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Today’s Special: Smoked Vols With A Side Of Rice

Good morning, everyone. Yesterday was a busy day in college football, as both the Tennessee Volunteers and the Rice Owls shared some new uniforms with us. Let’s start with the …

French Connection: The Fleur-de-Lis and Who It Stands For

A deep dive into North American flags and uniforms which display the fleur-de-lis.

Grade The Nations: T-20 World Cup Logos, Part Two

Jim Vilk and R. Scott Rogers are grading all the Cricket World Cup team logos. Here’s Part II

Grade The Nations: T-20 World Cup Logos, Part One

[Editor’s Note: Longtime reader and contributor R. Scott Rogers joins new Weekend Editor Jim Vilk this morning as they take a VERY deep dive into the logos for the countries …

America The Beautiful (Uniform)

What team in each sport has worn the most “patriotic” uniform?

America’s Team: Cowboys Revive Red/White/Blue Stripes

Click to enlarge Interesting move yesterday by the Cowboys, who announced that they’re bringing back their red/white/blue helmet striping for this Sunday’s game against the Broncos. They wore that striping …

A Uniform’s Relationship to City Colors

By Phil Hecken, with Logan Paige Follow @PhilHecken Good Sunday morning, Uni Watchers. Hope you’re all staying safe and well. Now then, I received the following e-mail from reader Logan …

More NBA Uni Leaks, This Time for Pelicans and Blazers

Click to enlarge Another day, another pair of purported NBA “City” alternate jersey leaks. Yesterday we had leaks for the Mavs and Nets (both of which were quickly confirmed as …

Creating MLB ‘City’ Uniforms — NL Edition

By Phil Hecken, with Tom Juettner Follow @PhilHecken I’m back again today with the National League edition of the “MLB City Edition Series,” a collaboration of Tom Juettner and friends. …

Creating MLB ‘City’ Uniforms — AL Edition

By Phil Hecken, with Tom Juettner Follow @PhilHecken With all sports on hiatus due to COVID-19, and after seeing my recent articles about Dave Pinto “creating” Jim Vilk’s uniform designs, …

Almost Time for Stars and Stripes Uniforms

With Independence Day coming up on the calendar next week, MLB teams will be wearing stars/stripes uniforms on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. With that in mind, my latest ESPN Friday …

Flag on Uniform Prompted Objection Back in 1970

Click to enlarge When the ABA’s Los Angeles Stars moved to Utah in 1970 and became the Utah Stars, they wore two flag patches on their shorts — an American …