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Pieces of Flair: Tom Brady’s Prodigious Patch Prowess

[Editor’s Note: Anthony Emerson, who compiles the Tickers that appear on Fridays and Saturdays, has written a sensational guest entry for us today. Enjoy. — PL]

By Anthony Emerson

Tom Brady is one of the most decorated players in the history of American professional sports. He’s the only player in NFL history to have . . . → Read More: Pieces of Flair: Tom Brady’s Prodigious Patch Prowess

Are You Ready for Some Baseball?

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Paul here, filling in again for Phil, who’s off this weekend.

Grapefruit and Cactus League action got underway in earnest yesterday, and there were several uni-notable aspects of the Yanks/Jays game in Tampa. First, as you can see above, the Blue Jays have added a black armband. . . . → Read More: Are You Ready for Some Baseball?

A Uni Watch Look at Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant died yesterday. I’ll leave it to others to address what he meant on a cultural or historical level, or even on a basketball level. Here at Uni Watch, we’re more concerned with how he fit into the uni-verse and how the uni-verse responded yesterday to his passing, so that’s what we’ll address . . . → Read More: A Uni Watch Look at Kobe Bryant

A Uni Watch Look at the 2019 MLB All-Star Game

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Last night’s MLB All-Star Game turned into a giant uni-borne memorial for recently deceased Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, as all uniformed personnel on both teams wore a black “45” chest patch — Skaggs’s number.

Or at least that was the idea. The “45” patches . . . → Read More: A Uni Watch Look at the 2019 MLB All-Star Game