Revealed: The Story Behind the Cubs’ 1972 Road Uni

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Catching Up on the NHL

I received a note the other day from longtime reader/contributor Charles Noerenberg, who wanted to catch me up on a bunch of hockey news:

Since you’ve changed the Ticker format to a sport-by-sport breakdown (which I love), I’ve realized that my favorite sport, hockey, has a glaring lack of content each day. I’ve . . . → Read More: Catching Up on the NHL

Revealed: The Story Behind the Dodgers’ Red Numbers

The red uni numbers on the front of the Dodgers’ jerseys, which the team began wearing in 1952, are among the most unusual uniform elements in all of Major League Baseball. For some people, they’re a nice visual accent, a splash of color, the cherry on top of a classic design. For others . . . → Read More: Revealed: The Story Behind the Dodgers’ Red Numbers

In Which I Bury the Lede

As you may recall, Tuesday morning’s Ticker included the following item: “A well-placed source tells me that the amount Darrelle Revis paid to Mark Barron in order to get Barron to give up No. 24 was — get this — $50,000. Is that a record? Is it not even close? Has anyone been . . . → Read More: In Which I Bury the Lede