The NBA draft takes place tonight which means we’ll be seeing lots of NBA draft caps. Normally, I don’t care about draft caps, which are basically just a pointless merchandise category, but reader David R., who prefers not to use his full name, has identified an interesting inconsistency in this latest crop of NBA . . . → Read More: Lots of Founding-Year Glitches in NBA Draft Caps
Interesting MLB development yesterday, as follows: As you may recall, when this season’s holiday merch — er, uniform designs — were announced back in March, the Independence Day caps had “We the People” printed on the underbrims. As I pointed out at the time, that’s bad civics and bad history, because Independence Day celebrates . . . → Read More: MLB Removes Historically Inaccurate Quote from July 4th Caps
The video embedded above pretty well captures the absurdity of yesterday’s MLB Ma’s Day uniforms. This year, thankfully, they didn’t go with pink-trimmed jerseys, but that just made all the other pink attire (caps, undershirts, socks, cleats, and various accessories) stand out in higher relief, because it didn’t match the teams’ color schemes. The . . . → Read More: Mother’s Day Recap Becomes Cap Logo Obsession
Interesting news out of Houston, where police chief Art Acevedo has given his officers permission to wear black Rockets caps like the one shown at right for the rest of the team’s playoff run.
Something similar took place last October, when Acevedo allowed officers to wear Astros caps toward the end of the World . . . → Read More: Should Police Officers Be Wearing Team Logos?