Next time you slip on a t-shirt for the gym or your runners for a jog, consider the logo you’re wearing. Was there a good reason you chose that brand, or was it just something you found under the Christmas tree one year? Well Puma might gives us all a reason to reconsider our sportswear soon, as the company aims to go carbon neutral. According to AsianOne Business, Puma wants to be the first sports apparel company to become eco-friendly
. How? For starters they’re ditching the old cardboard shoe boxes for a new bag/box in one that is said to use 65% less cardboard than the standard box. Check out the video above.
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 moments from the actual tournament, hours after games are played. The free service (sponsored by Coke) connects players in virtual matches which tackle the very same challenges their heroes actually faced in the tournament. Sounds eerily real.
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.
“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 out white towels. He’s working on an off day – give it up folks.
Tim Tebow stunned many by going in the first round of this year’s NFL draft, but should we really be surprised? In an era where questionable off-field antics are forcing clubs into weekly PR clean-up, Tebow might just be what the (horse) doctor ordered. Especially in Denver, where they’ve dealt with shifty characters and mediocre talent for too long. Here comes Tebow, a hard worker with strong ethics, who might just give fans in Mile High something to cheer about. And at the very least, they might sell a few more of these draft day caps, which we think are smartly minimalist. Outside of the classic orange ‘D’ cap that is. That’s hard to beat.
Yankees pinstripes, the Rangers diagonal logo, New York Giants colors and the Celtics old school style: theses are Alyssa Milano’s favorite sports unis. In a recent interview with SI.com, Milano explained her penchant for classic sports designs, which will surely make her even more attractive in the eyes of male fans. She’s also a longtime Dodgers supporter, which is no surprise, given that it’s one of baseball’s best ever unis.
Vince Vaughn and wife Kyla Weber talk forechecking at a recent Blackhawks games. Or maybe Vince is deciding on hot dog toppings. Either way, you have to love the team dedication. And isn’t Kyla a Flames fan? Respect.