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Uni Watch News Ticker for Oct. 4, 2022

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In today’s Ticker: The return of Pat Patriot, BYU’s new BFBS uniforms, and Jaguars’ coach Doug Pederson gets in on a jersey swap.

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Football

NFL

  • Pat Patriot will return to Foxboro on Sunday as the Pats will reportedly debut their new throwbacks. (From @treyj1234)
  • Eagles C Jason Kelce did a jersey swap with Jaguars head coach Doug Pederson following Sunday’s game — well, not technically a true jersey swap, but Kelce traded his jersey for his former coach’s jacket. Is this the first time we’ve seen an NFL coach take part in a post-game wardrobe swap?
  • Christian Lorenz, the keyboardist and main composer for the German rock band Rammstein, posted a photo to Instagram that shows him wearing a Vikings jersey. (From Kevin Weir)
  • We’ve somehow gotten this far into the season without noting that the 49ers are wearing a “39” memorial decal for Hugh McElhenny.

College

  • BYU will wear black jerseys and pants along with a new blue-to-black gradient helmet when they take on Notre Dame in Las Vegas on Saturday.
  • Meanwhile, Notre Dame will be wearing their new Shamrock Series uniforms. (Thanks, Phil)
  • Tennessee will go GFGS Saturday at LSU. (From Lee Wilds)
  • Yale will wear fauxback uniforms on Saturday as part of the team’s 150th-anniversary celebration. The cream-colored jerseys with a diamond pattern running down the center are modeled after jerseys worn by Walter Camp when he played at Yale in the late 1870s. (Thanks to all who shared)

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  • Strand of Oaks frontman Timothy Showalter posted a photo of his youth football uniform, which included a team name typo. (From Jimmy Lonetti)
Hockey

NHL

  • The Capitals have announced which games they’ll wear their blue alternate sweaters. (From our own Jamie Rathjen and Bryan Martin Firvida)
  • The Jets have unveiled a statue of former C Dale Hawerchuk outside their arena. They also wore alternate uniforms with a throwback logo during Saturday’s preseason game to mark the occasion. (From Wade Heidt)

College

  • New third sweaters for Syracuse’s men’s club team. (From @RyanInNiles and John Muir)

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  • The Belfast Giants of the Elite Ice Hockey League in Great Britain have unveiled a new mascot. (From Kary Klismet)
Basketball

NBA

  • Blake Griffin will wear No. 91 for the Celtics as a tribute to Dennis Rodman. He’s the first Celtic to wear that number, and only the fifth to do so in NBA history. (From our own Anthony Emerson)
  • A Pelicans blog spoke with the founder of the design firm that helped with the team’s renaming and rebranding process about a decade ago, about what may be next for the Pelicans’ look.
  • This is pretty cool: a video tour of the abandoned Arco Arena, former home of the Kings. (From Steve Sher)
  • Mash-up wardrobe: Here’s a shot of Warriors G Klay Thompson working out while wearing a 2013 Team USA practice jersey, a pair of 2013-14 Santa Cruz Warriors shorts, and a pair of 2016 Eastern Conference All-Star socks. (From @itstheshorts)
  • Victor Wembanyama, a potential future first overall pick, was recently profiled by Slam magazine. The cover photo shows Wembanyama in a jersey without a Puma makers mark, while inside photos show him wearing the Puma logo. @luc1311 points out that Wembanyama has an endorsement deal with Nike.

College

Soccer

USA

  • South Georgia Tormenta FC of USL League One has opened a new stadium. (From Kary Klismet)

International

Auto Racing
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  • A local TV station in Detroit is holding a bracket-style tournament to determine the city’s best pro sports logo.
  • Augusta Margaret River Hawks faced South Bunbury Tigers in the South West (Aussie) Football League Grand Final the other day. Check out the cool program cover artwork! (From Allan Jennings)
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Comments (16)

    This is pretty cool: a video tour of the abandoned Arco Arena, former home of the Clippers. (From Steve Sher)

    Kings, not Clippers.

    Klay Thompson has never played a game for an Eastern Conference team and has never been an Eastern Conference All-Star.

    Rammstein just played at US Bank Stadium back at the end of August, so Flake must have picked up a Vikings jersey then.

    According to its Wikipedia entry, ARCO Arena is now demolished. So I wouldn’t call it abandoned anymore.

    Did I read the Notre Dam Shamrock Series piece correctly? As best I can tell, there is no mention of an opponent. Maybe it’s a scrimmage.

    Almost interesting, and maybe a little unusual, that of the 17 Livingstone soccer players, all of them wear their hair long. None have hair short enough not to go in a pony tail. Not sure why I noticed that. And maybe it’s not that unusual.

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