Vicis in Crisis: Helmet Brand May Be Forced to Shut Down

About two years ago, I did a fairly in-depth and really interesting interview with Dave Marver, co-founder and CEO of Vicis, the Seattle-based helmet startup that caused a stir in early 2017 by debuting at the top of the NFL’s safety rankings, thanks in part to a softer, more deformable outer shell. At the . . . → Read More: Vicis in Crisis: Helmet Brand May Be Forced to Shut Down

Quick, Let’s Look at the New XFL Unis Before the League Folds

The new XFL, which is due to debut on Feb. 8 (thankfully, I’ll be in Cooperstown to participate in a fun event that weekend — more info on that soon), unveiled the inaugural uniform sets for all eight of its teams last night. Before we get to the team-by-team breakdowns, a few general thoughts:

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Blueshirts Faux It WAY Back For Winter Classic

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While many of us are focused on the big NCAA Football rivalry games today (and yesterday as well), the New York Rangers officially unveiled their 2018 Winter Classic uniform on Friday, just in time for our holiday shopping. Let’s take a look-see:

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Reimagine The XFL Contest Entries - The Finalists!

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We made it! Today we will look at (and vote upon) our finalists for our latest contest — to reimagine an XFL jersey if the team (and league) were still in existence today. All the details for the contest are here, and if you missed it, the . . . → Read More: Reimagine The XFL Contest Entries – The Finalists!