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Naming Right or Wrong? Seattle Arena Gets New Moniker

Seattle’s new NHL franchise is set to hit the ice at the start of the 2021-22 season. We still don’t know what the team’s name will be (the latest word …

Sweet Relief: MLB Uni Ads Won’t Be Happening for Now

Good morning! I’m feeling very chipper today — and you should be as well! — because MLB uniform ads, which seemed like a done deal as recently as a few …

MLB, Union Chart Disastrous Course Toward Uniform Ads

The baseball section of yesterday’s Ticker had an item about how the MLB owners had sent the players’ union a proposal that included, among many other things, a provision allowing …

Riddle Me This: Polish Team Wears Giant Question Mark

Click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from reader Tom Gronek, who’s uncovered a fascinating uni-related situation in the world of Polish soccer. Enjoy. — PL] …

Would Uni Advertisers Really Be on Board in 2020?

Yesterday, as a tangential issue regarding the Rams’ new uniforms, I addressed the topic of whether their new jersey patches are a precursor to NFL uniform ads. (They’re not.) Today …

More Details on How NBA Teams Solicited Uni Advertisers

Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be healthy, safe, and mostly sane (although one inhabitant still has the annoying habit of howling at …

Lost Unis Lead to Inconsistent Look on the Pitch

Click to enlarge To all of the problems with uniform ads, we can now add this: Sometimes the ads don’t match! That was the case yesterday for German soccer team …

Best-Dressed Man on the Court: Rozier Goes Ad-Free

Click to enlarge Notice anything different about Hornets point guard Terry Rozier III’s jersey in last night’s game against the Cavs? His Lending Tree ad patch was missing! As it …

Does William Perry Know About This? Admirals Reveal Fridge-Themed Logo Mascot

Click to enlarge It’s not often that I have occasion to write about minor league hockey. But the AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals — that’s the top affiliate of the Nashville Predators …

And So…It Begins

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Yesterday, the Cincinnati Reds became the first team to announce a new uniform (jersey, actually) for the 2020 season. They like to claim they’re the …