By Phil . . . → Read More: Two Days in D.C.: Of Pats, Nats & Racist Logo Discussions
Got an interesting note the other day from reader Leo Strawn, Jr., who’s picked up on an interesting trend. I’ll let him explain:
Most Uni Watch readers are probably already familiar with the story of Bert Anthony. He’s the designer who created the Arizona State Sun Devils mascot, Sparky, and in so doing . . . → Read More: The Disney/ESPN Connection Suddenly Makes a Lot More Sense
[Editor’s Note: I recently received an e-mail from a reader who provided some fascinating information on the history of Marquette’s mascot — a history I knew nothing about. I asked the reader if I could run his e-mail as a guest-written entry. He said sure, as long as I didn’t divulge his identity, . . . → Read More: Is That a Tomahawk in Your Pocket, or Are You Just Glad to See Me?
. The top photo shows a guy named Mark Occhipinti, who spent the 1978 NFL season dressed up as SuperPatriot, a live mascot for the Patriots; the lower photo shows this season’s NBA All-Star jerseys (you can click on each image to see larger versions).
I’ll have ESPN columns on both of . . . → Read More: Something Old, Something New