Tom Brady: Super Bowl champ and … style icon? In Sports Illustrated’s fourth-annual “Fashionable 50” issue, Brady was honored as one of the Most Stylish Athletes in Sports, landing in the Icons category, which also includes Odell Beckham Jr., Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Dwayne Wade, Maria Sharapova, Lewis Hamilton, Cristiano Ronaldo, LeBron James and P.K. Subban. SI wrote: “When it comes to his start in the NFL and his sense of style, Tom Brady has come a long way. The 41-year old quarterback keeps getting better with age and experience, nailing sophisticated suits and subtle casual looks.” Tennis champion Serena Williams was crowned the Most Fashionable Athlete of 2019. She’ll grace the cover of the new issue, which is available from July 29 to August 5. Close Get Sports Updates The latest updates from all of Boston's sports teams. Thanks for signing up! … [Read more...] about Sports Illustrated named Tom Brady one of the 50 most stylish athletes
Uniforms, team names, logos — all hot topics of discussion lately in Seattle with the pending launch of a yet-to-be-named NHL team and a $119 million batch of new uniforms at the University of Washington. Who better to weigh in than the Uniwatch man himself, Paul Lukas? Currently writing all things aesthetic for Sports Illustrated, Lukas has been a leading voice in the industry since launching his independent blog more than two decades ago. The Seattle Times recently gave him a ring to get his opinion ahead of our Great Seattle Uniform Bracket. Here’s our conversation, edited for length and clarity. So, what makes a good uniform? It really depends on the sport. If you’re a football team, it all starts with the helmet. With hockey, you have a huge canvas to work on; every part of the player is covered except his face. With basketball, you have a much smaller canvas. You don’t have sleeves — or most of the time, you don’t have sleeves — and you … [Read more...] about Q&A: Uniform guru Paul Lukas on the best and worst threads in Seattle sports
Move over Movember, Meptember is in the spotlight now. Gardner Minshew and his signature mustache are captivating the nation the way they did the state of Washington a year ago. The Washington State University product and Jaguars rookie has a better completion percentage (73.9) and passer rating (110.6) than any other NFL quarterback has had through his first three games in the Super Bowl era. It may be short-lived, but for the time being, Minshew is a bona fide star. Fascinating as this tale may be, it’s also out of nowhere. Before Cougars coach Mike Leach recruited Minshew to Pullman, he was set to be a third-string QB at Alabama before starting his coaching career. Now, he’s a sixth-round draft pick playing at a Pro Bowl level. So it got me thinking: What are the most notable out-of-nowhere sports stories to come out of the Northwest? Here’s a countdown. And by all means, tell me who I missed. 7. Edgar Martinez Gar was not a coveted prospect. He signed a … [Read more...] about Gardner Minshew isn’t the Northwest’s first out-of-nowhere sports story, but he may be the best
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