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None More Black: Oregon Had ‘Soul Brother’ Mascot in ’71

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I forgot to say this yesterday, so I’ll say it today: Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be safe and well.

Now then: Have you ever seen the mascot illustrations shown above, depicting a Black, Afro-clad version of the Oregon Ducks’ familiar . . . → Read More: None More Black: Oregon Had ‘Soul Brother’ Mascot in ’71

Does Nike’s New Running Shoe Create an Unfair Advantage?

Hey there. Remember me?

First and foremost, please join me in thanking Alex, Mike, and Phil for keeping the Uni Watch world spinning while I was away on vacation. They did a great job, and I’m lucky — check that, we’re all lucky — to have such a great team on board here. Thanks, guys.

. . . → Read More: Does Nike’s New Running Shoe Create an Unfair Advantage?

Logo a No-Go

The guy carrying the ball in the photo shown above is David Pocock, captain of the Western Force, a Super Rugby team based in Perth, Australia. Notice anything unusual about him? No logo creep on his shoes! Reader Eric Bangeman explains why:

Pocock is only 23 but is arguably one of Australia’s best players . . . → Read More: Logo a No-Go

The Hy Peskin Archives, Vol. 3

Okay, one last batch of beautiful Hy Peskin pics. In previous entries we’ve covered baseball and basketball and football; this time around we’ll cover a range of other sports.

Without futher ado:

• Check out Arnie Palmer with the off-center belt buckle.

• Now that’s a lot of club head covers.

• One of . . . → Read More: The Hy Peskin Archives, Vol. 3