Behold: The First Position-Specific Football Helmet

We’re all familiar with the different facemask styles that are common for various football positions. But now Vicis is releasing something new — not just a position-specific facemask, but a position-specific helmet, which may redefine the look of the sport.

You may be asking yourself, “Wait a minute — didn’t Vicis go bust a . . . → Read More: Behold: The First Position-Specific Football Helmet

Revealed: MLB Rejected Nike/Reebok Uni Deal in 1990s

As we’re all aware, Nike became MLB’s uniform outfitter in 2020. But here’s something you might not know or remember: Nike almost struck an MLB deal, in conjunction with Reebok, back in the late 1990s, but MLB turned its back on the proposed deal.

The story, which I have zero memory of — it . . . → Read More: Revealed: MLB Rejected Nike/Reebok Uni Deal in 1990s

Nike Quietly Debuts New NFL Uni Template on ‘MNF’

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Now then: Notice anything different about this photo (shown above, I hope!) of Seahawks safety Jamal Adams from last night’s game against the Eagles?

Adams was one of at least three Seattle players who were wearing an updated Nike tailoring template that, to my . . . → Read More: Nike Quietly Debuts New NFL Uni Template on ‘MNF’

FedEx, Nike Choose Sides in NFL Name-Change Debate

Yesterday’s Ticker included the news that investment firms and shareholders had asked three prominent ’Skins-associated corporations to stop doing business with the team. Those three companies were FedEx, which holds the naming rights to the team’s stadium; PepsiCo, which is a stadium concessionaire and also has the naming rights to one of the stadium . . . → Read More: FedEx, Nike Choose Sides in NFL Name-Change Debate