USF Unveils New White and Black Unis Saturday

By John Ekdahl

This past winter, USF dumped Under Armour and inked a new eight-year deal with Adidas. The deal includes over $1 million in bonuses for both merchandise purchases and on-field performance (coaches and teams).

At the core of the contract — effective July 1, 2018 — Adidas will supply USF with $2.8 . . . → Read More: USF Unveils New White and Black Unis Saturday

Gone Too Soon: Cincinnati’s Late-’90s Sleeveless T-shirts

[Editor’s Note: Ticker assistant Alex Hider is back with another installment of his “Gone Too Soon” series. Enjoy. — PL]

By Alex Hider

Every time I took the court for CYO basketball in grade school, I always tried to do so with a sleeveless T-shirt underneath my team’s reversible tank-top jersey. I always tried . . . → Read More: Gone Too Soon: Cincinnati’s Late-’90s Sleeveless T-shirts

Who Needs a Frankenjersey When You Have a Frankenblazer?

Photo by Derrick Paul, @WestVirgyinzer

It was an all-Mountain State affair last night in San Diego, as Marshall and West Virginia faced off in the second round of the NCAA tourney. And there was a special guest on hand: West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, who made the 2,000-mile trip to . . . → Read More: Who Needs a Frankenjersey When You Have a Frankenblazer?

A Brief History of Pants-Splitting

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Phil had a one-sentence item in yesterday’s Ticker that I want to expand upon today, namely the news that Providence coach Ed Cooley split his pants during Saturday night’s Big East championship game against Villanova and had to use a Gatorade towel as a makeshift fig leaf. . . . → Read More: A Brief History of Pants-Splitting