If You Can't Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve, Wear It on Your Pad

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

Just when you thought you’d analyzed every conceivable visual aspect of the NFL, along comes reader Omar Jalife, who’s identified a fascinating detail that’s more interesting than you might initially assume.

Here’s what Omar’s noticed: Of the 32 NFL head coaches, only 11 of them — about one-third — wear their headset microphones . . . → Read More: Does Your Favorite NFL Team’s Coach Lean Right or Left?

How Deep Is Your Glove?

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on vacation. Today we have an excellent feature by intern Mike Chamernik — enjoy.]

By Mike Chamernik

I played baseball in Little League and the lower levels of high school, and I’ve always worn my fielding glove the same way. I always have my left index finger exposed on . . . → Read More: How Deep Is Your Glove?

... And Not All Ballplayers Are Superheroes

When I wrote about the difference between uniforms and equipment last Friday, I neglected to mention compression sleeves. The rules surrounding them make no sense: On the one hand, your undershirt sleeves have to be a certain color (unless you’re David Wright); on the other hand, you can wear a compression sleeve — . . . → Read More: … And Not All Ballplayers Are Superheroes