Dear NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB - Please don't allow ads on uniforms

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  1. jcmark611

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    Because soccer fans look like morons walking around in public as billboards. Seriously, they look like they are fans of Emirates Airlines, not whatever team it is.
     
  2. stevieboy

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    My favorite is when little kids are walking around wearing beer ads.
     
  3. dirk_benedict

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    I would trade ads on unis for less TV ad time, 7 days a week/twice on Sunday.
     
  4. figgy

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    expecting a spectator sport to refuse revenues is somewhat unrealistic. they are there to make money.
     
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    Lots of Nascar fans in my area. Lots of Nascar jackets. Those things are COVERED in ads! They look totally ridiculous.
     
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    How else am I supposed to find out about goods and services I'd like to purchase???
     
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    Same here. A 90 minute soccer game takes less than 2 hours including pregame and halftime. The ball is in play for 45+ minutes per half. There are no commercials during play. It is a better viewing experience IMO unless you prefer commercials.
     
  8. jnepo1

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    Golf isn't as bad, unless your manager is Chubby Chandler. His stable of players are obvious in the European Tour, but are also easily detectable in the PGA. They are the ones with the larger patches and have the most sponsors on their shirts and hats.
     
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    I think it's wrong that college athletes have Nike, Under Armor and other logos on their uniforms and visible on TV. If these players can't accept money for playing, then they shouldn't have to shill either.
     
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    Yep, players already have ads on their uniforms and equipment.
     
  11. Will Chen

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    There is a slight difference in that I believe those companies actually provide the uniforms. I don't care whether there are ads on uniforms. But I'd never buy a jersey which features a logo other than the sports team and clothing company which makes the uniform.
     
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    Really? Morons???? I understand if you have a problem with the sport...to each his own. But to call people "morons" for wearing a shirt is a reach.
     
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    How else am I supposed to find out about goods and services I'd like to remember to not purchase???
     
  14. jnepo1

    jnepo1 Silver Supporting Member

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    Correct. Without some of these shoe and apparel companies, many of theses universities and their smaller or least popular sports programs would be non-existent. Many companies like Nike and Under Armour go beyond just providing the apparel and shoes, they also aid in the travel cost and overall equipment cost among staffing, etc...
     

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