Bucks Unveil First-Ever Throwback Uniform with an Ad Patch

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site (although he’s still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally), and Phil is off this week. Today’s content was written and coordinated by assistant editor Alex Hider. Paul will return to take over the site this Friday, . . . → Read More: Bucks Unveil First-Ever Throwback Uniform with an Ad Patch

Cavs Confirm Long-Expected Goodyear Ad Patch

News of the Cavaliers wearing a Goodyear advertising patch next season first began circulating back in early February. More than three months later, the team finally made it official yesterday.

I heard a lot of people saying, “Well, at least it’s in a team color, and it fits into the space — not so . . . → Read More: Cavs Confirm Long-Expected Goodyear Ad Patch

Welcome to Idiocracy: NBA D-League to Become Gatorade League (yes, really)

Beginning next season, the NBA Development League will be renamed the NBA Gatorade League.

Welcome to the NBA G-League! pic.twitter.com/l2jsMceBu1

— NBA D-League (@nbadleague) February 14, 2017

The NBA began the week on a good note, with the Jazz eschewing a standard corporate advertising patch in favor of a charitable . . . → Read More: Welcome to Idiocracy: NBA D-League to Become Gatorade League (yes, really)

A Small Way to Fight Back

On Tuesday, while writing about the news that the Under Armour logo will begin appearing on MLB jersey chests in 2020, I said, “How can we avoid [the insidious influence of advertisers] in a realm like sports, where advertising is everywhere, from TV commercials to stadium naming rights? I’ll have more to say about . . . → Read More: A Small Way to Fight Back