Designer Ethan Dimitroff Creates a High School Football Helmet

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Hey kids, welcome to the day after the day after the Fourth of July (hope everyone had a safe holiday!), when many people are on a four-day vacation/holiday, and we enter the ‘dead’ period just before things start picking up with the MLB All . . . → Read More: Designer Ethan Dimitroff Creates a High School Football Helmet

Charge! 1960s Car Commercial Is Loaded with Uni Goodness

Reader Chris Alvarez (@chrisinleaucadia) recently stumbled across an old TV commercial that totally delivers the uni-driven goods. It’s embedded above — go ahead and take 60 seconds to watch it.

Lots of things worth noting here: Let’s take one thing at a time:

• First and foremost, it’s so awesome to see have up-close . . . → Read More: Charge! 1960s Car Commercial Is Loaded with Uni Goodness

Is The C-Flap About to Become More the Rule Than the Exception?

Last year, just as the MLB season was getting started, I wrote an ESPN piece in which I said that the C-Flap faceguard extension was “poised for a breakout season,” which turned to be correct. I also said C-flapped players “might soon outnumber non-flappers.”

It looks like I was right about that as well. . . . → Read More: Is The C-Flap About to Become More the Rule Than the Exception?

Uni Watch Craft Project: Tecmo Super Bowl Cross-Stitch!

Click to enlarge — it’s worth it!

When the Chargers announced their new primary jersey and new facemask color last week, most fans were happy. But Charles Wagner, a longtime card-carrying Uni Watch member, was annoyed. The new facemask meant he’d have to go back and revise a spectacular DIY . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Craft Project: Tecmo Super Bowl Cross-Stitch!