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Some Thoughts About Virtue Signaling on Uniforms

Back on June 19, I wrote a blog entry about how it looked like MLB was moving toward approving ad patches on uniforms for this season. (Thankfully, the winds soon shifted and uni ads were taken off the table, at least for now.) That entry prompted longtime reader Chris Weber to post the following . . . → Read More: Some Thoughts About Virtue Signaling on Uniforms

Naming Right or Wrong? Seattle Arena Gets New Moniker

Seattle’s new NHL franchise is set to hit the ice at the start of the 2021-22 season. We still don’t know what the team’s name will be (the latest word is that it may not be revealed until the fall), but now we at least know the new name for their arena.

Some quick . . . → Read More: Naming Right or Wrong? Seattle Arena Gets New Moniker

If There Are No Fans, Should There Be Fake Crowd Noise?

Ten days ago I did a Q&A post about what the uni-verse might be like when North American team sports return to action. It included this passage:

Since fans won’t be allowed to attend the games, there have been some reports that leagues might use fake crowd noise in the empty stadiums and arenas. . . . → Read More: Should Games in Empty Stadiums Have Fake Crowd Noise?

Uni Watch Classics: Coke Teams vs. Pepsi Teams

[Editor’s Note: Today I’m re-running — with some light edits and updates — a post that originally appeared on April 26, 2011. It involves a metaphor that I’ve found myself invoking quite a bit lately when I’ve been interviewed by writers radio/podcast hosts, so this seemed like a good time to revisit it. Enjoy. . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Classics: Coke Teams vs. Pepsi Teams