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Luke Beveridge is no fan of the bye to come after round 23, fearing it could halt any momentum his side carries into the AFL finals series. Jrue Holiday Pelicans Jersey .In a break from tradition, the top eight will spend the first week of September preparing for finals rather than playing them in 2016.The new fixture tweak comes a year after North Melbourne and Fremantle mass-rested players in preparation for their finals.Both sides were assured of their finishing position heading into the last round, taking the edge off the contests.The AFL believes giving the entire top eight will end the practice, but the Western Bulldogs coach feels its reactionary.I dont think the bye is necessary, he said.I think its another impulsive knee-jerk reaction to something that may not happen every year.The Bulldogs are one of the teams most likely to benefit from the move in 2016, given they have been handed a final-round visit to Perth to play Fremantle.Top-four clubs that win their qualifying final have two weekends off in three weeks under the new system.I know theres been some opinions around the teams that may finish top four, Beveridge said.For that drop off in flow in the season, Id rather have the season flow into the finals.Both last year and again this week, Beveridge said he was sceptical of the mass-rest approach but he respected clubs that took the gamble with their form.You take a risk with that. It might not always work out the way it did for the Roos last year, he said.Credit to them, they managed it really really well.Id be reticent to do it. Its too risky. Especially with a young team.But you never know. You might have six to eight really sore bodies that could do with a rest.North Melbourne lost to Richmond in round 23 but won through to a preliminary final with the approach last year, beating the Tigers in an elimination final and Sydney the following week in their semi-final meeting. Cheap New Orleans Pelicans Jerseys . If ever they start actually putting pictures beside words in the dictionary, the Blue Jays left-handers mug will appear beside “Consistency. Omer Asik Pelicans Jersey . There are some early surprises in the race for the Hart Trophy, but two of the contenders are the leagues biggest stars over the past decade. There are many more players in contention for the awards than just the three that Ive named, and a good or bad week can easily alter the landscape, but through the first 20 or so games of the NHL season, this is how the awards races look to me. . You can watch the game live on TSN at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt. The Flyers had won seven of eight before dropping their last two outings on consecutive days over the weekend. Philadelphia was handed a 6-3 loss by the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday afternoon before dropping a 4-1 decision to the Rangers the following night in New York City. After 162 regular-season games and a bunch more in the postseason, it has come down to the Indians and the Cubs -- one legendarily cursed Midwestern franchise against another. While everyone else crunches the statistical metrics, your friendly uniform columnist is here with 10 uni-related tidbits to watch for as the Series unfolds:1. Moving from Left to Right. It was 20 years ago, during the 1996 Series, that the Yankees and Braves became the first teams to wear the World Series logo on their caps. The logo has always appeared on the left side of the crown, but this year itll be moving to the right side, because the New Era logo is now occupying the left side.2. C Section. Most MLB teams use a standard vinyl decal for their helmet logos, but the Cubs use an adhesive-backed embroidered patch. It provides a nice sense of depth, but it also has a tendency to peel off or end up in some unlikely places.3. Hail to the Chief. The Indians have said that theyre de-emphasizing their Chief Wahoo logo, which is a source of ongoing controversy among fans who think the design is a disparaging caricature of Native Americans. In 2014, the team demoted Wahoo to secondary logo status and designated its block-C logo its primary mark. But Wahoo has been ascendant during the postseason: The Indians wore their Wahoo cap for all three games against the Red Sox in the American League Division Series, and then for all five games against the Blue Jays in the American League Championship Series. Given how superstitious teams can be, it wouldnt be surprising to see the Indians keep wearing it in the Series.4. In the Navy. Clevelands navy alternate jersey has been almost as much of a postseason fixture as the Wahoo cap. The team wore white for Game 1 of the ALDS against Boston but went with the navy tops for its seven remaining playoff games. (One of those was Game 3 of the ALCS in Toronto, when starting pitcher Trevor Bauer -- who usually prefers to wear the standard gray uniform for road games -- went with navy to help hide the blood from his injured finger.) Will the Indians stick with navy to open the Series, or will the grand setting of the Fall Classic lead them to wear the more formal home whites?5. Unique Unis. The Cubbies uniforms may seem standard and traditional at first glance, but theyre loaded with quirks and oddities: The home jersey is the only MLB jersey to include a circle-R trademark symbol on the chest logo; the road pants are the only MLB pants to include a team logo on the pants; and the blue alternate jersey is the only MLB jersey to include a league logo patch.6. Single File. Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr. wears No. Kendrick Perkins Pelicans Jersey. 6, making him part of the small but growing fraternity of pitchers with single-digit uniform numbers. If he gets into a World Series game, he will become the first single-digitized pitcher to appear in the Fall Classic since 1997, when Cleveland reliever Jeff Juden appeared in two games while wearing No. 7.7. Hosiery Heroes. Shortstop Francisco Lindor and outfielders Tyler Naquin and Rajai Davis form the sharpest combo in the majors, at least when it comes to stirrups. It would be nice if Lindor went with pure white sanitaries instead of those spotted Trusox he has been wearing lately, but he has made up for that by wearing Believeland shoes during the postseason.8. Tattoo You. Just in case you didnt know which league you were watching, all MLB players helpfully wear MLBs familiar silhouetted batter logo on the backs of their jerseys, caps, batting helmets, pants and undershirts. But Cubs third baseman Javier Baez takes it a step further: He has a tattoo of the logo on the back of his neck.9. Hold the Cream. The Indians have announced that their cream-toned retro alternate uniform will not be back next season. That uni is usually reserved for Sunday-afternoon home games, but Cleveland isnt scheduled to have any Sunday home dates in this Series (and besides, the World Series hasnt had an afternoon game since 1987), so the creams will presumably remain on the shelf -- the uniform equivalent of the last man on the bench who never gets called upon to pinch hit.10. Nothing Up Their Sleeve. The Cubs wore a very nice Wrigley Field centennial patch this season, but it was removed during the playoffs and replaced by the MLB postseason patch -- an odd move, because team patches and league-wide patches can usually coexist without any problems. Why not wear both?Honorable Mention: Make a Wish. Although the wishbone-C is primarily associated with the Reds these days, lots of teams have worn it over the years, including the Indians and Cubs. That suggests a good metaphor for this years Fall Classic -- two teams tugging on either side of a wishbone, wishing to be delivered from their respective curses.Paul Lukas always roots for the National League team in the World Series. If you like this column, youll probably like his Uni Watch Blog, plus you can follow him on Twitter and Facebook. Want to learn about his Uni Watch Membership Program, be added to his mailing list so youll always know when a new column has been posted or just ask him a question? Contact him here. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '