Episode 2 – Mountain Dew Football

Their second logo podcast is up. Give it a listen!

The Logocast

[audio http://archive.org/download/TheLogocastEpisode2-MountainDewFootball/Episode2MountainDewFootball.mp3]

In this episode, we talk about the Dolphins looking to change their logos, new helmets in football, and McDaniel College undergoing a rebranding. We also talk about what uniforms and logos we feel are truly untouchable, our favorite looks from sports movies, and our predictions for the future of sports design. Photos after the jump.

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The irony of Burger King celebrating the Dream Team

This cup can’t beat the 1992 cup.

As I was on my way doing my Back to the Future sight seeing spots on Thursday, I stopped by Doc Brown’s garage (1985) which is located next to a Burger King. I went inside the Burger King and found out that they are giving away limited edition Dream Team cups. They have five cups celebrating the five gold medal teams the USA has produced since 1992.

As you can see, these cups are modeled after the actual uniforms the teams wore for the Olympics (although I don’t recall the `96 team wearing red).

Unfortunately, they didn’t have the `92 cup available but would get them this weekend. I was hungry so I ended up settling for the `12 cup which is still pretty nice.

So what’s the irony of it?

Burger King sponsoring the USA basketball team is fine, but normally it’s McDonald’s making the big splash during the Olympics. And this year, McDonald’s has a monopoly vice grip at the Olympics with their french fry monopoly.

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