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Category: Sleeves

The Thunder, With NOBs Down Under

Click to enlarge Another day, another sleeved NBA jersey, this time for the Thunder. It’ll be worn for the final four Sunday home games of the regular season, beginning this …

If You Can’t Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve, Wear It on Your Pad

[Editor’s Note: Charles Noerenberg recently submitted a Ticker entry that was so interesting and so well-developed that I’ve decided to turn it into a guest entry. Enjoy. ”” PL] By …

… And Not All Ballplayers Are Superheroes

When I wrote about the difference between uniforms and equipment last Friday, I neglected to mention compression sleeves. The rules surrounding them make no sense: On the one hand, your …

A Death Knell for NBA Sleeves?

When the King talks, the peasants listen. That’s the takeaway from yesterday’s news, first reported by Bleacher Report, that newly minted NBA Commish Adam Silver plans to meet with LeBron …

Stocking Stuffer or Lump of Coal?

If you can’t see the slideshow, click here What we have here are the jerseys that will be worn by five of the 10 NBA teams playing on Christmas Day. …

Armed and Beautiful

Last Thursday night I received a note from reader Don Gale, who wanted to let me know that Astros first baseman Carlos Peña was wearing a pair of armbands that …

And So It Begins

Interesting situation last night in Cleveland, as the Red Sox played the Indians. As you can see, the Bosox acknowledged the Boston Marathon bombings by hanging a jersey in the …

Something Up Their Sleeve

As you can see at right, Golden State made a bit of NBA history yesterday, as the team unveiled a new alternate jersey with sleeves. Due to make its on-court …

An Earthquake, a Hurricane, and Now This

So Phil and I are at yesterday’s Mets/Fish doubleheader at Shea, and we decide to take a stroll around the ballpark after the first game ends. In the midst of …

A Brand of a Different Stripe

As you may recall, last Friday I engaged in a lengthy examination of Hank Aaron’s 1974 footwear. A few hours after I posted that piece, I got the following note …

‘Look, Lou, I didn’t design the damn thing, okay?’

Yesterday afternoon I was kinda half-working, half-watching the Mets/Cards spring training game on my computer. At one point a Mets hitter checked his swing and the catcher asked the plate …

Guess What Chips I Won’t Be Eating Today?

Have there ever been a worse helmet design match-up than last night’s Fiesta Bowl? Woof. Fortunately, the game featured a few uni-notable aspects: • Boise State wore orange pants for …

What a Cool Sport, Maybe It’ll Catch on Someday

Thanks to Phil’s recent “Worst Uni Ever” poll, you’ve seen plenty of Colorado Caribous photos lately. But most of you probably haven’t seen this one. That shot, along with a …

In Which My Mind Is Completely and Utterly Blown

It doesn’t take much to make my day — just genius, transcendence, perfection. Serve me up a tall glass of those and I’m an easy fella to please, ask anyone. …

Somewhere, Patrick Ewing Is Smiling (or maybe just taking a nap, whatever)

Here’s something I forgot to mention in last Friday’s NBA entry: Players in Saturday’s Suns/Warriors preseason game, which was played outdoors, had official permission to wear long undersleeves — an …