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Views from the Elysian Fields: The Hubertushirschen of NBA Jersey Sponsorship

By Morris Levin

“The Hubertushirschen of NBA Jersey Sponsorship”

The photograph above is of Bundesliga Eintracht Braunschweig players in 1973. (The team has since been relegated, and plays in the 2. Fußball-Bundesliga.) The players are wearing the team jersey featuring the club crest, changed that year to resemble the brand logo of Jägermeister, the . . . → Read More: Views from the Elysian Fields: The Hubertushirschen of NBA Jersey Sponsorship

Views from Elysian Fields: What if I take my problem to the United Nations?

By Morris Levin

“Views from Elysian Fields: What if I take my problem to the United Nations?”

The International Judo Federation and the Saudi Arabia Olympic Committee reached an agreement this past week by which judoka Wojdan Shaherkani, representing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, may cover her hair during her Women’s Judo +78kg Olympic . . . → Read More: Views from Elysian Fields: What if I take my problem to the United Nations?

Views From Elysian Fields: U.S. Baseball at the Olympics

By Morris Levin

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games open tonight in London. The International Olympic Committee voted to displace baseball from the Games in a 2005 vote, and the 2008 Beijing games were the last for the sport at the Olympics.

In honor of the opening of the Games, and with respect to baseball’s . . . → Read More: Views From Elysian Fields: U.S. Baseball at the Olympics

The Stars Come Out in Philly

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By Phil Hecken

I had planned on a mellow column for today, it being the holiest of holy days (Masters Sunday, dontcha know), but earlier this week I was contacted by my buddy, Morris Levin, who asked if he could pen a column about a very special event taking . . . → Read More: The Stars Come Out in Philly