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  1. Rockets Uniform Changes

    When I think of the Rockets, I think they are red and white with a smidge of yellow, and I liked it. The logo had a lot of yellow in it. But I grew up in the '70s and '80s. The current red set has been around since the early 2000s. That's almost as long as the Rockets wore the original Houston Rockets set. I liked the red alts they had a few years ago that had yellow trim in it. That would have good modernization of the original Houston Rockets color scheme. Most of us forget the Rockets started in San Diego and were green and yellow.
  2. MLB changes 2018?

    It's too bad their Jackie Robinson game got wiped out because it would have been "awesome" (and, by awesome, I mean incredibly stupid) to see the Angels' players wearing "42" in four different places to match the four different "haloed-A" instances. What number did Jackie Robinson wear again? Of course, the better question to ask is how much is MLB profiting off Jackie Robinson's memory with all of the merchandise they're selling?
  3. UA - MLB Deal Delayed Until 2020

    I don't, and I'm not so sure he would not have sold out to the manufacturers. He assigned World Series home-field advantage stakes to an exhibition game because the ratings were down. He turned a blind eye to steroids because it was good for business, then somehow found religion once Congress got involved. Selig green-lighted interleague play because it was good for business. Selig also played a part (to be fair, he was not the sole culprit in this) in the cancellation of a World Series because business was bad for owners and he and his owernship buddies/cronies wanted a more favorable economic system. And he moved a franchise kicking and screaming against the will of new ownership and its fanbase to the American League after 56 seasons in the National League because he could. Let's not act like Selig is some altruistic and traditional purist who was a great steward of baseball.
  4. Biggest Upgrades in Sports history

    Can't support this enough. I'm glad the Astros have their rightful colors back.
  5. Color Rush Thursday is dead

    I agree. I also liked the Saints white CR jerseys (and the other black throwback jerseys) better than either of their standard jerseys. And the Saints' CR numbers were great. I'd prefer they adopted those jerseys and use the gold pants they've worn with throwbacks in the past.
  6. Tradition Evolved: Tennessee Titans Unveil New Uniforms

    These are horrible. The numbers probably will be illegible from afar (not that it matters anymore), and they've still got the awful yoke to them that screams CFL. The logo is still a "flaming thumbtack", and it's terrible outdated and just plain terrible. But why would I expect anything more from Bud Adams' offspring when he was one of the worst owners in the NFL?
  7. Welcome to the 90's

    I like (actually I don't like) how the Astros used the '90s to try to "bring sanity" to their uniforms. I thought they were an upgrade at the time. In hindsight, they started the Astros on a long and terrible journey away from their visual identity, and it took 20 years to get back there. At least these were better than the even more boring red-and-black (I refused to refer to them as brick, sand or any other marketing garbage) that came out in 2000.
  8. MLB changes 2018?

    The Astrodome was fine when it had the exploding scoreboard. During the day time, you could look at the roof and see light so it wasn't bad. But I love the Astrodome more for sentimental reasons (most rooted in childhood memories) than an actual acknowledgement that it was some sort of visual beauty on the inside. I went to the Metrodome for three college baseball games one weekend in 1995 (LSU played in a tournament up there), and it felt darker to me. I also felt it was a pretty no-frills place, and I wasn't a fan. But I don't get depressed vibes in domes, probably because I'm excited to be at the game. I had New Orleans Saints season tickets for 13 years, and it was only the play on the field that ever conjured up depressing feelings (mainly near the end of the Jim Haslett era).
  9. MLB changes 2018?

    Don Baylor is an Angel to me, but I was 8 when he won the 1979 AL MVP with California. It all depends on your initial frame of reference. I also remember him going to the Red Sox and them immediately winning a division, and then going to the Twins and them winning the World Series, and I remember him going back to Oakland in 1988 and the A's winning a division.
  10. I'd like to see the Browns go back to the old set and wear brown at home. I'd also like to see them almost exclusively in orange pants like the Sipe years. But I'm a 40-something so those Sipe years are my original frame of reference with the Browns.
  11. NFL 2017 changes?

    Couldn't agree more. Bought one last year, and it's my favorite of the five or six Saints jerseys I own.
  12. MLB changes 2018?

    I thought it was for a blood circulation issue.
  13. I couldn't agree more. Makes it even worse when a white helmet is involved. As for white/gray, I put it in the same category as white/white. There's almost no color involved, so that's why I prefer to see the Seahawks in white jerseys/blue pants on the road. With the exception of the Raiders, I don't like white/gray.
  14. Based on what? Just because the staff tells you on Twitter what they're wearing doesn't mean they make the decisions. Actually, probably goes something like this: Coach/marketing to equipment staff: "White jerseys and white pants this week." Equipment staff on Twitter: "We're wearing white jerseys and white pants this week." The Bills equipment staff is far from the only equipment staff in the country that posts their uniform combo on Twitter, and I'm really sure all of those equipment staffs aren't make the uniform color/pants decisions in every single case. So it's a big leap to think the equipment staff makes the choice just because they're posting the combos on Twitter.
  15. I would guess the decision about what uniforms the Bills are wearing on what day is not made by the Bills' equipment staff. I suspect it's a marketing or coaching staff decision that probably has to be run by ownership. The equipment staff might have input based on logistical decision that have to be made, but no way they're making that call or when and if to wearh throwbacks. Even if the coaching staff makes the call before the season, they're usually not that involved to the degree of when to wear a throwback. If the head coach makes the uniform call, it's probably more along the lines of "white jersey" or "blue jersey" and pants color, too. And if the coaching staff makes the decision, the marketing staff probably suggests when it would be a good time to go with throwbacks.