Naming Right or Wrong? Seattle Arena Gets New Moniker

Seattle’s new NHL franchise is set to hit the ice at the start of the 2021-22 season. We still don’t know what the team’s name will be (the latest word is that it may not be revealed until the fall), but now we at least know the new name for their arena.

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DePaul Adds Chicago Flag to New Arena’s Roof

On Wednesday afternoon I was yakking on the phone with Chicago Tribune sportswriter Phil Thompson, who was interviewing me for this story about the Bulls’ new alternate uniform. The uni design is based on the Chicago flag, and I mentioned to Thompson that the Chicago flag is a particularly strong design that really seems […]

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, […]

Uni Watch Bookshelf: ‘Architecture on Ice’ Looks at Hockey Arena History

Serious discussions of architecture don’t usually involve sporting venues. And when they do, the venues are usually baseball or football stadiums. So I was intrigued when I recently learned about a new-ish book called Architecture on Ice: A History of the Hockey Arena. The book, which was published by McGill-Queen’s University Press last September, […]