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Untold Uni Story: The Day the Colts Had Two Greg Landrys

Hmmm, what’s going on here? Did the Colts find a way to clone backup quarterback Greg Landry during a 1980 game against the Jets at Shea Stadium? Nope, but it’s …

Dodgers Rookie Has Dirty-Uni Night for the Ages

There was an amusing incident on the fourth pitch of last night’s Mets/Dodgers game, as Dodgers rookie first baseman Matt Beaty fell into the stands while attempting to catch a …

Sneaker Blowout Becomes Corporate Theater

Click to enlarge Surreal moment in the opening minute of last night’s UNC/Duke game, as Duke forward Zion Williamson — widely assumed to be the first pick in the 2019 …

A Brief History of Pants-Splitting

Click to enlarge Phil had a one-sentence item in yesterday’s Ticker that I want to expand upon today, namely the news that Providence coach Ed Cooley split his pants during …

Time for the Annual College Hoops Preview

Click to enlarge Don’t look now, but the college basketball season begins this Friday. That means it’s time for the annual Uni Watch College Hoops Season Preview, which will have …

NBA Season Off to Rip-Roaring Start

It didn’t take long for the new NBA season to have a uni-notable moment, as LeBron James suffered a ripped jersey during last night’s Cavs/Celtics season opener. As you can …

Organ Grinder

On the Fourth of July, as I was walking to the corner gas station to get some ice for the party I was hosting that afternoon, I saw that someone …

NO SALE! Meet Uni Watch’s Public Enemy #1

Click to enlarge — image credit: Corey Dieteman By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken If you hadn’t heard, the Chicago White Sox were scheduled to wear their 1976 “Leisure Suit” Throwbacks …

That’ll Leave A Mark

Back when I was doing the weekly columns over the summer, I had put out the call for reader requests and submissions, and I did receive a few that I …

Giving New Meaning to the Term ‘Wardrobe Malfunction’

Bizarre scene last night in San Antonio, as Spurs guard Manu Ginóbili’s left sneaker gave out (or, in the somewhat hyperbolic parlance of the broadcasters in the video shown above, …

What a Rip-Off!

. I should have had this for yesterday’s entry, but nobody had brought it to my attention: Right at the start of Monday night’s 76ers/Clippers game, Sixers guard Tony Wroten …

Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting

Click photos to enlarge As you can see above, Elton Brand of the Sixers was getting his grunge on last night. Those very nice screen shots (you can even see …

Monday Morning Uni Watch

. Weird day in the NFL yesterday — almost nothing uni-notable to speak of except for Jermaine Gresham’s torn jersey, shown above. I realize that’s the kind of photo that …

The Shirt Off His Back

The photo you see above (which, like all the photos in today’s entry, you can click to access a larger version) is what was left of David Freese’s jersey after …

That Sew-and-Sew

Giants equipment manager Joe Skiba is shaping up as the NFL’s seamstress tailor of the year. A few weeks ago he sewed up a gash in Ahmad Bradshaw’s pants, and …