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Test Your Knowledge: Team Names That Don’t End in ‘S’

Test Your Knowledge: Team Names That Don’t End in ‘S’ Powered by Team Sports Planet - supplier of uniforms and apparel for your Rec, Travel or School Team Team names that don't end in 'S' are few and far between when it comes to [...]

October 4th, 2017|Team Sports Planet Blog|16 Comments

Basketball’s Player Numbers & Kobe’s Crazy Eight

I had to laugh when the LA Lakers announced that they are gonna retire not just Kobe Bryant’s player number (24), which he wore from 2007 to his retirement; BUT also his other player number (8), that he wore circa 1996-2006. That's TWO player numbers! He’ll be the 1st NBA [...]

September 14th, 2017|Team Sports Planet Blog|0 Comments

Baseball Uniforms – Sublimation Surpasses Tradition…Finally

Baseball & Sublimated Uniforms Baseball’s been around for hundreds of years, having first been played in 18th century England. Sublimated uniforms? Only about 20 years. Give or take. But in the past few years sublimated baseball uniforms have come to dominate within the sport in terms of their prevalence and [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Team Sports Planet Blog|0 Comments

Color Matching is Mostly a Myth

Team Sports Uniforms & Color Matching A Pigment of Your Imagination (Mostly) There. I said it. Color matching is mostly a myth. Sometimes the truth hurts. By this I mean that color matching, as in the exact synchronization (or scientific precision in the “same colored-ness”, if you will) of the [...]

August 18th, 2017|Team Sports Planet Blog|2 Comments

FASTPITCH: Face Masks & Fall Ball

To Face Mask or Not to Face Mask? With fall ball getting underway, the fastpitch softball community is still decidedly divided on the subject of defensive face masks (for fielders, as opposed to the universal acceptance for their need in the batter’s box.) I don’t think our position back then [...]

August 8th, 2017|Team Sports Planet Blog|2 Comments

Football Helmet Safety News: Read Between the Lines

Football Helmet Safety It’s been front page news. It was and is disturbing. Namely, the startling study on brain injuries associated with playing football. Not just NFL players, even as far down the line as Youth Football. What’s a parent and/or coach to do? Or think? Obviously, that’s up to [...]

August 7th, 2017|Team Sports Planet Blog|0 Comments

NEW NBA UNIS: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

You prolly heard that NIKE has replaced Adidas as the league’s official apparel provider. But there’s more to this story than meets the eye. And some of it is, at least a little, disturbing. The Good:  Adidas is rightfully known the world over for their superior uniforms…well, soccer uniforms. (Make [...]

July 27th, 2017|Team Sports Planet Blog|0 Comments

Hydration in Team Sports: 5 Things You Need to Know

5 Things You Should Know About Hydration 1) Double Whammy.  You’ve heard it before: “It ain’t the heat, it’s the humidity.” In reality, when it comes to making sure that young athletes maintain proper hydration levels before, during and after practices & games, it’s both. Searing heat alone or life-sapping humidity can [...]

July 13th, 2017|Team Sports Planet Blog|0 Comments

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