A Uni Watch Look at Don Maynard

Click to enlarge

Pro Football Hall of Famer Don Maynard died yesterday. I saw him play during the tail end of his career in the early 1970s, when I was just starting to watch football as a kid, and even then I spotted the uni-notable thing about him: He never […]

DIY Helmets and a WFL History Lesson

Click to enlarge

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

I’m joined today by a longtime Uni Watch favorite, Leo Strawn, Jr., who has graced these pages with many great things, including some terrific DIY projects (although he may be better known these days as the guy who gets a lot of “Too Good For […]

Gene Sanny’s Amazing WFL Electric Football Project

By Phil Hecken

A couple weeks ago, in the ticker, there was a link to uni watcher Gene Sanny and his electronic football projects, which (as you’re about to see) are tremendous.

The Ticker item (May 27th) read as follows:

Gene Sanny has spent the past 10 months creating what he believes to […]

Wrapping Up The WFL Contest

By Phil Hecken, with Aaron Johnson

As promised, this Saturday we’re wrapping up the WFL contest, which took place during the end of the summer and in which we asked readers to submit designs for WFL teams, if they were still playing today, 40 years after the league began its all-too-brief life.

As you’ve undoubtedly […]