Smell the Glove: Pitt’s Absurd Blackout Uniforms

I got a note last night from reader Rich Friedman, as follows:

Has anyone ever looked into why the chest script and the NOBs on the Pitt Panthers’ black basketball uniforms are virtually unreadable?

I am the mop guy for the Miami Hurricanes basketball team, so I have arguably the best seat in the . . . → Read More: Smell the Glove: Pitt’s Absurd Blackout Uniforms

A Big Lump of Coal for Christmas

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Inexplicable move last night by the Eagles, as they wore their mono-black alternates for last night’s game against the Raiders. Seriously, if your primary team color is green, isn’t that what you’d want to wear on Dec. 25? Okay, so it’s also what you’d want to wear . . . → Read More: A Big Lump of Coal for Christmas

Are the Lions Getting Ready to Ditch the Black?

Since 2003, the Detroit Lions’ official team logo has had a black outline, but that appears to be changing. As readers Yasser Khan and PJ Kuzdal noticed last night, the black outline has been removed from the logo on the Lions’ home page. The avatars for the team’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages are . . . → Read More: Are the Lions Getting Ready to Ditch the Black?

Meanwhile, Half a Mile From My House…

The Islanders unveiled their BFBS alts yesterday (further info and the alt uni schedule here). It pretty much conforms to the jersey leaks we’d seen earlier. A few notes:

1. As you can see above, the sleeve striping, which we had seen in the leaks, is matched by corresponding sock striping.

2. This uniform . . . → Read More: Meanwhile, Half a Mile From My House…