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  1. MiLB | Salt Lake Bees Rebrand

    I will bump this up for a relevant post... Someone posted a link to this picture on UniWatch on Saturday, April 30: This was found in a Salt Lake City area Wal-Mart. This thread is referenced in the news feed to the article.
  2. "Circle K" Refresh

    The rebranding was released last September, must be just starting the rollout now. Not too many Circle K locations up in my area, but I'll be curious to see how widepsread the updates are.
  3. New Sacramento Kings Logo Unveiled

    According to the art sheet, the Kings official color scheme is purple, gray, and black. But black is only used as either a background, or when the entire logo is one-color. If the uniform wordmark applications are the same as the actual clothing, these will be the following options: white top, purple Kings with gray outline purple top, white Kings with gray outline black top, white Kings with purple outline purple top, gray SAC with white outline
  4. College Football Uniforms - 2016 Season

    Why not? UA's biggest basketball endorsement (Steph Curry) plays just a few miles down the road.
  5. College Football Uniforms - 2016 Season

    Hope that is just a mockup. Cal just had an update to their identity designed just a few years ago, with logo, fonts, everything. I think Fraser Davidson worked on that project. Seems a shame to have to give that up due to the switch.
  6. Minnesota North Stars Rebrand Petition

    Minnesota North Stars, 1967-1993, 26 seasons Dallas Stars, 1993-2016, 22 seasons The ship has sailed.
  7. NBA's New Jersey Swamp Dragons/Fire Dragons

    A big reason why IKEA switched from Futura to Verdana — cost. Every computer has Verdana installed as one of the default fonts. You don't have to pay money (Futura) for a font that comes with every computer. So you can use the same font on-screen and in print.
  8. Rollerball

    In the future, please don't bump up a topic that's 11 years old.
  9. Maybe the University of Kansas goes by "KU" for the same reason the University of Oklahoma goes by "OU". Off the top of my head, UCLA, USC, UMass (and UMass-Lowell), UConn, UNH, and BU (Boston University) are the first schools I think of that actively include the word "university" in the school's commonly referred-to name and athletics branding. Aside from state schools, like Arizona State, tOSU, etc., most universities names after states just go by the state's name, without the "university": Michigan, Maryland, Texas, Tennessee, etc. Even Kansas mostly goes by just "Kansas". Surprised they don't just use a K.
  10. Ceci n'est pas une politics thread.

    Did Washington have a separate caucus for each party? Here in Mass., we just had a primary. I am registered as "unrolled", not with any specific party ("Independent" is its own specific party, so those of us who did not want to register with any party are considered "unenrolled"). On Primary day, the voting was fairly smooth in my town. I stopped by about 5:30pm after work, and there was a longer line of vehicle traffic than people inside. I checked in, and since the list shows me as unrolled, I was asked which ballot I wanted to use (Democratic or Republican). I voted and left, the whole thing took less than five minutes.
  11. Ceci n'est pas une politics thread.

    Even suffered from constipation as a kid? Moxie tastes similar to Castoria, now known as Fletcher's Laxative for Kids.
  12. 2016 GTOV Suggestions Thread

    PIzza Rat Rick Perry's Candidacy Arizona Diamondbacks Bloody Pant Legs Joey Crawford Retirement Tour
  13. Coming Out ^~^

    It's great that you have a supportive family. Hopefully the period around your transition is as peaceful and stress-free as possible. I can't offer any congratulations though, because to me, it's like congratulating someone for admitting they're left-handed, a specific ethnicity, or a sexual orientation. You don't congratulate someone for having a trait. You can offer them peace of mind that you won't treat them any differently than you did before the public reveal, and wish themgood luck that they're surrounded by loving and supporting friends and family. I can't imagine that coming out to a message board where you've only been a member for less than 6 months, and don't have a lot of posts, is as life-changing as coming out to those with whom you have much closer personal relationships. For the most part, we're all anonymous strangers connected only by our love of sports logos. In any case, as a moderator, I hope you continue to visit and be an engaging, productive member of the community.As long as you're not a jerk, it matters nothing to me what gender you are (or were, in this case).

    It's very warped, and the perspective makes it look like there's a big inconsistency in stroke weights. The space between the M and D has a weird taper; if your M has slanted verticals, that makes the shape between the M and D more pronounced.
  15. Anthony Davis

    ** Disclosure: Basketball official here ** It's not the NBA, but here is the official ruling from IAABO (International Association of Approved Basketball Officials), which covers most leagues from high school down to youth level... Undershirts and compression gear (sleeves and leggings) must beeither whiteor the dominant team uniform color. If multiple players are wearing them, they all must match. Generally, white gear/shirts for white uniforms, and colored gear/shirts for colored uniforms are acceptable. Gear determined to be medical devices (braces, face shields, or casts) are NOT bound by those color rules, as they're generally made in limited colors, most often black or tan. IAABO takes many rulings from NCAA and the NBA. Usually, things happen in the NBA first, then work their way down to lower levels. We know the NBA doesn't allow sleeved undershirts, unlike the NCAA and lower levels. But in this case, if Davis' shirt is specifically used for medical purposes, it seems like he's found a loophole.