It's Back! Kickin' It 2019 - Your NBA ASG Sneaker Guide

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Well, it’s that time of year again: time to see the shoes the NBA All Stars will be wearing for the big game today. After a two-year hiatus, the “sneaker guide” is back. Long time readers will remember I used to do this post . . . → Read More: It’s Back! Kickin’ It 2019 – Your NBA ASG Sneaker Guide

NBA Intro’s ‘Jersey of the Future’ — But Can It Core a Apple?

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Never did a throwaway Ticker item transform into a lede so fast.

That’s right, yesterday, at its annual All-Star Technology Summit, the NBA (and Commissioner Adam Silver) introduced what is purported to be the “Jersey of the Future.” Bonus points if you gleaned the meaning of the . . . → Read More: NBA Intro’s ‘Jersey of the Future’ — But Can It Core a Apple?

What’s Black and White and Wet All Over? NHL Unveils All-Star Jerseys

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The NHL unveiled its All-Star jerseys yesterday. The good news is that, for the first time, players will wear jerseys with their regular team crests — much better than wearing league or conference logos. The bad news is that the color palette will consist exclusively of black . . . → Read More: What’s Black and White and Wet All Over? NHL Unveils All-Star Jerseys

Book: Garish A’s Uniform Led to All-Star Snub

I’ve written a lot this year about the 1963 Kansas City A’s — the team that introduced the franchise’s now-familiar green/gold color scheme. (To see the posts I’m referring to, look here, here, here, here, and here.)

Now we have yet another entry about the ’63 A’s. It comes from longtime reader/contributor Ferdinand Cesarano, . . . → Read More: Book: Garish A’s Uniform Led to All-Star Snub