Uni Watch Rust Belt Unveiling Tour Rolls On

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Pro Sports Fight Songs: NFL

Greetings from Milwaukee, where I’ll be covering the unveiling of the Bucks’ new logo set tonight. Uni Watch intern Mike Chamernik, who’s a big Bucks fan, will be coming up from Chicago to join me. I’ll have two ESPN pieces on this: Tonight there’ll be a basic reaction/assessment piece, and then tomorrow I’ll have . . . → Read More: Pro Sports Fight Songs: NFL

Painting Uniforms on Uniforms

Reader Douglas Ford recently alerted me to the work of an artist named Dan Stromme, who has an interesting specialty: He paints sports scenes on helmets and jerseys.

Let’s start with the helmets, which are particularly cool. Here are some of my favorites (for all of these, you can click to enlarge):

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Gold Diggers: NFL Marketing Scheme Officially Becomes Unbearable

Yesterday I wrote about how the NFL was going with gold 50-yard line markers, gold-trimmed Pro Bowl uniforms, and a gold NFL Draft logo, all to mark the season-culminating 50th Super Bowl. I also wrote that “if there’s anything we’ve learned about the NFL over the years, it’s that they think anything worth . . . → Read More: Gold Diggers: NFL Marketing Scheme Officially Becomes Unbearable