Northwestern Hoops Uni Draws Heavily on Old NBA Design

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Fascinating series of events yesterday that raise all sorts of interesting questions about the creative process, intellectual property, and so on. Let’s start at Northwestern, where the basketball team unveiled its annual Senior Day uniform, which will be worn this Saturday . . . → Read More: Northwestern Hoops Uni Draws Heavily on Old NBA Design

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

Sneaker Blowout Becomes Corporate Theater

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Surreal moment in the opening minute of last night’s UNC/Duke game, as Duke forward Zion Williamson — widely assumed to be the first pick in the 2019 NBA draft — planted his left foot and then took a tumble as his sneaker came apart. He left the . . . → Read More: Sneaker Blowout Becomes Corporate Theater

Good Uni-Watching Opportunities at Pats’ Parade

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Pretty cool cross-sport moment during the Patriots’ Super Bowl victory parade yesterday, as backup quarterback Danny Etling wore a Larry Bird throwback jersey from Indiana State. Etling grew up in Terre Haute, Ind., where ISU is located, so that’s presumably the story behind the jersey . . . → Read More: Good Uni-Watching Opportunities at Pats’ Parade