The NFL yesterday announced this year’s 32 nominees for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, an annual award recognizing philanthropy and community impact. And the league also announced two new uni-related protocols pertaining to the award.
For starters, all active players who’ve won the Payton award will now wear a jersey patch . . . → Read More: NFL Adds Jersey Patch for Walter Payton Award Winners
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Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is apparently a superstitious fella. As you can see above, he was wearing an old, sweat- and rosin-stained cap for last night’s World Series opener. They presumably just slapped the Series logo patch on his preferred piece of headwear.
. . . → Read More: A Uni Watch Look at Last Night’s World Series Opener
Two more NBA teams announced jersey advertising patches yesterday. Let’s start in L.A., where the Lakers have struck a deal with the e-commerce site Wish (which I had never heard of until yesterday, although I’m sure that says more about me than it does about Wish). Here’s how the patch will look on their . . . → Read More: Wishing for an Ad-Free Lakers Jersey? Too Late!
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The Warriors yesterday became the latest NBA team to add an advertising patch, as they announced a new deal with the Japanese tech company Rakuten.
The deal is notable for several reasons:
• The Warriors are the defending NBA champs, so anything they do carries extra weight.
. . . → Read More: Golden State to Wear NBA’s Latest Badge of Shame