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Category: Arenas

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 …

DePaul Adds Chicago Flag to New Arena’s Roof

On Wednesday afternoon I was yakking on the phone with Chicago Tribune sportswriter Phil Thompson, who was interviewing me for this story about the Bulls’ new alternate uniform. The uni …

Bucks Unveil First-Ever Throwback Uniform with an Ad Patch

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site (although he’s still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally), and Phil is …

Uni Watch Bookshelf: ‘Architecture on Ice’ Looks at Hockey Arena History

Serious discussions of architecture don’t usually involve sporting venues. And when they do, the venues are usually baseball or football stadiums. So I was intrigued when I recently learned about …

Uni Watch Profiles: Jordi Kodrinsky, NBA Court Artist

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a piece from intern Mike Chamernik, who recently interviewed an NBA fan with a great online project. ”” PL] By Mike Chamernik About a year …

Uni Watch DIY Project: Get Aud of Here!

[Editor’s Note: It’s been a very fertile time for DIY projects. Our latest one comes from Mike Cline Jr., who took on a very specific kind of project that I …

What a Rip-Off!

. I should have had this for yesterday’s entry, but nobody had brought it to my attention: Right at the start of Monday night’s 76ers/Clippers game, Sixers guard Tony Wroten …

Timelessly Representing the Ballclub, NBA Edition (Part II)

By Phil Hecken For those of you who read Uni Watch on the weekends, you’re very familiar with the “Timelessly Representing the Ballclub” series, the second half of the NBA …

Timelessly Representing the Ballclub, NBA Edition (Part I)

By Phil Hecken The “Timelessly Representing” series has proven quite popular. This week we have the NBA, and we’re going to begin with the NBA Eastern Division. The concept of …

He Shoots, He Score(board)s!

Like many of you, I’ve always had a certain fascination with scoreboards. So I was pretty jazzed when Reader Cory Gibson-Bath recent tipped me wise to a new site devoted …