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Category: Fields, Courts, Etc.

A Brief History of College Football Field Design

It’s been a long journey from the sport’s first playing fields to the modern gridiron.

New York Jets to Have Three Different Midfield Logos This Season

The team has never had its own logo on the 50-yard line in its current stadium — until now.

Is FIBA’s New Glass Floor the Future of Basketball Court Design?

The LED surface, currently being used at a tournament in Madrid, allows an endless array of graphics, animations, and ads.

A Close Look at the State of MLB Mound Graphics

Here’s what all 30 MLB teams are putting on the back of the mound so far this season.

A Brief Survey of Team Logos in MLB Coaching Boxes

It hasn’t happened often, but probably more often than you think.

Tasty: Hormel Makin’ Bacon Smoked Over Final Four Hardcourt Scraps

If you’ve ever thought a court design looked good enough to eat, have we got the product for you.

Dyed in the Wool: Turf Permanence in the NFL

Think you know a lot about artificial grass? Let Jared Pike take you on a tour…

The Brewers’ Unusual Dirt Around Home Plate

In Milwaukee, the area around the plate is shaped like, well, a plate.

Browns Apparently Putting Brownie the Elf at Midfield for 2022

After several years of not having a midfield logo, Cleveland now has the best one in the league.

Browns Letting Fans Vote on New Field Design

Fans can vote on four different designs

Chalk Talk: The Reds’ Bizarre Catcher’s Boxes

For all photos, click to enlarge It all started last Tuesday evening, when Padres radio broadcaster (and card-carrying Uni Watch member) Jesse Agler sent me a note from Cincinnati, where …

Chalk Talk: The Unique Batter’s Boxes of Dodger Stadium

Click to enlarge The screen shot above was taken at the very beginning of a recent MLB game in Colorado. As you can see, the foul lines and the lines …

Memorial Mystery: The Case of the Curious ‘44’

Click to enlarge Strange doings yesterday in Atlanta, as a memorial service for Henry Aaron was held at the Braves’ ballpark. As you can see, they emblazoned a huge “44” …

Flurry of NHL Uni-Related Moves as Season Gets Under Way

For all photos, click to enlarge The NHL season finally began last night. In a move that got no advance fanfare, at least that I’m aware of, the defending Stanley …

2020 Gets Last Licks With Suns/Jazz Rim Delay

Click to enlarge Happy New Year! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where we’re all happy to have turned the page on the calendar. But before the ball dropped at midnight, …