Pro Sports Fight Songs: NFL

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Greetings from Milwaukee, . . . → 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

NFL Goes for the Gold

The next NFL season will culminate with Super Bowl 50 (remember they’re using Arabic numerals for that one, not Roman numerals), and the league is apparently planning to mark that occasion with a season-long initiative called “On the Fifty.”

That news emerged from the NFL owners’ meetings yesterday, where NFL.com writer/podcaster Marc Sessler . . . → Read More: NFL Goes for the Gold