Early in the Morning: G. Bruce Boyer offers a dissertation on the dressing gown, from its 17th-century origins to the contemporary golden age. [Drake’s London]

The Shop and the Man: Gear Patrol sits down with the gentleman behind Richmond, Virginia’s Need Supply Co. [Gear Patrol]

Game of Cats: The bad news: there’s still no basketball. The good news: the feline-agility-test circuit is really heating up. [NYTimes]

Give ’Em the Palm: Would you like to see a slap fight between Bobby Knight and Mike Krzyzewski? Of course you would. [Sports Illustrated Photos]

—R.B.

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