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 […]

Auction Listing Leads to Sporting Goods Rabbit-Hole Bonanza

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Most of you have probably heard of sports auction houses like Grey Flannel, MeiGray, Steiner Sports, and a bunch of others. Those companies specialize in sports memorabilia, and their auction listings tend to get a lot of play in sports media outlets, including Uni […]

If The NFL’s ‘One Shell Rule’ Were Revoked (AFC Edition)

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Good morning Uni Watch readers! I hope everyone is still doing OK and staying safe (and getting vaccinated if possible). Spring has sprung (at least in my nape of the way), and with the weather getting warmer and innoculations increasing, hopefully we can return to normalcy in […]

Book Cover Exposes Surprising Pirates Uni Detail

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The start of baseball season is traditionally when new baseball-centric books are published, and one of the new titles this year is former MLBer Dave Parker’s autobiography, Cobra: A Life of Baseball and Brotherhood, which was published last Thursday. The cover design is shown above, and it’s […]