at least for me). I’ve seen it a few times but never really paid attention to it until last night, when I . . . → Read More: Pharmaceutical Ad Includes Clever Logo-Centric Reference

Did Tom Brady Try to Stick It to the NFL by Removing the NFL Logo from His Helmet?

Paul here, giving Phil a well-earned weekend break. Yesterday I said the site would be closed for the weekend, but then an interesting story began circulating late in the day yesterday, and I’ve decided to address it here today.

So: While the rest of the world was needlessly obsessing about whether Colin Kaepernick would . . . → Read More: Did Tom Brady Try to Stick It to the NFL by Removing the NFL Logo from His Helmet?

Hats Off To Brooklyn -- Part III

[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.]

By Phil Hecken, with Chance Michaels

Long-time (and even more recent) . . . → Read More: Hats Off To Brooklyn — Part III

Jim Vilk: Would You (or anyone) Wear This?

Happy Groundhog Day! The MLB news just keeps-a-comin’. Okay, one thing at a time:

1. I mentioned last week that Majestic appeared to be adding a mesh panel on the rear shirttail of the new Flex Base jerseys. I hadn’t thought about how this might look on a pinstriped jersey, but now we know:

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