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In Which a Million Frat Boys Suddenly Become Interested in Bobsledding

As we’re always being told, the key to athletic success is to remain focused — despite the crowds, despite the pressure, despite the excitement. Or, in the case of British …

Thank God That’s Over With (or: Only 41 Days to Pitchers and Catchers)

Man, ya think the BCS logo decal on Alabama’s helmet last night was big enough? It was freakin’ huge. It looked smaller on the Texas helmets, but I think that’s …

Monday Morning Uni Watch

The weather is getting colder, which means we’re once again seeing lots of helmet decal problems. The poster boy for this phenomenon yesterday was Lance Briggs, whose “C” was flapping …

Winter Classic

[Editor’s Note: As many of you know, I’m a huge fan of the writings of Dave “Large” Larzelere, which appear daily on the No Mas blog. He e-mailed me during …

Mo day Mor i g U i Watch

Anyone got a spare n? That was the question yesterday in Buffalo, where Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw spent most of the game with only a partial logo on the …

Monday Morning Uni Watch

What’s been the biggest change in pro football over the past 30 years? A lot of things come to mind: modern training methods, the increased size of linemen, the overall …

‘C’ Span (Or: Wishbone Offense)

Okay, it’s official: The Bears have a serious problem with their helmet decals. It’s been brewing for a couple of seasons now, as the occasional player has shown up with …

Monday Morning Uni Watch

Big uni-related story in the NFL yesterday was the range of Sean Taylor memorials. Here’s a quick rundown: • The Redskins wore a “21” jersey patch. The Redskins’ coaching staff …

Blue ’Plate Special

It was another one of those Uni Watch red-alert moments last night, as about a dozen readers e-mailed me all at once and another half-dozen or so posted all at …

Monday Morning Uni Watch

I didn’t intend to use the same headline for the third consecutive Monday, but it’s not often that a simple mid-season NFL gameday offers as many uni-related observations as yesterday …

55 Sullivan Place

HBO’s Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts Of Flatbush debuted last Wednesday, but I was in St. Louis at the time and didn’t get around to seeing it until Saturday. Aside from …

Stars and Stripes Forever for Nine Innings for, uh, as Long as It Sticks There

New ESPN column today, and it’s a doozy — here’s the link. Meanwhile: Does fabric adhesive not stick as well to polyester as it does to wool? That’s the obvious …

Uni Watch Middle East Report

From time to time we’ve discussed uni-related issues of trademark infringement and protection. But policing your trademark in lawsuit-happy America is one thing — doing it in a far-off land, …

Clothing Swap

I had a houseguest over the weekend and barely touched my computer, so I’m a day late in covering the details of the weekend’s big uni-related story. With apologies to …

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men Uniforms

For years — long before I came up with the idea for Uni Watch — my favorite spot at the Baseball Hall of Fame was the third floor, where they …