Social Science of the T-Shirt Cannon

I was with some English friends at the Knicks vs. Hawks Season Opener the other day, and sat in vague amazement, and no little amusement, as I witnessed the legendary “T-Shirt Cannon Ritual”. For those not familiar with this ritual it involves young cheer persons prancing around the court firing a sponsored tshirt into the crowd using an array of powered weapons.

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2015

It’s that time of year! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, followed immediately (or in many cases simultaneously) by the biggest shopping weekend of the year. So, I’m continuing my annual tradition of using Pinterest to aggregate all the various promotions that teams, leagues and other sports companies are using this year.

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Blue Jackets Game Day Posters

Sports teams often have some of the best graphic design staff. We see their talent in all forms, from infographics and emails to team posters and video boards. However, Anthony Zych of the Columbus Blue Jackets has found a new niche for his talents – digital game day posters. These posters all have a cool, vintage feel to them, with each one tailored to the specific opponent or theme of that night’s game.

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