A Major St. Paddy’s Day Historical Find

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A Pair of Pre-Thanksgiving Turkeys

When White Sox owner Bill Veeck pioneered the placement of players’ names on uniforms in 1960, he was probably too busy misspelling Big Klu’s name to wonder how his innovation might play out, oh, half a century later. Veeck was, among other things, an absurdist, so he probably would have enjoyed seeing the . . . → Read More: A Pair of Pre-Thanksgiving Turkeys

Name Games

Two players who play two different sports for two different teams situated on two different continents are changing their NOBs — ostensibly for two very different reasons. In the end, though, the reasons are essentially the same.

Let’s start in the NFL, where 49ers safety Donte Whitner announced yesterday that he’s changing his . . . → Read More: Name Games

Situation, Odd

Paul here, serving on weekend duty while Phil takes a well-earned break.

Rare sight at last night’s SMU/Texas Tech game, as Mustangs running back Prescott Line was sporting FIOB with the initial appearing after his surname.

Even weirder, there’s no other Line on the SMU roster, so why did he have an . . . → Read More: Situation, Odd