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Nike Quietly Debuts New NFL Uni Template on ‘MNF’

For all photos, click to enlarge Now then: Notice anything different about this photo (shown above, I hope!) of Seahawks safety Jamal Adams from last night’s game against the Eagles? …

FedEx, Nike Choose Sides in NFL Name-Change Debate

Yesterday’s Ticker included the news that investment firms and shareholders had asked three prominent ’Skins-associated corporations to stop doing business with the team. Those three companies were FedEx, which holds …

The Story Behind the NFL’s 1990s Uniform Deals

Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be healthy and safe. Hope you are as well. Now then: Over the past two decades we’ve …

Let’s Stare at Ballplayers’ Butts for a Little While

Click to enlarge As MLB players hit the field yesterday for spring training workouts, an interesting thing happened: A fair number of people got in touch to let me know …

Vicis in Crisis: Helmet Brand May Be Forced to Shut Down

About two years ago, I did a fairly in-depth and really interesting interview with Dave Marver, co-founder and CEO of Vicis, the Seattle-based helmet startup that caused a stir in …

Gross: MLB Reveals Full Slate of Nike-fied Home Jerseys

Click to enlarge, if you dare In case you were wondering how your favorite MLB team’s home jersey will look with the Nike maker’s mark on the chest next season, …

EXCLUSIVE: First Look at Nike’s 2020 MLB Jerseys

For months now people have been wondering what MLB jerseys will look like with the Nike maker’s mark on the chest (instead of on the sleeve, where the Majestic logo …

CFL Partners with Cap Maker for New Uniforms

Click to enlarge The CFL finally unveiled its new uniforms yesterday. This is the first set made by the league’s new outfitter, New Era Cap. What you see above are …

What It Was Like Working for Starter in the 1980s and ’90s

Click to enlarge Twenty years ago today — April 19, 1999 — the sportswear brand Starter filed for bankruptcy, bringing an end to a storied retail and on-field brand. As …

Puma’s New Uniforms for The Basketball Tournament

Click to enlarge Last Friday’s Ticker had an item about Puma moving to re-enter the American basketball market. There was more news about that yesterday, as Puma signed more NBA …