Did the Canucks Mess Up Their Classic ‘V’ Throwback?

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[Editor’s Note: As reported in yesterday’s Ticker, the Canucks will wear “flying V” throwback jerseys for tomorrow night’s pregame skate. With that in mind, we have a guest entry on that topic by the pseudonymous Wafflebored. Enjoy. — PL]

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The Vancouver Canucks caused a bit . . . → Read More: Did the Canucks Mess Up Their Classic ‘V’ Throwback?

Utes, Owls & Bears 'Throwing Back' Today

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As you’re all aware, this year marks the 150th Anniversary of the first ever college football game, played between Princeton and Rutgers, and throughout the season, teams have marked the occasion by wearing the ubiquitous “150” patch. Many schools have taken the opportunity to introduce fauxbacks or . . . → Read More: Utes, Owls & Bears ‘Throwing Back’ Today

Some Thoughts About the Bears’ Throwbacks

Earlier this week I mentioned that a group of Bears players and the team’s chairman, George McCaskey, had posted a two-minute video statement about the uncomfortable history of the uniforms that served as the basis for this Sunday’s 1936 throwbacks. (If you haven’t seen it already, it’s definitely worth watching. Nothing like it has . . . → Read More: Some Thoughts About the Bears’ Throwbacks

Kings Reveal Gretzky-Era Throwback

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Yesterday we had news of two NBA teams with new throwbacks. Now the NHL is getting into the retro act, as the Kings announced (complete with an apostrophe catastrophe, sigh) that they’ll be reviving their Gretzky-era design for two games this season — on Feb. 22, as . . . → Read More: Kings Reveal Gretzky-Era Throwback