Shirt Tales

June 14, 2009

Last week two WNBA teams announced they were replacing their jersey logo with that of a sponsor. Similarly, the NFL gave its teams the go-ahead to sell ad space on practice jerseys. It can't be long before U.S. unis in all sports look like NASCAR fire suits. Herewith, a few potential team-sponsor tie-ins that would be natural fits.

Memphis basketball: Kaplan Test Prep

The NHL's feeble Phoenix franchise: ACME, a company with a rich tradition of doing business with hapless Coyotes

Maryland basketball, led by chronic flop-sweating coach Gary Williams: ShamWow

THREE ILLUSTRATIONS

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)