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  1. Bolt957

    College Football Uniforms - 2019

    My thoughts on TCU's new set: I can't get past thinking of the Dilophosaurus from Jurassic Park when I see this collar. BUT, I do like it. As said by @j'villejags, I think the pattern being matched with the jersey in a tonal fashion would've worked best, especially for the road jersey. I also like that, despite the design's overwhelming size, it is the focal point of the set (glad they kept the number font the same too). My gripes would probably be with the lack of pants stripes/design, which hasn't been a good trend. The two-toned facemask is unnecessary, and I kinda would like to see the purple chrome helmet return in the rotation. As a collective, I think it's decent; but we all seem to be in accord, we need to see it on field first.
  2. Bolt957

    New 2019 NBA All-Star Game Jerseys Leaked

    So they meshed 2018's uniforms with 2015's????? Meh.
  3. Bolt957

    College Football Uniforms - 2019

    In regards to TCU, I'd only like to see red primarily as a tertiary color within a one-off set. They do just fine in white, black, and purple. I'd just suggest they own a design element, but don't go negative, like the disaster that was the frog skin set; That way, they'll be distinguishable vs a Northwestern (easily recognized via northwestern stripes), who has the same color scheme.
  4. Bolt957

    College Football uniforms- 2018

    Kentucky ruining what would have been a good-looking Citrus Bowl. Instead of going Blue-White-Blue to counter Penn State, they go Chrome-White-White. And get this, UK has white facemasks, white helmet stripe AND white logo decals. SMH.
  5. Bolt957

    NBA Changes 2018-19

    Thoughts about the "Earned" uniforms: East: Toronto: I like this better than either gold version. I just wished it said "Toronto" instead of "North". Boston: I don't like it as much as this year's City jersey. Mainly due to the collar and cuffs being white and not white striped. Maybe using old gold instead of yellow might have helped too. Philadelphia: Meh, just a swap from grey to white. Cleveland: The story they went with for the uniform is forced. This could've been better. Indiana: A grey to white color swipe that was beneficial. Both supporting colors are allowed to pop, which is great. Miami: TI love it. The Vice look is 3 for 3 in my book. All that's left is to see a cyan colored uniform. Milwaukee: Probably the best re-do of any of the City sets. Absolutely love this one. Great nod to the "Irish Rainbow" set and the colors are well-balanced. Washington: I love the shade of red, but as the previous two Wizards City uniforms have shown, they could have used a better design. West: Houston: As kimball suggested earlier, had yellow been a supporting color, it would've been better, but the Rockets refuse to come up with something that looks great. Golden State: I always like to see the Warriors in yellow, but the dark grey isn't helping this set. Blue would've been the ideal secondary color with a striping pattern of B/W/B down the sides. Portland: The wordmark and numerals, in white, being outlined in black make for a great yet simple look for the Blazers. OKC: A much improved version of their previous orange sunset uniforms. I just wish to see the "OKC" also be outlined to match the numerals. Utah: A great, strong look that allows the green and yellow to speak for the uniform. Also helps that the collar and cuffs are yellow. New Orleans: Meh. The City uniform leaves a lot to be desired, therefore the color swap leaves me feeling the same. San Antonio: Can you guys be more creative than just "Camo"? Minnesota: Clean look. Although I'd much rather see a callback to either their '89-'96 set or their '96-08 set.
  6. Bolt957

    NFL 2018 changes

    I'd really appreciate the Ravens' purple pants more if they had thin gold stripes right in between where the white stripe meets the black stripe. That way, the gold on the helmet & jerseys have a matching element with the pants. The pattern should be B/G/W/G/B.
  7. Wanted to hear your thoughts about conference realignment talks popping up again. Rumor has it, the Big Ten is targeting Oklahoma and Texas by the 2024-25 season, per a report on 24/7 Sports. Link: Big Ten Targeting OU and Texas
  8. Bolt957

    2020 Final Four Logo

    Include the NBA also.
  9. Just to share my thoughts on the unveil of each team's uniform: Arizona Hotshots: I really love how this trio of yellow, green and orange just work well and compliment each other. Also have to commend the incorporation of the "AZ" monogram, found in their logo, inside the helmet stripe. Overall, a solid package, between the logo, colors, and uniform. Atlanta Legends: The beautiful paring of purple and gold is hard to fumble, and it doesn't in this case either. Only gripe would be the "ATL" found vertically on either side of the jersey. Tsk tsk. It would be much better if inserted at the top of the purple pants stripe. Birmingham Iron: Probably the biggest miss of the 8 teams. There's just this lack of a unique identity. Their uniforms could stand a few tweaks, which could result in a vast improvement. Memphis Express: Despite the lack of the use of white, they made good decisions on the particular shades of red and blue used. Their vibrant enough to stand next to each other without bleeding into one another (like the Arizona Wildcats' monstrosities). Also, nice to see they were able to get the helmet decal to wraparound, because who doesn't enjoy those? Orlando Apollos: Easily my favorite identity of the league. Love the logo and I do like its application on the helmet, but really interested in seeing side views to be able to clearly see the striping used on the jersey and pants; really want to know if there's a balance, if any, between the jersey yoke and the stripes. Salt Lake Stallions: Paring silver with double blue isn't really working here. Mainly due to the lighter shade touching the silver; it only works if you use the darker blue to separate the lighter shade or dropping that shade altogether. A few tweaks to this set could take them from miss to hit. San Antonio Commanders: Seeing as they wrapped their logo of the Alamo around the helmet (which I think is unique), I think they could have left their primary logo off the side. Would've been a decent opportunity to introduce some sort of secondary logo. The double red plays off each other and the silver much better than Salt Lake and their scheme. The only thing I could say is I would've omitted the side striping on the jersey. San Diego Fleet: The colors work well together and using the chevron as the design focus makes sense for an identity based upon a carrier. I wonder if they could have made stencil-type numerals work with this set. Things to take note of as a collective league: Disappointed that half the league (Arizona, Atlanta, San Antonio, and San Diego) went with half logo/half numerals on the helmet. The asymmetric trend is one I detest on any level of football. Also would have like to have seen more variation amongst the uniforms. I see a lot of sleeve cap designs on the jerseys and angular striping on the pants. There's only eight teams, meaning that they each could have had truly unique designs and elements.
  10. Bolt957

    College Football uniforms- 2018

    Ducks should've had green be their accent color, as opposed to black. Especially since Oregon State is rolling in the all-black attire.
  11. Bolt957

    NBA Changes 2018-19

    The only instance would be with OKC's new City set. But they've never worn orange accessories with their home uniform until now (which looked weird, BTW).
  12. Bolt957

    NBA Changes 2018-19

    The Pacers already beat everyone else; don't forget how they continuously wear those two-toned, "Hoosiers" Hickory uniforms.
  13. Bolt957

    NBA Changes 2018-19

    OKC needs to do a logo & uniform set rebrand based upon these City uniforms, immediately.
  14. Bolt957

    NBA Changes 2018-19

    The Mavericks are better off doing something like a fauxback for their City uniform. The last two (This season's and last season) have been horrendous.
  15. Bolt957

    Unused Logos and Uniforms

    A bit of story-telling about the Toronto Raptors in this article by SLAM. Link: Article