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Are You Ready for Some Baseball?

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Paul here, filling in again for Phil, who’s off this weekend.

Grapefruit and Cactus League action got underway in earnest yesterday, and there were several uni-notable aspects of the Yanks/Jays game in Tampa. First, as you can see above, the Blue Jays have added a black armband. . . . → Read More: Are You Ready for Some Baseball?

Talking NFL Helmets with Poster Designer John Williams

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When I recently did the 2019 year-end raffle, one of the prizes was an NFL helmet poster, which was eventually won by reader Charles Drake. That poster was designed by a guy named John Williams (that’s him above). In case you don’t remember the . . . → Read More: Talking NFL Helmets with Poster Designer John Williams

Uni Watch DIY Project: Resurrecting an Old Football Helmet

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Brian Gunter, who’s going to fill us in on his fascinating hobby of transforming old football helmets into new ones. Enjoy. — PL]

By Brian Gunter

I have an unusual hobby: I find old football helmets and recondition them to look like a new helmet . . . → Read More: Uni Watch DIY Project: Resurrecting an Old Football Helmet

Vicis in Crisis: Helmet Brand May Be Forced to Shut Down

About two years ago, I did a fairly in-depth and really interesting interview with Dave Marver, co-founder and CEO of Vicis, the Seattle-based helmet startup that caused a stir in early 2017 by debuting at the top of the NFL’s safety rankings, thanks in part to a softer, more deformable outer shell. At the . . . → Read More: Vicis in Crisis: Helmet Brand May Be Forced to Shut Down