Sports & Leisure

The Washington Redskins Are a Mess and We Have the T-shirts to Prove It
October 8, 2019 at 1:14 pm

The 0-5 record that the Redskins find themselves staring at reminds us that political turmoil is not the only topic on the minds of folks in the Washington, D.C. area. The gridiron gridlock that the three-time Super Bowl champions are experiencing has met with responses from the apparel world, with at least four T-shirts expressing…

Philadelphia Eagles Fan Designs and Sells T-shirts Commemorating His Own Viral Moment
September 30, 2019 at 2:06 pm

Following a Philadelphia Eagles loss to the Detroit Lions, diehard fan Hakim Laws—fresh off saving children from a house fire—called out Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor in a local news interview. His comments quickly went viral, with Laws creating T-shirts and sweatshirts commemorating the micro-moment...

Chicago White Sox Tap Young Cancer Survivor to Design Promo T-shirt
September 26, 2019 at 1:18 pm

The White Sox asked 9-year-old Bradley Godish, who has fought acute myeloid leukemia since 2014, to design the T-shirt for pitcher Michael Kopech's youth cancer fundraiser. Having had links to the franchise since 2015, the now cancer-free boy met Kopech at an event last year, immediately gravitating toward the pitcher...

Arkansas QB (Sort of) Blames Five-Interception Game on Justin Bieber T-shirt
September 25, 2019 at 9:25 am

Athletes are superstitious. Michael Jordan used to wear mesh UNC shorts under his Bulls shorts (and put a few bucks on the game), and Jason Giambi wore, uh, significantly less fabric under his pants. Wade Boggs ate chicken before every game (and possibly drank a ton of beer), and took batting practice and sprints at…

Chicago Cubs Find and Reward Young Fan Who Wore Homemade Shirt to Game
September 19, 2019 at 12:52 pm

Many people harp on the perception that children spend too much time with devices and not enough with arts and crafts. This month, though, has given us two ways to clap back against that stance. The Tennessee Volunteers provided the initial instance through their acknowledgment of a young fan’s homemade shirt, and the Chicago Cubs will soon follow thanks to another homemade T-shirt from a young supporter...

Toronto Raptors Launch Branded Hijabs Inspired by Muslim Women’s Team
September 16, 2019 at 2:10 pm

This has been a year of firsts for the Toronto Raptors, who in the spring captured the first Eastern Conference and NBA titles in team history. Now, the Canadian club will look to accomplish another first, becoming the first NBA team to offer branded hijabs in a bid to be more inclusive. The Hijabi Ballers, a Muslim women's team, served as the local inspiration for the Raptors to make history through the items...

Dallas Cowboys Look to Cash In On Star Player’s Contract Drama With Promo T-shirt
September 6, 2019 at 1:47 pm

Outside of Texas, Jerry Jones cannot count many fans of his often strident personality, but the billionaire businessman can certainly tally dollars as the owner of the Dallas Cowboys. Yesterday, the 76-year-old secured the services of star running back Ezekiel Elliott for the next six years—and, in typical Jerry fashion, was quick to turn the prolonged contract situation into a marketing opportunity with a promo T-shirt capitalizing on a micro-moment from the saga...

Chicago Will Scatter Massive Bears Bobbleheads Throughout the City This Football Season
August 30, 2019 at 1:33 pm

Those who are remotely familiar with the newsletter certainly know that we here at Promo Marketing absolutely love bobbleheads. The Chicago Bears must know our weakness for chronicling the collectibles, as they have taken the joy of the products to new heights, literally, placing seven-foot-tall versions of famous team personnel around the city to honor…