The 'Uniforms' of Professional Wrestling

[Editor’s Note: I’d originally hoped to run this article during Paul’s August sabbatical, but due to space limitations, it got bumped. I’m running it today. The review of the new Winnipeg Jets third sweater follows. Enjoy — PH]

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Today we’ll check out a subject . . . → Read More: The ‘Uniforms’ of Professional Wrestling

Taking Wrestling Down to a Very Small Scale

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Ross Bendik, who’s going to enlighten us about his very unusual uni-centric hobby. Enjoy. — PL]

By Ross Bendik

My father is a big fan of the aesthetics of sports uniforms. In the Uni Watch vernacular, he definitely Gets It™. From a very early age, I . . . → Read More: Taking Wrestling Down to a Very Small Scale

Shouldn’t They All Be Hitting Each Other With Their Sticks or Something Like That?

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I don’t care even a little bit about professional wrestling. Never have. But occasionally — or maybe just yesterday, because I don’t think it’s ever happened before — something comes across my field of vision that’s (a) wrestling-related and (b) awesome.

That’s the case with the tabletop . . . → Read More: Shouldn’t They All Be Hitting Each Other With Their Sticks or Something Like That?

The World's Oldest Sport

By Phil Hecken

As the Olympics move into their second and final week, we have a couple more looks at the uniforms worn in various disciplines. Today’s Olympic Correspondent is Mark Boothby, who takes a look at a sport that has been in the Olympics since before there was even a modern Olympics, tracing . . . → Read More: The World’s Oldest Sport