Well, That Didn’t Take Long

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In the Clover: The Mighty Quinn

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Pat Quinn, who passed away on Sunday, had the distinction of being a coach/GM for two different teams, both of which announced yesterday that they’ll be memorializing him on their uniforms. The Maple Leafs will be wearing a jersey patch, but only for their next two . . . → Read More: In the Clover: The Mighty Quinn

The Fine Line Between Public and Private

Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was friends with Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, so Ventura was understandably devastated when he heard about Taveras’s death in a car accident on Sunday. I’m sorry for his loss (and for everyone else who knew Tavares), but I still wish he hadn’t written a big “RIP O.T #18″ memorial . . . → Read More: The Fine Line Between Public and Private

A Black Cross for the Vols

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When I wrote last week about Arknsas State modifying a cross-shaped memorial decal due to Constitutional issues, several readers noted that the Tennessee had worn black crosses in 1965 after three coaches died in a car crash. Unfortunately, none of . . . → Read More: A Black Cross for the Vols