2016 Rio Olympics: Cycling

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[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul is still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally.]

By Phil Hecken with Will Hamar

We continue today with our coverage of the sports of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. I’m pleased to introduce today’s correspondent, Will “The Ham” Hamar, who will bring you a look at the uniforms of Olympic cycling. The Ham actually deserves some kind of medal himself, as he literally completed this article in a hospital bed having broken his ankle! That’s dedication.

At this point I’ll just turn the rest of this section over to the Ham. You can click on the photos below to enlarge, and Hamm has ranked these on a scale of 0 to 5 (Continue reading)

Even on a Night of Leisure, Uniforms Just Find Me

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On Monday night a bunch of friends and I went to the Ace Hotel in Manhattan, where our buddy Matt Weingarden was DJing old R&B tunes. At one point Heather disappeared down a hallway and then came back saying, “You have to . . . → Read More: Even on a Night of Leisure, Uniforms Just Find Me

A Uni Watch Look at the Tour de France

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In Which I Have One of Those Great ‘Aha!’ Moments

Up until a few days ago, if you had asked me what a “head badge” is, I would have guessed something like what you see at right — the badge that police officers often wear on their hats.

But that was before reader Stephen Walker taught me that a head badge is that . . . → Read More: In Which I Have One of Those Great ‘Aha!’ Moments