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?

Why Should Sports Teams Be Visiting the White House?

As you’re no doubt aware by now, the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles were scheduled to visit the White House earlier this week, and then they ended up not going. There’s talk that the two teams in the NBA Finals don’t want to visit the White House either, apparently because of their antipathy for . . . → Read More: Why Should Sports Teams Be Visiting the White House?