Big news out of the NFL yesterday, as word came down that October will no longer be breast cancer awareness month beginning in 2017. A little birdie had tipped me off to this one about two months ago but had sworn me to secrecy, so I’m glad the league has now gone public with . . . → Read More: NFL to End Pinktober, Expand Cancer-Awareness Program
As you’ve probably heard by now, Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams, whose mother and aunts died from breast cancer, wanted to keep wearing pink accessories even after Pinktober ended but was told by the league that he can’t because it would violate the league’s uniform policy.
The NFL is taking a lot of abuse . . . → Read More: DeAngelo Williams Paints the NFL Into a Pink Corner
Screen shot by Treg Harris
We’ve seen several NFL officials wearing the wrong number font over the past season and a half. But as you can see above, things were even odder in last night’s Vikings/Packers game, as one of the officials — I’m told it was the line judge . . . → Read More: NNNOB: No Name OR Number on Back
How long until November?
Meanwhile: New ESPN column today — my annual World Series preview.
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By Brinke Guthrie
As you can see above, one of my favorite Collector’s Corner categories ever — those awesome 1970s NHL posters — is back. In addition to the Golden . . . → Read More: What’s Even Worse Than a Purple Uniform?