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The situation regarding White Sox pitcher Chris Sale reportedly cutting up his team’s throwback jerseys is certainly unusual. But it’s not the first time a uniform or uni element has been been cut, sliced, or scissored. Here are some examples, although I’m sure there are others: (Continue reading)
History was made last night, as the Cavaliers wore their BFBS sleeved jerseys for Game 5 of the NBA Finals. It marked the first time a sleeved design has been worn in the Finals. Ironically, the Cavs did this while facing the Warriors, who started the modern NBA sleeve trend in 2013 but have never gone sleeved in the Finals themselves. (Continue reading)
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The guy shown above is Nick Emery, a freshman guard who plays for BYU. As you can see, he goes with a long-sleeve base-layer shirt under his jersey, which he wears due to circulatory issues in his arms.
Emery isn’t alone. The long-sleeved look, which dates back at least to Oklahoma guard Tony Crocker around 2009, is spreading — and not just in the men’s game. Check out this shot from a recent Auburn/Alabama women’s game:
The legality of these long-sleeved shirts seems to be somewhat nebulous. Some players have apparently been told not to wear them: (Continue reading)