The Ducks Logos That Could Have Been

In 2006, the no-longer Disney-owned Mighty Ducks of Anaheim underwent a complete rebranding, changing their name, their purple-primary uniforms, and most crucially, dropping the duckbilled Jacques-Plante-Mk. 2 mask logo. In exchange, they unveiled the “D-foot,” which has now been the team’s identity nearly as long as… » 5/21/15 1:20pm 5/21/15 1:20pm

Disneyfied NFL Logos Are The 2014est Thing Of 2014

Here's some news from the Internet. [Designer] has reimagined all [30-some] logos of [powerful sporting league] teams to correspond to [popular culture trope or foreign sporting league]. Also, you'll notice that [particular sporting franchise] now has the look of [Disney princess whom online quiz said you resemble]! » 11/06/14 11:43pm 11/06/14 11:43pm

Columbus Crew Get Rid Of The Worst Logo In Sports

American soccer culture is formed by the continual tension between copying the traditions and behaviors of soccer abroad, and creating something uniquely American. With the United States Men's National Team firmly established as good but not great and MLS coming into its own as neither a retirement nor a development… » 10/08/14 9:48pm 10/08/14 9:48pm

The Hidden History of This Year's MLB Playoff Team Logos

In one of the first games of postseason baseball today—the real postseason, not the play-in games—a team with a logo that Hallmark Cards designed will take on a team that once played with a Disney-designed logo. It's the Royals against the Angels, and there's plenty more weird baseball logo history where that came… » 10/02/14 10:19am 10/02/14 10:19am

Ballin' Ben Franklin Probably Won't Be The 76ers' New Logo

Well this is a bummer. Images of a what was reported to be the Philadelphia 76ers' new alternate logo leaked out on Twitter last night, and everyone was very excited at the prospect of Ballin' Ben Franklin having a home on an NBA uniform. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like Ballin' Ben Franklin is going to make it… » 6/24/14 9:09am 6/24/14 9:09am

NBA Logo Moved To Back Of Jerseys To Make Room For Ads

When the Charlotte Hornets revealed their jerseys yesterday, eagle-eyed observers like Uni Watch's Paul Lukas noticed something odd—the NBA logo, which had previously appeared on jerseys on the upper left chest area, had been moved to the back of the uniform. That's an awful lot of blank space created, but worry not;… » 6/20/14 9:17am 6/20/14 9:17am

Patent Office Rules Against Redskins, Cancels Trademark

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled today in Blackhorse v. Pro-Football Inc., a suit brought by a group of Native Americans seeking to have the Washington Redskins' trademarks canceled on the grounds that the name is disparaging. The plaintiffs achieved a major victory:… » 6/18/14 10:00am 6/18/14 10:00am