Does Your Favorite NFL Team’s Coach Lean Right or Left?

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Just when . . . → Read More: Does Your Favorite NFL Team’s Coach Lean Right or Left?

A Pair of Pre-Thanksgiving Turkeys

When White Sox owner Bill Veeck pioneered the placement of players’ names on uniforms in 1960, he was probably too busy misspelling Big Klu’s name to wonder how his innovation might play out, oh, half a century later. Veeck was, among other things, an absurdist, so he probably would have enjoyed seeing the . . . → Read More: A Pair of Pre-Thanksgiving Turkeys

Nike's Latest Mix of Incompetence and Hubris

My annual NFL season-preview column is up now on ESPN.

Meanwhile: Got a note yesterday from a source at Alabama, who relayed the following tale:

On Monday afternoon, we received a phone call from our Nike rep, demanding that we send back every gameday polo and pullover as soon as possible. Puzzled, we . . . → Read More: Nike’s Latest Mix of Incompetence and Hubris

No Sweat(shirt)

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh (aka the man most likely to suffer an aneurysm during a Super Bowl) has had more than his share of uni-notable moments this season. First he wore one of his old Stanford sweatshirts with a Niners cover-up patch. Then he wore his mock turtleneck backwards.

Interestingly, several readers have . . . → Read More: No Sweat(shirt)