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2003 Stories by Paul Lukas

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  • Retro Grades

    published October 28, 2003

    The big news in the NHL this season is that teams are wearing their colored jerseys at home and white on the road, a reversal of the rule that's... More >>

  • Casing at the Bat

    published October 21, 2003

    Uni Watch has no great love for the Florida Marlins, what with the teal motif and those awful black jerseys with the ridiculously clunky lettering... More >>

  • Numbered Crunchers

    published September 30, 2003

    If you watched the NFL highlights on September 21, you saw the replay of Viking wide receiver Kelly Campbell streaking down the field with a... More >>

  • The NFL's Color Line

    published September 2, 2003

    The Detroit Lions may be weak when it comes to diversity, but they aren't lacking in irony. Mere weeks after the NFL fined Detroit GM Matt Millen... More >>

  • Head Case

    published August 12, 2003

    Met rookie Jason Phillips stands out on the field because of his goggles, but he's not alone in that regard—Eric Gagne of the Dodgers sports... More >>

  • Gilt Trip

    published July 22, 2003

    With baseball looking sillier by the moment (Sammy Sosa has been wearing elasticized sleeve cuffs, surely a more egregious sin than... More >>

  • Name-Droppers

    published June 24, 2003

    Devil Ray phenom Rocco Baldelli made an odd bit of history on June 10, when he took the field wearing a jersey with "Rocco" embroidered on the... More >>

  • Get a Grip

    published June 17, 2003

    Sammy Sosa's corked-bat episode has led many writers and fans to wax nostalgic about bat imbroglios of years past, most notably the famous George... More >>

  • Head Cases

    published April 29, 2003

    The recent incidents in which fans tossed cell phones at Texas outfielder Carl Everett and San Diego third baseman Sean Burroughs got Uni Watch... More >>

  • The Color Of Moneyed

    published April 8, 2003

    Uni Watch generally has nothing but disdain for the country club "sport" of golf. But it's worth making an exception for the Masters, whose... More >>

  • Men in Uniform

    published March 25, 2003

    Uni Watch's fifth annual Major League Baseball roundup begins with the welcome news that the game's most egregious stylistic sin of recent... More >>

  • Web Threads

    published March 11, 2003

    Think your friendly neighborhood Uni Watch is the only one obsessing about on-field attire? Think again—the Web is crawling with... More >>

  • Rent in the Fabric

    published January 14, 2003

    Uni Watch has long decried the proliferation of corporate logos on team jerseys, primarily because they sully the bond between team and fan. But... More >>

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