Mets CF Juan Lagares Wears His Own Face on His Arm

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

[Editor’s Note: Charles Noerenberg recently submitted a Ticker entry that was so interesting and so well-developed that I’ve decided to turn it into a guest entry. Enjoy. — PL]

By Charles Noerenberg

I recently came across the photo you see above, which shows Alex Ovechkin of the Capitals sitting in the locker room, . . . → Read More: If You Can’t Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve, Wear It on Your Pad

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?