We'll Think of Happy Days of Yore

By Phil Hecken

Next in line for Nike’s amateur pacifist costumes is THE Ohio State University (who’ll be playing B1G rival Wisconsin today), and like some of their recent offerings, this one is a fauxback. At first glance it’s not too bad. Unfortunately, first impressions can be deceiving.

The uniform is supposed to be . . . → Read More: We’ll Think of Happy Days of Yore

Molon Labe... or 'Come and Get Them'!

By Phil Hecken

While not THE Game, or the “Civil War” or even the “Red River Rivalry,” today two teams will be battling for Paul Bunyan’s Ax trophy (officially known as the “Paul Bunyan Trophy”) — that’s right, Michigan (ranked 11) and Michigan State (23) will do battle for the Governor’s Trophy. It’s a . . . → Read More: Molon Labe… or ‘Come and Get Them’!

Black and White and (kinda) Red All Over...

By Phil Hecken

There is no surer sign of spring than the first robin … or so the saying goes. So there must be no surer sign of the impending college football season than the introduction of spiffy new football uniforms, including three in the past week by Nike alone — all in their . . . → Read More: Black and White and (kinda) Red All Over…

Using Pro Combat for Good, Not Evil -- Part II(I)

By Phil Hecken

And now, for the final eight pro combat teams in the AFC. If you missed the NFC or the first half of the AFC, check ’em out. The short versions of the writeups are below, and the more detailed writeups can be found here. This week we go in alpha order . . . → Read More: Using Pro Combat for Good, Not Evil — Part II(I)