The Basics of Football Facemask Design and Terminology

With the NFL draft coming up tomorrow night, I’ve been trying to feature football-related content this week. On Monday we had a deep analysis of the 49ers’ 75th-anniversary patch, and yesterday we had an interview with an investment manager who was instrumental in getting the Washington Football Team to change its name.

Today we […]

Which MLB Teams Are Wearing Team-Branded Masks?

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As MLB teams return to their home stadiums for preseason workouts, it’s been interesting, and sometimes jarring, to see some players wearing masks during their training routines. Obviously, by this point we’re used to seeing our friends, neighbors, and fellow citizens masking up, but it still seems […]

Full-Face Visor Breaks New Ground in Pandemic Football Era


Uni Watch DIY Project: Turning a Ballcap into a Mask

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[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from reader Ken Clark, who’s going to show us how he turned an MLB cap into a protective mask — and it was his first time sewing! Enjoy. — Paul]

By Ken Clark

I’m a […]