Sports & Leisure

MLB Opening Day Promos Were Mostly Boring (But Safe)—and What Teams Have In Store for 2021
April 2, 2021 at 11:46 am

What did MLB teams do for giveaways to celebrate Opening Day with fans back in the stands? Despite all the hype (and the thousands of unused 2020 promo items sitting in warehouses and players’ garages) some of the first giveaways were kind of boring, though there was probably good reason for that. And there are more exciting ones to come...

NFL to Start Selling Licensed Merchandise Via Amazon Storefront Operated by Fanatics
March 25, 2021 at 11:22 am

Amazon will begin selling more officially licensed NFL merchandise, such as replica jerseys, tailgating products and more, thanks to a new agreement between the company and the league. Effective yesterday, Amazon can now sell licensed NFL products from brands like Fanatics, New Era and more. Nike, however, will not be included...

Trevor Bauer Almost Chose the Mets Over the Dodgers Because of a Merchandise Mistake
March 5, 2021 at 12:06 pm

Los Angeles Dodgers fans celebrated when National League Cy Young winner Trevor Bauer signed with the team this off-season. But, thanks to a merchandise mistake, Bauer almost signed with the New York Mets. Eagle-eyed fans noticed that a link in his Instagram profile led to “LFGM” merchandise, which stands for...