Earlier this year we had a minor league team doing a deaf-awareness promotion with American Sign Language jerseys. Now we have something similar on the major league level, as the Orioles announced yesterday that they’ll wear Braille-lettered jerseys on Sept. 18 for a promotion celebrating the National . . . → Read More: Orioles to Wear MLB’s First-Ever Braille Jerseys
Last Thursday I wrote about some issues regarding hyphenated NOBs. Now we have NBA rookie Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who was drafted last week by the Hornets and then immediately traded to the Clippers, who yesterday assigned him No. 2 and gave him his first jersey. His NOB — 17 letters plus the hyphen — is . . . → Read More: Behold the Longest NOB in NBA History
That sound you heard in the background yesterday was about half of the civilized world noticing that Saudi Arabia player Salem Al-Dawsari was playing with an upside-down “8” in Saudis’ World Cup opening-round match against Russia. (Rumors that the first person to notice was Uni Watch reader Jason Hillyer’s son, Jameson, who noticed the . . . → Read More: World Cup Off to a Uni-Riffic Start
In case you hadn’t heard, the Seahawks picked linebacker Shaquem Griffin in the fifth round of the NFL draft. That move will reunite him with his twin brother, cornerback Shaquill Griffin, who was drafted by Seattle a year earlier.