Small ticker today, but we’ve got controversy coming out of Qatar due to Denmark’s desire to protest, lots of military appreciation stuff, and a new state flag.
- The Nationals’ sidewalk sale will feature some stadium signage. (From William F. Yurasko)
- AHL: The Grand Rapids Griffins have unveiled their military appreciation jerseys, to be worn this evening and tomorrow. (From Brandon Weir)
- According to the Bucks’ chief media officer, the team is no longer allowed to have cream-colored unis, despite their desire to retain them. (From Lucas Stoller)
- England: Aston Villa fans have selected the club’s new crest, to be introduced after this season. A major upgrade, though I don’t like the addition of another circular crest in a league that already has six of their 20 clubs with some variation of a circle. (From multiple readers)
- Pathetic: FIFA will not allow Denmark’s men’s to train in jerseys that read “Human Rights for All.” Though no official reason was given, the German media is reporting that FIFA deemed the jerseys to be a political statement. As if choosing to host their premier event in a country with a chilling human rights record isn’t also a political statement. (Thanks, Jamie and Phil)
- England: The English men’s national team is debating whether or not to continue kneeling before kickoff in solidarity with racial justice activists. The team has done so for every match since the murder of George Floyd, but the Premier League captains jointly decided to stop the practice before every match. (Thanks, Jamie)
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