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Uni Watch Library: ‘Flags of America’

Someone was recently nice enough to send me a few interesting items in the mail. One of them was a vintage booklet called Flags of America. I figured it would …

DePaul Adds Chicago Flag to New Arena’s Roof

On Wednesday afternoon I was yakking on the phone with Chicago Tribune sportswriter Phil Thompson, who was interviewing me for this story about the Bulls’ new alternate uniform. The uni …

Older Glory: Pats Coordinator Uses Outdated Flag Design

At right are two American flags. The top one is a 48-star flag, which was used from 1912 through 1959; beneath it is the more familiar 50-star flag, which was …

Too Bad Juneteenth Isn’t During Football Season

Click to enlarge and see additional players About five years ago I did an ESPN feature about a mid-1960s minor league baseball team that wore a Confederate battle flag sleeve …

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 …

Stars, Stripes, and Other Symbols

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on vacation. Today we have a guest entry from Parker Martin, who wants to examine the flag designs of some of the World Cup nations.] By …