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Did Tom Brady Try to Stick It to the NFL by Removing the NFL Logo from His Helmet?

Paul here, giving Phil a well-earned weekend break. Yesterday I said the site would be closed for the weekend, but then an interesting story began circulating late in the day …

A Close Look at the Penguins’ Helmets

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest post from Scott Lederer, who’s taking a deep dive on the Penguins’ helmets. ”” PL] By Scott Lederer I’ve been watching a lot …

Four NHL Teams Reveal Anniversary Logos

Lots of nostalgia around the NHL at the moment, because yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the NHL’s first wave of expansion, when the league awarded six new franchises to …

NFL Goes for a Bit More Gold

Click to enlarge As we all know, the NFL has been building up to Super Bowl 50 with all sorts of gold-themed promotions — the gold 50-yard-line markers, the gold …

DeAngelo Williams Paints the NFL Into a Pink Corner

As you’ve probably heard by now, Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams, whose mother and aunts died from breast cancer, wanted to keep wearing pink accessories even after Pinktober ended but …

Are You Ready for Some Football?

The NFL regular season kicks off on Thursday night, and that means it’s time for the annual Uni Watch NFL season preview, which breaks down all the uniform changes for …

Right or Left? Right or Wrong?

We all know by now that if an American flag patch or decal applied to the right sleeve or the right side of an object should always have the blue …

A Shout-Out to KC from the Power T

Phil and his crew have the weekend off, so there’s no SMUW or Five Plus One today — sorry. But there’s still plenty to talk about, beginning with Chiefs safety …

In the Clover: The Mighty Quinn

Click to enlarge 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 …

G.I. Joevember Takes a Detour to the Poppy Fields

The NFL, continuing its efforts to foist football on the Brits, has two more games slated to take place in London this season, one of which will take place on …

Do Not Cross: Arkansas State Memorial to Be Modified

If you read the Ticker closely and have a good memory, you may recall that about two weeks ago Arkansas State added a new memorial helmet decal for player Markel …

Uni Watch DIY Project: A Helmet Headphone Stand

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on vacation. Today we have a guest entry from Douglas Ford, who’s come up with an interesting DIY project. Enjoy.] By Douglas Ford Several weeks ago …

A Teeny-Tiny Detail We All Missed

Before we get started: I have an ESPN column today on the Cubs’ new throwbacks ”” enjoy. Now then: The Patriots’ season ended on Sunday, but reader Jack Phuapradit has …

What’s Round on Both Ends and High in the Middle?

Got a note yesterday from reader Kevin Mueller, as follows: My father played football at Ohio University 1964-1967, and was a grad assistant for a couple years after. While going …

Malware? No — Mal-wear!

My annual college football season-preview column for ESPN, this year’s edition of which will run today, is always my biggest column of the year. It’s also the most frantic and …