The Saturday Evening Post published some of the best magazine covers ever, like this one, illustrated by Earl Mayan in 1957. It features New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra waiting on a pop fly, while the crowd looks on anxiously. And to think you could once pay just 15 cents for this calibre of product.
World Cup soccer is closing in fast – 42 days until kick-off to be exact. While diehards practice their face painting and team songs, gamers are limbering up for the new football release from EA Sports. FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010 on PlayStation 3 and XBox 360 includes a special “Story of the Finals” feature that allows gamers to relive big… Continue reading World Cup 2010 gets real on EA game
Tony Romo’s No.9 was the best-selling sports jersey for the past year, according to SportsScanData. The top 5 sellers were listed on Yahoo today, with half a million Romo units said to have moved from shelves in the last 12 months. Second place? Favre, Jets, #4.
If you love MAD Magazine like we do, then you’ll know Mort Drucker. Drucker is to the caricaturing world what Montana was to Super Bowls – a master. We especially love his sports pieces for their wit and originality, but also their poignancy. Mort turned 81 last month – we salute you sir!
Seattle Sounders FC revealed their new third kit last week and it’s very, ah…well, bright. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. People’s color preferences are their own personal choice. But seriously. This one could guide ships into Puget Sound on a dark, foggy night. Thankfully the new strip will be used sparingly says Sounders GM Adrian Hanauer,… Continue reading Seattle Sounders “electric” yellow jersey
Here’s Sports Illustrated on the Apple iPad. In a word, it’s awesome. The ability to flick through rows of beautiful SI photos, arrange content in whatever order you like, as well as customize your own “team” pages, make tablet mags the most exciting thing to happen in sports media in some time. And the addition… Continue reading Sports Illustrated comes to life with iPad
“Canucks Day” has been announced in the city of Vancouver, following the team’s dramatic first round series win against the LA Kings. While some fans are not thrilled by the idea, we think it’s great to see the mayor and the city embrace the club. They’re even sending Fin the Canucks mascot downtown to hand… Continue reading Canucks celebrate
Madden might own football gaming right now, but back in the day it was all about 10-Yard Fight. Sure, there was Tecmo Bowl and John Elway’s Quarterback, but 10-Yard was always our favourite. Yes, it was slow and rigid, with no play calling and a strange vertical view. Tackling was clunky and no variation on throws made… Continue reading Classic football game review
Don’t look now but the Tampa Bay Rays have the best record in the majors at 14-5, as well as the best jersey. Okay, so that’s debatable. But Tampa’s baby blue number must have had the Blue Jays scratching their heads last week, seeing as it’s the same color Toronto made famous during their World… Continue reading Rays baby blue is a winner
Andy Roddick hit the market with a new after shave this month – Lacoste Challenge. It’s fairly inexpensive at around $50 and comes in a clever racket handle bottle. That’s what we’ve always liked about Lacoste: they never over do it. It’s just simple, sleek design all the way. Stamp the little crocodile in the… Continue reading Andy Roddick challenges you to smell better