Are You Ready for Some Football?

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A Look at Yesterday’s Cubs/Sox Throwback Game

The Cubs and White Sox held the first of their two late-1950s throwback games yesterday. As I explained last week (and as you can see above), all the Cubs wore No. 14 in honor of Ernie Banks. All of the White Sox players will wear No. 9 for Minnie Minoso when the teams . . . → Read More: A Look at Yesterday’s Cubs/Sox Throwback Game

Can’t Tell the Players, Even With a Scorecard

Very interesting storyline yesterday out of the Chicago, where the Cubs and White Sox announced that they’ll be honoring Ernie Banks and Minnie Minoso by wearing late-1950s throwbacks for their game this Sunday at Wrigley, and again for their Aug. 14 game at I Still Call It Comiskey.

Here’s how the uniforms will . . . → Read More: Can’t Tell the Players, Even With a Scorecard

Well, That Didn’t Take Long

The news of former college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian’s death had barely hit the wires yesterday when the schools where he coached released the memorial patches that they’ll be wearing in his honor. The one with the shark fin will be worn by UNLV, where Tarkanian coached from 1973 through 1992, and the . . . → Read More: Well, That Didn’t Take Long