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  1. Inside the Met's surprising card collection

    Paul Lukas

    Quick quiz: Where can you find the largest publicly available collection of baseball cards? If you said the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, give yourself a pat on the back. You're right! But here's a trickier one: Where can you find...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  2. First look at Mavericks redesign entries

    Paul Lukas

    Last week we reported that Mark Cuban was asking Mavericks fans for new uniform ideas. Now we have an exclusive first look at the designs that have been submitted so far, some of which are pretty good and some of which are, well, interesting. Let's t...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  3. Polyester sent baseball colors to new hues

    Paul Lukas

    The protocol for home and road uniforms on the baseball diamond is simple: The home team wears white and the road team wears gray. Or at least that's how it was until 1963 -- 50 years ago this season. That's when Kansas City Athletics owner Charle...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  4. Mark Cuban wants your Mavs uniform ideas

    Paul Lukas

    Hey, you know how we sometimes run contests to have Uni Watch readers reimagine a team's uniforms? Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is running a similar contest of his own. Only the stakes are a bit higher: The winning submission in Cuban's cont...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  5. What makes a classic baseball uniform?

    Paul Lukas

    What makes a good baseball uniform? That question is as old as baseball itself. And the answer -- assuming there really is a definitive answer, which is debatable -- has changed and evolved over the years. At one point, for example, most teams did...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  6. Arizona's new football unis have Astros feel

    Paul Lukas

    Remember the Houston Astros' "Tequila Sunrise" uniform design, with its odd color-step gradation? That look, or at least a little piece of it, is coming to the football field. That's the news out of the University of Arizona, where the Wildcats ha...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  7. Assessing the Vikings', Dolphins' new unis

    Paul Lukas

    The Vikings look like the Vikings again -- mostly -- and the Dolphins don't look quite as much like the Dolphins as they used to. That's the takeaway from Thursday's two NFL uniform unveilings. The Minnesota and Miami uniforms both had been leaked...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  8. New Dolphins, Vikings uniforms leaked

    Paul Lukas

    We were expecting one new NFL unveiling on Tuesday. But it turns out that we got three. A Jacksonville TV station that was taking photos of the new Jaguars uniforms at Nike headquarters in advance of Tuesday's Jags unveiling inadvertently posted a...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  9. Uni Watch analysis: New Jaguars uniforms

    Paul Lukas

    The Jaguars have just unveiled their new uniforms (additional photos here and here). It usually takes a while before we can fully assess a new uni set, but here are some instant reactions, using Uni Watch's standard "Is it good or is it stupid?" rati...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  10. Uni Watch readers' Vikings contest results

    Paul Lukas

    If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That was the approach most Uni Watch readers took regarding the Minnesota Vikings' helmet when they sat down to give the team a new look. And who can blame them? Although the real Vikings (the Scandinavian warriors...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  11. Hollywood meets reality in '42' MLB unis

    Paul Lukas

    The Jackie Robinson biopic "42" is set to open nationwide tomorrow. But Uni Watch readers, ever observant, have already spotted a historical inaccuracy in the film's uniforms. The issue involves the Brooklyn Dodgers' caps. If you're into collectin...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  12. How '42' nailed authentic vintage uniforms

    Paul Lukas

    Jackie Robinson is in the air this time of year. Next Monday, April 15, will be the 66th anniversary of Robby's big league debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, and all MLB uniformed personnel will once again mark the occasion by wearing No. 42. Three day...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  13. Will Nebraska football adopt adidas stripes?

    Paul Lukas

    You have to hand it to adidas. When the sportswear company came out with the Fruit Stripe uniforms in February, everyone scoffed. But like an NFL offensive coordinator flooding the zone in the hopes of one receiver eventually breaking the cove...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  14. Reminder: Submit your Vikings redesign

    Paul Lukas

    Remember, the Vikings are planning to unveil new uniforms on April 25, but we're planning to beat them to the punch by having Uni Watch readers redesign the Vikings. Here are the rules for this design contest: The rules are as follows: • ...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  15. Red Sox's Jackie Bradley makes uni history

    Paul Lukas

    Red Sox rookie outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. had a good MLB debut in yesterday's season opener against the Yankees, walking three times, scoring twice, and making a circus catch to rob Robinson Cano of an extra-base hit. But in a less celebrated d...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  16. Uni Watch says: Let's redesign the Vikings!

    Paul Lukas

    The Vikings have just announced that they'll unveil a new uniform set on April 25. So let's beat them to the punch -- just as we've done with the Dolphins, Browns and plenty of other teams, let's redesign the Vikes! The rules are as follows: &#...

    Blog | March 29, 2013