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Arby's Takes Advantage of NCAA NIL Rule Change for 'Arby's for RBs' Merch Box Campaign
November 30, 2021 at 8:19 am

Arby's is giving college football running backs $500 and a box of branded merch for saying they're eating at Arby's. It's part of the cleverly-named "Arby's RBs" sponsorship program. The first 200 D-1 running backs to post “Tonight, I’m getting Arby’s” on Instagram or Twitter will receive the cash and merch box...

Darius Rucker’s Apparel Collection is Latest Partnership by NFL, Fanatics
November 17, 2021 at 11:50 am

Music star Darius Rucker, formerly of Hootie and the Blowfish and current country sensation, is now adding another achievement to his lifetime of success: a line of officially licensed NFL apparel inspired by his love of music, football and fashion called NFL x Darius Rucker Collection by Fanatics. But, unlike the somewhat unpopular collection that…

Why Is It So Hard to Find Chicago Sky WNBA Championship Gear?
October 26, 2021 at 1:15 pm

The Chicago Sky just won the WNBA championship, but you might not know that if you get your sports cues from merchandise. Unlike when other hometown teams have won their leagues' biggest trophies, Chicago retailers are saying that there’s a shortage of Sky championship gear...

NCAA Will Allow 'March Madness' Branding for 2022 Women's Tournament
October 8, 2021 at 1:01 pm

Starting in 2022, the NCAA women’s basketball tournament will get to use the “March Madness” branding that was previously reserved for the men’s tournament. The move comes after criticism over the two tournaments in 2021, which critics say heavily favored the men in terms of branding, advertising, training facilities and even the swag that players received...

New NHL Jerseys Feature 50% Recycled Material and 'Dimensional Embroidery'
September 29, 2021 at 10:05 am

In an effort to make this upcoming season a little more eco-friendly, the NHL announced a league-wide jersey change to Adidas ADIZERO Primegreen sweaters, which are made with a minimum 50% recycled material. They also feature a decoration technique called "dimensional embroidery."

76ers Announce Sponsor Patch With NFT Tie-In
September 22, 2021 at 11:40 am

After being the first NBA team to add sponsor patches to their jerseys, the Philadelphia 76ers are now the second team to partner with a cryptocurrency and NFT company for their on-jersey sponsorships. The partnership also has an exclusive NFT component...