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 10:11am 10/02/14 10:11am

Nike's Concept Jet for Pro Athletes Is a Luxury Lounge at 40,000 Feet

Pro athletes lead a very luxurious life, with trainers ensuring they're always in top physical shape. But they still travel in cramped airplanes that weren't designed for seven-footers. Teague design firm and Nike have come up with a solution: a super-luxurious concept jet that caters to a team's every need. » 9/09/14 11:45am 9/09/14 11:45am

These Redesigned MLB Stadium Logos Are Better Than the Real Thing

If your ballpark is underwritten by a corporation, you've probably noticed how hilariously tacked-on these sponsorships can feel. Let's face it: Dog food, orange juice, and insurance don't always mesh with baseball history. But these redesigned logos attempt to make the unholy union of ballparks and brands a little… » 5/28/14 9:00am 5/28/14 9:00am

MLB's Crappy Replay Tech: It's A Miracle Umps Ever Get A Call Right

Much has been made of umpire Angel Hernandez's botching of replay review in last night's Oakland-Cleveland game, a mistake that might have cost the A's the game. You've doubtless already seen the play numerous times on your home TV or computer screen, but you've probably never seen it the way Hernandez did—or how… » 5/09/13 5:52pm 5/09/13 5:52pm

All the Major Sport Competitions Since 1903 Condensed In Beautiful…

If you like sports and awesome data visualization, you will love these posters, which can be printed to order in beautiful paper. You can choose the final playoffs of every major sport event since 1903—427 brackets from the American MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLS to the European Champions League, the UEFA Euro and FIFA's… » 7/20/12 1:00am 7/20/12 1:00am

Everything You Need For Tonight's MLB All-Star Game

This evening Major League Baseball's brightest stars will gather for a half-hearted nine innings at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium. It might not be the most exciting game of the year, but it's the easiest way to catch all of your favorite players in one night. So while you prepare to have a few friends over to watch… » 7/10/12 5:00pm 7/10/12 5:00pm

Baseball Gloves with MLB Players' Twitter Handles Are So Very Useless

Because professional athletes use Twitter to communicate with their fans (somewhat true), follow hot girls (very true) and show off how interesting and well-rounded they are (rarely true), sports leagues have decided to use players' Twitter handles as a gross promotion vehicle. It's even invaded the teensiest of… » 5/21/12 11:00am 5/21/12 11:00am

Apple TV Can Be the Cable-less Future Sports Fans Have Dreamed Of

For a die hard sports fan, it's a sad, tough life without cable. You need it to watch all the games you can! Hell, it's really the only reason why I still fork over a $100 every month to money-garbing Time Warner these days. But with Apple TV now being able to stream MLB.tv and NBA League Pass? I'm cutting my cable… » 3/10/11 1:00pm 3/10/11 1:00pm