Monday Morning Uni Watch (and the NBA Season Preview!)

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A feast for the eyes yesterday in Chicago, as the Bears wore their 1930s throwbacks against the Packers (additional photos here and here). You know I can’t get enough of those striped socks:

Here’s how it looked in […]

Monday Morning Uni Watch

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Good morning, and happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day! Hope everyone had a good weekend.

Now then: My favorite visual moment from yesterday’s slate of NFL games took place in London, where the Falcons apparently forgot to bring their kicker’s net, so they created a makeshift version out of […]

Dissecting the 1980-81 Monday Night Football Calendar

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Good Saturday morning, Uni Watchers — the weekend is here. We made it.

I’m sure many of you are too young to remember the early days of Monday Night Football — but it was some kind of event, even way back at its inception. And the booth […]

Period Piece, Revisited

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Nearly four years ago, I wrote a piece about how some NFL teams use a period after the “Jr” or “Sr” in NOBs that include those generational suffixes, while other teams don’t include the period. Now reader Sam Olmstead […]