A few weeks ago I ran an entry about Pitt’s blackout hoops uniforms, which included some observations from Rich Friedman, who’s one of the guys who mops the court at Miami Hurricanes games (that’s him on the left in both of the accompanying photos; for the close-up photo, you can click to enlarge). . . . → Read More: Tales of the Mop Guy: An Interview with Rich Friedman
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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
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
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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