A Visit to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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Trying to Avoid Saying, ‘It's Not Easy Being Green’ (even though I just said it)

It had to happen eventually: The Eagles’ green jerseys, which weren’t ready in time for the start of the regular season, finally made their 2014 debut last night. I’m surprised (and, okay, disappointed) that Nike hasn’t taken more heat for this snafu, which has to go down as one of the biggest failures . . . → Read More: Trying to Avoid Saying, ‘It’s Not Easy Being Green’ (even though I just said it)

A Book Worth Getting Excited About

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I’ve written many times about the seminal graphic designer and illustrator Otis Shepard, who did great artwork for the Cubs, plus he designed several of the Cubbies’ uniforms. He also did lots of non-sports work, most notably for Wrigley. His creative partner for most of this . . . → Read More: A Book Worth Getting Excited About

Goths and Jocks Make Peace (at least in Under Armour's imagined fantasy world)

I you’re a fan of mono-black on the gridiron (or anywhere else, I suppose), yesterday was a very good day. Let’s start at Northwestern, where the Wildcats unveiled a new “gothic” costume that’ll be worn on Oct. 18 against Nebraska (click photos to enlarge):

A few thoughts:

• Hilarious that they’re calling . . . → Read More: Goths and Jocks Make Peace (at least in Under Armour’s imagined fantasy world)