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

What’s Black and White and Wet All Over? NHL Unveils All-Star Jerseys

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The NHL unveiled its All-Star jerseys yesterday. The good news is that, for the first time, players will wear jerseys with their regular team crests — much better than wearing league or conference logos. The bad news is that the color palette will consist exclusively of black . . . → Read More: What’s Black and White and Wet All Over? NHL Unveils All-Star Jerseys

A Picture Worth a Few Hundred Words

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Sometimes you come across an old photo that’s so mind-blowing, and is packed with so much uni-related goodness, that it merits its own blog entry all by itself.

That’s the case with this 1980s shot of former Flyers great Bobby Clarke and Soviet goaltending legend Vladislav Tretiak . . . → Read More: A Picture Worth a Few Hundred Words