World Cup Off to a Uni-Riffic Start

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

Jackie Robinson Day Recap

Yesterday was Jackie Day. As usual, all MLB uniformed personnel wore No. 42. I know some of you don’t like that, but I love it. Just for one day, everything looks like we’re in an alternate reality. Sure, the broadcasters hate it, but for me that’s part of the fun. I enjoy the weirdness . . . → Read More: Jackie Robinson Day Recap

Numbers Game

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Back in the fall I received an interesting note from reader Scott Crawford, as follows:

I was watching the highlights for the Georgia’s recent win over Tennessee. One of the video clips showed Georgia running back Sony Michel, who wears No. 1 [as seen above], running over . . . → Read More: Numbers Game

The Thick and the Thin of Saints History

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The photo shown above was taken during the Saints’ inaugural season, 1967. Take a look at the two players in the center — quarterback Gary Cuozzo and running back Jim Taylor. As you can see, their jersey numbers are much thicker than the ones being worn by . . . → Read More: The Thick and the Thin of Saints History