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Category: Helmets

Brewers EQ Guy Goes Extra Mile With Grey Helmets, Pink Decals

Click to enlarge MLB did the usual pinkwashing for Ma’s Day yesterday. We all know the drill by now: pink caps, pink jersey ribbons, pink wristbands, belts, shoes, socks, catcher’s …

What Should Commanders Players Have Worn in the Pro Bowl?

Click to enlarge Good morning! The world’s most pointless “football game,” the Pro Bowl, took place yesterday. In case you had something more worthwhile to do, like tweezing your nose …

Uni Watch DIY Project: Turning a Raider into a Bearcat

For all photos, click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Brian Spiess, Senior Assistant General Counsel at the University of Cincinnati, who’s going to tell …

Source: Only 15 NFL Teams Adding New Helmets in 2022

Good morning! Welcome to the first day of the final month of the year. Now then: As we all know by now, the NFL will be lifting the one-shell rule …

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 …

Devils to Feature Local Black-Owned Biz Ad on Helmets

Click to enlarge Interesting move yesterday by the Devils, who announced a new program called Buy Black. Between now and Oct. 29, local Black-owned businesses can apply to be chosen …

Kings, Knights Make Late-Breaking NHL Uni News

Click to enlarge The Kings yesterday confirmed a long-running series of reports, rumors, and leaks by officially unveiling their new alternate uniform. It’s basically a 1990s throwback, but with metallic …

SMUW Uni Tracker Ethan Dimitroff is also a Uniform Designer

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Greetings and good Saturday morning, Uni Watchers. Hope everyone had a good week. As those of you who follow the Sunday Morning Uni Watch are …

Latest NHL Helmet Ad Is Seriously Weird

Click to enlarge Okay, so we all know that I really dislike ads on uniforms. But even if you have no problem with uni ads, the events that unfolded yesterday …

Just a Bit Outside: Wild Throw Hits Ump in the Face

Click to enlarge Heart-stopping moment during last night’s Cards/Mets game, as St. Looie shortstop Edmundo Sosa uncorked a very wild throw to first while trying make a circus play and …

Chris Diamond’s Amazing Helmet Maps

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from the site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul may …

Once The One-Shell Rule Is Lifted, 10 Helmets That Should Happen

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from the site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul may …

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 …

Auction Listing Leads to Sporting Goods Rabbit-Hole Bonanza

For all images, click to enlarge Most of you have probably heard of sports auction houses like Grey Flannel, MeiGray, Steiner Sports, and a bunch of others. Those companies specialize …

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

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken 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 …