Lawyer’s Tweet Sparks False NFL Throwback Speculation

An odd little drama played out in the uni-verse yesterday. It was nominally about the NFL, the Vikings, and the 1920s franchise the Duluth Eskimos (whose old jersey design is shown above). But in the bigger picture, it was really about misinformation, speculation, and bad journalism.

It began when an intellectual property attorney named . . . → Read More: Lawyer’s Tweet Sparks False NFL Throwback Speculation

What Happens When the Logo Doesn't Match the Athlete?

The logo for the Pro Bowlers Association, shown at right, depicts a bowler silhouetted in white against a black background. Just as with Jerry Dior’s classic MLB logo, the silhouetted figure is cleverly positioned so that he could be either left-handed or right-handed, depending on whether you’re looking at him from the front or . . . → Read More: What Happens When the Logo Doesn’t Match the Athlete?

Maybe This Explains the Mono-Red Uniforms

I generally don’t care one way or the other about athletes’ product endorsements, but I was intrigued by the recent news about Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. As you may have heard, Mahomes really likes ketchup (he puts it on, among other things, his steak and his mac-and-cheese), and earlier this week he signed an . . . → Read More: Maybe This Explains the Mono-Red Uniforms

Why Do Throwbacks Always Look So Good?

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Last week I tweeted a photo of the Hawks’ 1968 throwback uni (shown above), which the team will wear for select games this season. That prompted one of my Twitter followers, J. Reuben Clark, to ask, “Why do throwback unis almost always seem to be an improvement . . . → Read More: Why Do Throwbacks Always Look So Good?