It Was A Dark And Stormy Night

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OK, maybe not quite stormy, but drizzly anyway.

Since I didn’t have curling last night due to Presidents Week “break,” I was actually able to watch the entire outdoor Stadium Series 2019 game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers at the corporately-named stadium in which the . . . → Read More: It Was A Dark And Stormy Night

Good Uni-Watching Opportunities at Pats’ Parade

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Pretty cool cross-sport moment during the Patriots’ Super Bowl victory parade yesterday, as backup quarterback Danny Etling wore a Larry Bird throwback jersey from Indiana State. Etling grew up in Terre Haute, Ind., where ISU is located, so that’s presumably the story behind the jersey . . . → Read More: Good Uni-Watching Opportunities at Pats’ Parade

The Nose Knows: A Look at Smelling Salts in Sports

I watched the Super Bowl at the home of my friend Sujan, who was having a party. So I was eating, drinking, and yakking with various people while trying to keep one eye on the game — you know how it is. At one point I glanced up at the TV and saw Patriots . . . → Read More: The Nose Knows: A Look at Smelling Salts in Sports

Monday Morning Uni Watch, Super Bowl Edition

Well, at least the Puppy Bowl was good.

Not only was it a boring game, it was a very uni-uneventful game. The most uni-notable player was Rams defensive back Aqib Talib, who had a seriously messed-up sock situation going on (see above).

A few other game notes:

• Speaking of Rams hosiery, wideout/return man . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch, Super Bowl Edition