Today in the Ticker: Non-NFL tributes to Damar Hamlin, some pro cycling teams release new jerseys, and more.
- Here is Cheap Trick bassist Tom Petersson wearing a Pirates jersey onstage in 1979. (From Scott Chamberlain)
- The Penguins have added a “CF” memorial decal for D Kris Letang’s father. (From our own Jerry Wolper)
- The AHL’s Springfield Thunderbirds wore throwbacks on Saturday from the team they replaced in the city, the Springfield Falcons. (From Wade Heidt)
- England: Chelsea’s men’s team added No. 9 to their warm-up shirts yesterday in memory of former striker Gianluca Vialli, who passed away last week.
- England: The second-tier women’s team London City Lionesses wore their pink and grey second kit at home yesterday. The reason? A new partnership with Foudys, an online store which says it’s the first specific to women’s soccer.
- Japan: New shirts for Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo, Nagoya Grampus, and Vissel Kobe. (From Jeremy Brahm)
- Scotland: The Women’s Scottish Cup has a new logo. As you can see, even though the Scottish Football Association has also started calling the men’s version the “Men’s Scottish Cup” in writing, they haven’t updated its logo to say that.
- I’m not sure of the context, but somebody made a birthday cake based on Red Bull Formula One driver Sergio Pérez’s helmet — probably not for Pérez because his birthday is in a few weeks. (From Jeremy Brahm)
- “NHRA Top Fuel tires have a lifespan of just six 1000 foot races, here is part of the reason why,” says David Firestone.
- I believe this has been on the site before, but if you’ve never seen it, at least one 1980s NASCAR Cup Series pole award was an advertiser tie-in consisting of a mounted dirty sock. (From David Firestone)
- We’ve featured AMA Supercross rider Chase Sexton multiple times on the site for his uniform-themed firesuits. He’s back with what looks like a new version of a Bulls-based design that he’s worn before. (From Connor Ferguson)
- This section rounds up some pro teams’ new jerseys that have been released recently, starting with the men’s World Tour teams Bora-Hansgrohe and Ineos Grenadiers.
- After that is the men’s and women’s World Tour’s Movistar Team.
- Next is the men’s ProTeam and Women’s World Tour team Human Powered Health.
- Finally, the Women’s World Tour teams FDJ Suez Futuroscope, EF Education-Tibco-SVB, and SD Worx.
- The Santa Anita Park racetrack in California put a Bills-colored saddle on its statue of Seabiscuit to support Damar Hamlin. (From our own Jerry Wolper)
- Here are the Colorado Mammoth’s new NLL championship rings. (From Wade Heidt)