Athletic and Sportswear

The $30,000 Grammys Gift Bag for 2019 Has Some Weird, Wonderful Stuff
February 7, 2019 at 1:29 pm

We are pretty fond of misnomers around here, with Frederic Chopin’s “Minute Waltz,” which takes no fewer than 90 seconds to play, among our favorites. Since the Grammy Awards “gift bag” has come to include items valued at more than $30,000, we are tempted to add it to our misnomers list, as that thing has come to fit enough stuff to give Santa’s sack a run for its money...

The NFL's Most Exciting Player Now Has His Own Branded Apparel Store
February 6, 2019 at 1:18 pm

This year, athletes are taking their merchandising into their own hands, and the results are intriguing. Just this week, Dwyane Wade launched a line of apparel called the "D. Wade World Tour" to celebrate his last year in the NBA, and Patrick Mahomes launched his own line of branded apparel through his personal website...

4 Ways to Upgrade Your Athletic and Performance Promo Apparel Sales
January 28, 2019 at 4:09 pm

Ten years ago, if you wore sweatpants and a racerback tank in public, friends would ask if you were headed to the gym. Then, you would have to shamefully say you were actually heading to Chipotle to scarf down a burrito, which was usually met with a judgmental head nod. Flash forward to 2019, and athletic and performance apparel is a streetwear staple...

We've Got Another Airport Clothes-Vending Machine Sighting
January 9, 2019 at 1:10 pm

Remember the good old days when vending machines were just for Kit Kats and Pepsi? Over the past few years, vending machines have become distributors of everything from headphones to puffy vests, and we guess this is the future. (Hopefully this means they'll stop eating our dollars). It turns out the airport is the perfect…

What's Going On With Under Armour?
December 12, 2018 at 1:09 pm

There's been a lot of news this week surrounding Under Armour, and it's not exactly positive. Yahoo Finance reported that the company let go of two marketing executives over spending concerns. This comes one month after the company told its employees they could no longer pay for strip-club visits on their corporate cards...

The Week In Misspelled Sports Jerseys
November 16, 2018 at 12:28 pm

This week, the Syracuse University men's basketball team and the NFL's Chicago Bears misspelled jerseys of a couple roster members, with the former squad’s mistake being especially amusing...

OK, These Adidas World Series Merch Vending Machines Were Freakin' Awesome
October 29, 2018 at 11:28 am

The World Series is over, with the Boston Red Sox cruising to a 4-1 series win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. But, honestly, who cares, because we need to talk about the digital vending machines Adidas used to dispense piles of branded World Series merchandise and promote a new line of shoes...