Nike kicks off an eight-year exclusive partnership with the NBA and will be the official provider of all jerseys, shorts, and basically the classic parts of the basketball uniform.
A number of team's have already released what their new jerseys with a Nike swoosh will look like. The Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings have shared images of their new jerseys.
Notice the swoosh on one side with the sponsorship logo on the other. The Sixers will have StubHub on their new Nike jerseys.
Chris Heck, the Sixers' chief sales and marketing officer best known for tweeting images with only a #OnBrand hashtag, shared what appears to be the first look at the new Sixers' gear with a Nike logo.
As you may or may not be aware, Nike is doing away with a traditional "home" and "away" uniform, instead producing four different uniforms for each team that they can choose from. Here's how NBA.com describes it:
Another significant change coming this fall involves adjusting the nomenclature of what were formerly known as “home” and “away” uniforms. Beginning with the 2017-18 season, home teams are not automatically assigned to wear white uniforms, and instead will be allowed to choose which uniform they want to wear for each home game. Visiting teams will then choose a contrasting uniform from their available options.
There have been some tremendous covers of Leonard Cohen's masterpiece, "Hallelujah," over the years.
Jeff Buckley's immediately comes to mind. The kids these days are into Pentatonix. Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton to cold open SNL was a work of art.
But one Philadelphia Eagles fan may have recorded the most beautiful, heart-wrenching version yet. It's a tribute to recently fallen hero of Philadelphia, Carson Wentz.
You may be suspect before you click and watch, but wait 'til you hear the lyrics. This refrain will absolutely sell you:
He goes through his reads, the 4th, the 5th
Does a spin, makes the lineman miss
He throws to Ertz, a touchdown - hallelujah!
Brings a tear to the eye. Miss you, Carson.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi debuts this week.
Nick Foles also happens to make his season debut as the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback this week.
Large quantities of people love Stars Wars. Probably slightly less people love the Eagles. So, naturally, there should be some sort of mashup.
The Internet delivered today with a Star Wars: the Last QB hype video featuring none other than Nicky Foles as the Last Hope. Basically, it's a Nick Foles hype video set to some Star Wars clips and soundbites. Why not? Maybe come February they can edit it again to include Bill Belichick and Tom Brady as the Dark Side when the Eagles are set to take on the Patriots in the Super Bowl.