Jim Vilk: Would You (or anyone) Wear This?

Happy Groundhog Day! The MLB news just keeps-a-comin’. Okay, one thing at a time:

1. I mentioned last week that Majestic appeared to be adding a mesh panel on the rear shirttail of the new Flex Base jerseys. I hadn’t thought about how this might look on a pinstriped jersey, but now we know: (Continue reading)

LA Rams Unveil New Logo

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By Phil Hecken

With all the fanfare typically associated with a Friday afternoon (with a long weekend to boot) news dump, the newly-Christened Los Angeles Rams unveiled a brand new logo yesterday. Well, sort of. It’s actually pretty much the exact same logo they used during their tenure in St. Louis…minus . . . → Read More: LA Rams Unveil New Logo

NFL Goes for a Bit More Gold

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As we all know, the NFL has been building up to Super Bowl 50 with all sorts of gold-themed promotions — the gold 50-yard-line markers, the gold version of the league’s logo, gold-accented sideline apparel, and so on. But the players’ uniforms had been unaffected by this — until now. As you can see above, the NFL logo decal on the back of the players’ helmet turned gold this past weekend for each of the eight teams in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, a move that hadn’t previously been announced (at least not to my knowledge).

Does anyone else think this was a downgrade? Obviously, it’s a very small element, so it’s not a big deal either way. Still, I don’t care for the tone of gold they used — it looks drab, not flashy.

The NFL logo on the jerseys and pants retained its usual red-white-blue color scheme, at least for now. But will those logos change to gold for the Supe? It wouldn’t surprise me.

A few other notes from the Wild Card games: (Continue reading)

The Tailgate Candidacy

In yesterday’s Ticker I noted that someone had shown up at a Jeb Bush campaign event with a very SEC-esque “Jeb” sign (shown at right; click to enlarge). I figured the sign had been made by the person holding it, but I was wrong: It was produced by the Bush campaign, which has . . . → Read More: The Tailgate Candidacy