Barclays Center Trademarks Two "Brooklyn Hockey" Logos [Update]

Nets Daily (via Sporting News) has discovered the above two logos, filed on Feb. 12 and Feb. 17 with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, by Brooklyn Arena LLC—the company that runs the Barclays Center, where the Islanders will begin play next season. » 2/26/15 2:33pm 2/26/15 2:33pm

NBA Logos As Video Game Characters

Designer Mark Kenny is back with more redesigns of sports logos, this time merging NBA logos with some of our favorite nostalgic video game characters. They're all really cool, and most even surpass the originals. Why can't we go ahead and make Raiden the official Thunder mascot? » 1/23/15 11:59am 1/23/15 11:59am

Did The Raptors Screw Up The Launch Of Their New Logo?

Everything was odd about the Raptors' unveiling of their new logo, which arrived without warning or hype, and was revealed on Friday afternoon, to be swiftly forgotten with the weekend. But the weirdest part is that it's nearly Christmas, and you can't buy this new Raptors gear anywhere. » 12/24/14 11:04am 12/24/14 11:04am

Raptors Reveal New Logo, With New Uniforms To Come

The rebranding of the Raptors charges onward. The team leaked a glimpse of this new logo in a TV spot released today, then briefly floated the color version to their Facebook page before taking it down. » 12/19/14 2:06pm 12/19/14 2:06pm

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

MLS Unveils New Logo

The most successful domestic league in American soccer history will hold its 20th season next year, and that survival alone is something to be proud of. To celebrate, MLS has released its new logo, a crest that will be gradually rolled out through the end of the year and properly launched in January. » 9/18/14 8:50am 9/18/14 8:50am

MLB Team Logos Redesigned As Star Wars Characters

Vader as the Yankees is easy. It's Jabba standing in for the voluptuous Tigers and the pervert Ewok standing in for Clark the Cub that really do it for us here, in these new Star Wars-themed logos by designer Mark Kenny. » 8/01/14 3:55pm 8/01/14 3:55pm

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

NFL Logos As European Soccer Badges: The Complete Set

We've previous featured the work of Football as Football, a project to reimagine NFL logos in four different European styles. Today marks the release of the fourth and final wave, a few of which are above. » 6/11/14 1:03pm 6/11/14 1:03pm

Fan Ridicule Leads Soccer Team To Abandon Logo

Louisville City FC introduced its logo last week, to the outrage and disappointment of fans and designers who called it ugly, amateurish, and quickly demonstrated that they could do better. It took less than a day for the team to admit it screwed up, and announce it would hold a fan contest to pick a new one. » 6/11/14 9:47am 6/11/14 9:47am

The New Tampa Bay Buccaneers Logo Is Basically An Angrier Skull

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have tweaked their logo, and by "tweaked," they made the skull look more pissed off. That's about it. » 2/20/14 8:42pm 2/20/14 8:42pm

NFL Logos As European Soccer Badges, Part III

They're here. It's the third release from Football as Football, an ongoing design project that is reimagining each of the NFL's 32 teams in the style of four different European soccer crests. » 1/28/14 12:01pm 1/28/14 12:01pm

NBA Logos As European Soccer Badges

We've seen this before with NFL logos, but it was about time for some enterprising artist to try his hand at basketball, the most internationally popular American sport. Six of our favorites are above, but click here to see Serbian designer Milan Vučković's reimagining of all 30 NBA teams as soccer crests. » 1/10/14 10:17am 1/10/14 10:17am