New ESPN . . . → Read More: Documenting a Maligned Decade
Wish I’d known about this before the holiday shopping season: Reader Stu Taylor just tipped me wise to the work of Brooklyn illustrator Joel Kimmel, who specializes in really cool NBA portraits, like the one of Caron Butler shown above (you can see dozens more of them here). He’s cobbled a bunch of . . . → Read More: Portraits in the Paint
Maybe it’s because I’m a Niners fan, maybe it’s because the San Francisco Chronicle posted a really big photo gallery, or maybe it was just a coincidence, but I spotted an unusually large number of uni-notable details in yesterday’s 49ers/Redskins game. To wit:
• Let’s start with the obvious things we always say . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch
By Phil Hecken
A little more than 50 years ago, Sports Illustrated ran a feature challenging its readers to identify 22 different balls used in the sports of the time. Although our knowledge and perception of sports have changed considerably, the balls have remained the same. I am pretty sure some of these . . . → Read More: How Well Do You Know Your Balls?