The Dodgers Tried To Ditch Players Weekend Unis

By John Ekdahl

As reported yesterday, the Dodgers tried to petition the league into allowing them to opt out of the Players Weekend uniform mess for one of their three games against the Yankees.

To that end, according to two sources, the Dodgers asked MLB for permission to have both teams wear their traditional . . . → Read More: The Dodgers Tried To Ditch Players Weekend Unis

Tales of the Mop Guy: An Interview with Rich Friedman

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

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