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Marshall Ohio Battle for the Bell

The Battle for the Bell dates back to 1905, when the Marshall Thundering Herd and the Ohio Bobcats, located merely 80 or so miles apart, met in Huntington, West Virginia.  Marshall clawed out a 6-5 victory in that meeting.  The Bell was first introduced in 1997 and while Ohio leads the overall series 30-19-6, Marshall has been the dominate team of late, winning the Bell in nine out of eleven games.  A brief hiatus ensued when Marshall left the MAC for Conference USA in 2005, but after an unexpected meeting in the 2009 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, the two teams signed a six year contract to bring the game back.  This year’s battle pits a 1-1 Marshall team against a 2-0 Ohio team with votes in the polls and its eyes on an undefeated season. (more…)

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How to Dress for the 4th of July Banner

You can go either one of two routes when dressing for the 4th of July.  The first option is in your face American flag tank tops, shorts and whatever else you may find.  The second is much more subtle, and quite frankly, looks quite a bit better. That’s what I’ll focus on today, looks you can get away with any time of the year but ones that are especially pertinent to the 4th of July.  The one key requirement was that every item had to be made in the USA, sadly not a small feat.  It just feels wrong to celebrate the birth of our country in something made in China. (more…)

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Jim Phelan

Jim Phelan is not a household name when it comes to college basketball coaches, which is a shame because he is the seventh winningest coach of all time.  Phelan spent his entire career at Mount Saint Mary’s, a small private Catholic university in Maryland, which is why he isn’t as well known as Bob Knight or Adolph Rupp or Dean Smith.  If there’s one thing Phelan was known for as much as winning, it was his signature bow tie.  His retirement in 2003 led to several coaches wearing bow ties for one game in his honor.  His signature bow tie is even painted on the court now named for him.  It was difficult finding many pictures of the coach but I was able to take this one from his later years and recreate the outfit below: (more…)

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First round voting will end at 11:59 PM EST on Thursday, March 15.

#1 Brooks Brothers vs. #16 Bill’s Khakis

America’s oldest clothier versus American-made khakis from Pennsylvania.

#8 J. Crew vs. #9 Ray-Ban

It’s the brand whose preppy merits are oft-debated up against the iconic sunglasses brand.

#5 Lilly Pulitzer vs. #12 Filson

Filson pulled out a gritty victory against G.H. Bass in the opening round.  Can it continue it’s success against the female prep powerhouse?

#4 L.L. Bean vs. #13 Allen Edmonds

The pride of Freeport, Maine takes on the pride of Port Washington, Wisconsin.

#6 J. Press vs. #11 Clark’s

The classic Ivy League clothier does battle with a shoemaker from across the pond.

#3 Sperry Top-Sider vs. #14 Land’s End

Two brands with a sailing heritage look to deck each other.

#7 Patagonia vs. #10 Lacoste

Will the crocodile, the original polo animal, be able to surmount an uphill climb against the renowned outdoor outfitter?

#2 Polo Ralph Lauren vs. #15 Tommy Hilfiger

A heavyweight battle between two of the world’s leading lifestyle brands.

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Bills Khakis Original Twill Pants

Whether you’re at the office, cheering your team on during gameday or just going about your everyday activities, a quality pair of khakis will keep you looking good.  There are plenty of options out there but some of the best are the Original Twills by Bills Khakis ($125).   (more…)

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