Name Games

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Two players . . . → 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

If It Can Happen to Gretzky, It Can Happen to Anyone

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve tried to stay up late and watch the Mets when they play on the west coast. And ever since I was a kid, I’ve usually ended up falling asleep on the sofa in the middle of the game.

That’s what happened to me last night. When . . . → Read More: If It Can Happen to Gretzky, It Can Happen to Anyone

History Lesson via Nameplate

Photos by Tim Haney; if slideshow doesn’t work, click here

Thirty years ago, when I was in college, we had an on-campus nonprofit record store that was staffed entirely by students — the Slipped Disc Record Co-op. When I was a freshman and sophomore, the guy who ran Slipped . . . → Read More: History Lesson via Nameplate