Monday Morning Uni Watch, Wild Card Edition

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Good morning! Interesting move prior to yesterday’s NFC Wild Card playoff game by Eagles center Jason Kelce, who wore an NNOB jersey for pregame warmups to symbolize the team’s “no-name” underdog status. He did wear a standard nameplate once the game started.

“No-name,” of course, has a . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch, Wild Card Edition

Cursive Writing Makes Comeback — on the Hardcourt

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Reader Bryan Beban tipped me off yesterday to something interesting: The road uniforms for Eastern Washington — a school that plays in the Big Sky Conference — have script NOBs!

That’s a pretty rare thing. Off the top of my head, I can think of only one . . . → Read More: Cursive Writing Makes Comeback — on the Hardcourt

Is There Such a Thing as a ‘Perfect’ NOB?

Sometimes people get in touch with me and propose good topics to write about. If I’m busy, those topics sometimes get back-burnered — and then I sometimes forget about them.

That’s what happened with a great topic that was suggested nearly three years ago by reader Tony Bruno. Here’s the email he sent to . . . → Read More: Is There Such a Thing as a ‘Perfect’ NOB?

Smell the Glove: Pitt’s Absurd Blackout Uniforms

I got a note last night from reader Rich Friedman, as follows:

Has anyone ever looked into why the chest script and the NOBs on the Pitt Panthers’ black basketball uniforms are virtually unreadable?

I am the mop guy for the Miami Hurricanes basketball team, so I have arguably the best seat in the . . . → Read More: Smell the Glove: Pitt’s Absurd Blackout Uniforms