[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul is still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally.]
By Phil Hecken, with Jeremy Brahm
We continue today with our look at the uniforms being worn in different Olympic sports and disciplines, and today we’ll be taking a look at volleyball. My correspondent today is Jeremy Brahm, a name that should be familiar to most of you.
There’s a lot to get to, so I’ll turn it over to Jeremy right here. (Continue reading)
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By Phil Hecken
After teasing it Friday evening (there were a couple of items in yesterday’s ticker), the Virginia Tech Hokies released a sports
rebranding tweaking yesterday, across all sports. As it has begun doing with other schools, it was all part of a department-wide “branding initiative” by Nike. The school revealed new uniforms for a number of sports, including football, men’s and women’s hoops, baseball, softball, lacrosse, and volleyball. So, in the fall of this year, all 22 athletic programs will begin phasing in new uniforms that will feature consistent logos, colors, lettering and numerals. (Continue reading)
[Ed. Note: I was severely tempted to post a “Sunday Open Thread,” as I was detained for most of Saturday enjoying the wonderful company of some fine folks, who joined with yesterday’s Birthday Boy to help him celebrate his day. Due to it being one of those ‘weeks from hell’ at work, I . . . → Read More: Block That Spike!
What’s been the biggest change in pro football over the past 30 years? A lot of things come to mind: modern training methods, the increased size of linemen, the overall increase in athleticism and speed, the advent of video review, the increasing dominance of African-American players, the disappearance of jersey sleeves, the utter . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch