Getting Ready for Friday Night Lights

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A Symbol of the South Used by Teams in the North

As I’m sure you’re all aware, the nation is currently in the midst of a robust discussion about the Confederate battle flag. That discussion has spilled over into the sports world, as NASCAR chairman Brian France has said that he wants the flag eliminated at races. I wrote about the intersection of the . . . → Read More: A Symbol of the South Used by Teams in the North

Like a Sunset Going Down

By Phil Hecken

As many of you know, I love the Houston Astros “tequila sunset” jerseys — it was a great look for a “space age” (or cutting edge) team like the Astros, and I was sad to see it go as a uniform element.

But what made it great was that . . . → Read More: Like a Sunset Going Down

Should a Uni Violation Result in a Forfeiture?

What you see at right is the uniform worn by the Narbonne High School girls’ hoops team in California during last Saturday’s city section playoff win over View Park Prep. As you can see, they wore pink letters and numbers — a nod to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s “Play 4 Kay” initiative. . . . → Read More: Should a Uni Violation Result in a Forfeiture?