We Interrupt This Blog for Something That's Been on My Mind

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Friday Morning Uni Watch

Let the record show that the ball carrier on the first play from scrimmage in the 2014 NFL season was wearing (a) a SpeedFlex helmet and (b) a Hulk base-layer shirt. That would be Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy, shown at right.

Unfortunately, Lacy later left the game with a concussion — . . . → Read More: Friday Morning Uni Watch

Back in the Saddle

I’m back. Miss me?

This was the sixth year in a row that I’ve disengaged from the site for most of the month of August (insert repeated mega-thanks to Phil for keeping the ship running smoothly in my absence). It’s not a full-on vacation, because I still have to do ESPN work, including . . . → Read More: Back in the Saddle

And So It Goes...A Thank You To All

By Phil Hecken

Well, dear readers — we’ve arrived at the last Thursday in August — which means this is my last weekday lede (at least until Paul’s next vacation or next Summer, whichever comes first), and I wanted to take a minute to thank everyone for your support and for bearing with . . . → Read More: And So It Goes…A Thank You To All