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When the Number and Name Colors Don’t Match

Notice anything uni-notable about this old photo of Michael Jordan about to break some hearts in Detroit?

Here’s the part that interests me: For both teams, the color of the NOB lettering doesn’t match the color of the uni numbers. I haven’t come up with a snappy name for this phenomenon yet, but for . . . → Read More: When the Number and Name Colors Don’t Match

Which City’s Teams Are the Most Color-Consistent?

[Editor’s Note: Good morning! Today we have a guest entry from Mat Swatek, who’s created a project regarding team colors that I’m pretty sure everyone here will love. Enjoy! — PL]

By Mat Swatek

Have you ever thought about how teams in a particular city tend to use similar colors for their uniforms and . . . → Read More: Which City’s Teams Are the Most Color-Consistent?

To Play or Not to Play: That Is the Question

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With the NFL draft kicking off last night, I want to share this 1935 Philadelphia Eagles letter that reader/proofreader/pal Jerry Wolper came across the other day. At first I thought it was a Ticker item; then I thought it merited “Too good for the Ticker” status; and . . . → Read More: To Play or Not to Play: That Is the Question

Chargers Flatten the Curve with New Logo, Color Scheme

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With leaks and rumors piling up, the Chargers shifted into “Ah, fuck it” mode yesterday and went ahead with the unveiling of their new logo — no buildup, no drumroll, no teaser video, just a surprise announcement. They also said that their new uniforms will be released . . . → Read More: Chargers Flatten the Curve with New Logo, Color Scheme