In today’s Ticker: A sneak peek at the Carolina Panthers’ new black helmets, lots of helmet news from college football, and a couple of teasers from some college basketball programs.
- The Panthers will debut their new black helmets tomorrow night. Here’s what they looked like during yesterday’s team practice. (From our own Phil Hecken)
- Here’s every Tennessee uniform, newest to oldest, since Nike became the team’s outfitter in 2015. (From Chad Fields)
- Camouflage and flag-desecration helmets last night for Toledo and Ball State, respectively. (From Blaise D’Sylva)
- New flag-desecration helmet for Iowa, too, which is part of a blackout uni they’ll be wearing this week. (From our own Phil Hecken)
- Also from Phil: Here’s Marshall’s helmet for this year’s “75” game, which pays tribute to the 75 people who died in the 1970 plane crash.
- Really fun new helmets for Western Kentucky. More details here. (From multiple readers)
- Orange/brown/orange this week for Bowling Green. (From Peter Spivak)
- A Zamboni at last night’s Coyotes/Sabres game broke down, so they had to use the other Zamboni to tow it off the ice. (From Mike Chamernik)
- Germany: Ahead of the NFL’s game in Munich on Sunday, the Bundesliga’s English Twitter account tweeted a graphic of NFL-style helmets for this week’s matchups. (From Mark Dziak)
- ESPN did a World Cup-style tournament — complete with group and knockout stages — to rank the uniforms for the upcoming men’s World Cup. (From Mic Foley)
- Sebastian Korda has switched endorsement deals from Adidas to Nike. (From Mark Brieve)
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