And Then There Were Two

When the 2017-18 NBA season tipped off a little more than a year ago, 17 of the league’s 30 teams had sold space on their jerseys to corporate advertisers. Another four teams joined the ad patch bandwagon during the 2017-18 season, plus three more during the offseason, one more during the 2018-19 preseason, and . . . → Read More: And Then There Were Two

College Football to Feature 150th-Anniversary Patch in 2019

More than two and a half years ago, I wrote that 2019 would probably be an epic year for anniversary patches. We’ve already seen the beginnings of that wave with the unveiling of the NFL’s crummy centennial logo. And yesterday came word that college football teams will wear a 150th-anniversary patch next season.

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Penguins, Islanders Wear Star of David for Massacre Victims

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On Monday I speculated about the various ways that the Steelers might memorialize the Tree of Life massacre victims. But the Penguins beat them to it. For last night’s home game against the Islanders, they wore a cleverly designed jersey patch featuring their standard triangle-based logo with . . . → Read More: Pens and Isles Wear Star of David for Massacre Victims

A Uni Watch Look at Game One of the World Series

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There was a uni-related anomaly in last night’s World Series opener even before the game started, as Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (above left) had a cap with the Postseason patch, rather than the World Series patch (as shown on the cap of teammate J.D. Martinez, above . . . → Read More: A Uni Watch Look at Game One of the World Series