A Close Look at Soccer Officials’ Patches

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from our own Jamie Rathjen, who’s going to delve into the topic of soccer officials’ patches. Enjoy. — PL]

By Jamie Rathjen

Soccer is played throughout the world, with each country developing its own peculiar habits and protocols. Case in point: the identifying patches worn by . . . → Read More: A Close Look at Soccer Officials’ Patches

The Puck Drops on Another NHL Season

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The NHL regular season began last night, and it included the Blues raising their Stanley Cup championship banner (with no accompanying Enterprise banner, not bad!).

In a move that hadn’t been announced in advance, the Blues also wore a facsimile of the banner as a jersey patch . . . → Read More: The Puck Drops on Another NHL Season

Gross: MiLB Adds Ad Patches for Triple-A Title Game

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Distressing news yesterday from Minor League Baseball, which announced that the two teams competing in tonight’s Triple-A Championship Game — the Columbus Clippers and the Sacramento River Cats — will be wearing advertising patches on their jerseys.

Man, does that look like shit or what? I considered giving it . . . → Read More: Gross: MiLB Adds Ad Patches for Triple-A Title Game

A Detailed Look At The Apollo Program Patches

By Phil Hecken, with Marc Mayntz Follow @PhilHecken !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

50 years ago today, humankind accomplished what was once thought impossible: putting a man on the moon and safely returning him home (actually — it was two men who walked on the moon), with the Apollo Program set in motion years earlier by President . . . → Read More: A Detailed Look At The Apollo Program Patches