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Category: Open Thread

Sunday Open Thread

Am I the only one bored to tears by the “No. 1 jersey” ritual? It’s essentially the same damn photo again and again — so scripted, so predictable. Zzzzzzzz.

Saturday Open Thread

Oregon State unveiled their new football uniforms yesterday and they are, um, interesting. According to the FAQ section about the new uniforms on the university’s web site, current players who …

Sunday Open Thread

Scarlet fever yesterday in Toronto, where the Nets wore their red alternates and revived their red playoff socks (additional pics here, here, and here). Plus virtually everyone in the crowd …

Sunday Open Thread

The Cy Young Award looks so totally cool, no? One of my favorite-looking trophies. It was presented to Johan Santana last night.

Saturday Open Thread

Bottom of the 6th during last night’s Mets/Nationals game. A bit of stunned silence in the WFAN radio booth, and then this from Mets broadcaster Tom McCarthy: “They’re just showing …

Sunday Open Thread

(Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images) Quite a spectacle last night in San Diego, where the Padres broke out their desert camouflage uniforms and the Rockies wore their purple tops (additional …

Saturday Open Thread

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Ah, the pageantry of Opening Day. Paul Byrd was one strike away from making it an official game when the Indians/Mariners contest was officially snowed …

Sunday Open Thread

(Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images) Those Civil Rights Game uniforms were really, uh, stirring (additional views here, here, and here, and for those who missed it, our original discussion of …

Saturday Open Thread

(AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy) Manny’s baggy pants have reeeeeaaaaaally gotten out of hand. Meanwhile: No more snood!

Sunday Open Thread

It’s bad enough for rough, tough rugby player to wear pink. It’s even worse to wear pink while you’ve got the word “Orange” emblazoned on your chest.

Saturday Open Thread

Looks like Jason Cromer was wearing his stirrups backwards (higher opening in the front, instead of in the back) yesterday.

Sunday Open Thread

The Dodgers were one of many MLB teams that wore green caps and/or jerseys yesterday. Others included the Phillies, Red Sox, Royals, Mariners, White Sox, Padres, Cubs, Pirates, Braves, Cardinals, …

Saturday Open Thread

Heads up: That’s Guy Martino of Kennedy High in Cedar Rapids, playing in the Iowa state tourney (with thanks to Jesse Gavin, who also notes that Martino’s teammate Eric Schultz …

Sunday Open Thread

(AP Photo/Mike Carlson) Associate Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito donned a Devil Rays jersey and flag-adorned cap to toss out the first pitch before yesterday’s Rays/Phils game. Unsurprisingly, he’s a …

Saturday Open Thread

(Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images) Here’s Shaq modeling the Heat’s special “Noche Latina” uniforms last night. Additional pics here, here, here, and here, and there’s a full explanation here.