Monday Morning Uni Watch

My friends, yesterday marked the end of an era. For the first time this season, every member of the San Diego Chargers was wearing an American flag helmet decal.

Or at least I assume that was the case. One thing I know for sure is that LaDainian Tomlinson was wearing one. No surprise there, . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch

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 once in the comments section. The cause? Jason Strudwick of the Rangers got in a fight and his nameplate came loose during the fisticuffs, . . . → Read More: Blue ’Plate Special

Monday Morning Uni Watch

Well, that was fun while it lasted.

Last Tuesday I agonized over whether I should FedEx an American flag decal to Ladainian Tomlinson (for those who’ve been under a rock, his helmet has been flag-free all season). I never did send it, and now Tomlinson has made the matter moot, because he finally wore . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch

No Friggin’ Lenience

My NFL season-preview column is now up on ESPN — here’s the link.

Meanwhile, let’s talk about the new NFL logo. By now you’ve all seen the new version, which will go into effect next year (and has already inspired several parodies). Let’s examine the changes and some of the league’s stated reasons for . . . → Read More: No Friggin’ Lenience