Athletic and Sportswear

Adidas Makes MLS Uniforms Out of Ocean Waste
April 20, 2017 at 2:25 pm

In the soccer world, the word "plastics" usually comes with a negative connotation meaning a bandwagon or faux fan. But, in this case, Adidas is associating plastics in soccer with environmentally conscious jerseys. Sportswear companies are starting to look for ways of repurposing materials into apparel and footwear. Adidas, especially, has been on the forefront…

The Best and Worst 2017 NBA Playoffs T-shirts
April 19, 2017 at 1:10 pm

With March Madness gone, basketball fans are focusing on another basketball event: the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Whether it's to watch LeBron go for another ring or the Golden State Warriors' dream team, fans everywhere are ready for an exciting end to the 2017 NBA season. And, as per usual, all I can focus on are the…

Little League Team's Customized Illuminati Jerseys Go Viral
April 12, 2017 at 11:55 am

You probably remember the pressure of coming up with a unique name for your little league baseball teams. I'm pretty sure my first grade team named ours the Hurricanes—the peak of originality. Well, this baseball team in Illinois just hit the ball out of the park with their customized Illuminati…

Study Finds Teenagers are Ditching Under Armour
April 12, 2017 at 11:36 am

Remember those "hot or not" polls your high school would take every year? How else could you determine whether it was Backstreet Boys or 'NYSNC you should focus your attention on? Thankfully, the popularity polls continue into modern-day life, and this one from PiperJaffray provides insights into the…

My 9 Favorite March Madness Jerseys
March 22, 2017 at 11:08 am

March Madness is such a magical time. I'm probably only saying that because I'm currently winning my group's bracket challenge. Either way, we've got never-ending games, college rivalries and awesome mascots to hold our attention. What could be better than that? And, when you work in the world of promotional apparel, you tend to pay…

Tom Brady's Stolen Super Bowl Jersey Finally Found
March 22, 2017 at 9:47 am

The case of the missing jersey—not a "Hardy Boys" story, just the actual chain of events that occurred after the New England Patriots won Super Bowl LI. After the Pats won their game against the Atlanta Falcons, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady quickly changed into his new Super Bowl champions T-shirt, and his game jersey disappeared.…

UCLA Hoops Star Lonzo Ball Avoids Sanctions Over Family's Big Baller Brand Apparel Line
March 16, 2017 at 11:38 am

Lonzo Ball has made many memories over his 19-year existence, with the last few months having bred a significant number of unforgettable ones, including designation as a First-Team All-American and the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year for his basketball feats at UCLA. Ahead of tomorrow’s NCAA Tournament opener in Sacramento, the star point guard can…