Most professional sports jerseys only have one name on them. That, of course, is the name of the player wearing the jersey.

But the Colorado Rapids will be changing that tradition this year when their players sport uniforms with more than 1,000 names on them.

The MLS squad has debuted new kits that feature the 1,451 names of its season-ticket holders. And these jerseys aren't simply gimmicks, rather they are the team's primary home jerseys.

As you can see in the video below, the rows of names on the jerseys form large stripes, and the design actually looks pretty neat.

The Rapids' alternate jersey mimics the colors of the Colorado state flag and has a large "C" embossed on the front.

"With our new alternate jerseys featuring the Colorado state flag, and our primary kits including the names of our season-ticket holders, we’re showing the pride we have for our fans and our state, and thank them for their passion and support over the last 18 years," said Rapids President Tim Hinchey.

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Like them or not, the Adidas t-shirt jerseys are here to stay. At least until April.

The company confirmed to the Sports Business Daily that certain Adidas-sponsored schools will don the new digs during the NCAA tournament. The jerseys will be very similar to those worn by the Golden State Warriors during a recent game against the San Antonio Spurs.

"We are still working on teams," Lawrence Norman, Adidas VP/Global Basketball, told the Sports Business Daily, "but it will be a very innovative story."

Adidas said eight schools will wear the jerseys, with Louisville being one of them. Michigan and N.C. State officials told the Sports Business Daily that their teams will not be donning the jerseys, while top-ranked Indiana has not yet heard from Adidas officials.

The Warriors' jerseys received a mix reaction, but one fan of the new look was uniform expert and Uni Watch blogger Paul Lukas. He told the New York Times that the idea of the jerseys is not simply to present a new look, rather there's a marketing incentive as well.

"A lot of people who will buy a baseball jersey or a football jersey aren’t going to buy a basketball jersey because a tank top has a more limited range of situations in which you can wear it," Lukas said. "It is less forgiving for certain body shapes and sizes, and there’s a resistance to buying a tank top."

Several NCAA women's teams are also expected to wear the uniforms during their postseason play.

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When celebrities and movie stars hit the red carpet, their choice of attire is usually significant.

Some outfits are trendy, others are throwbacks and on Sunday at the Academy Awards one outfit even included a shout-out to Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.

Sean Fine, who along with his wife won the Oscar for best documentary short, sported some of Griffin's patented burgundy and gold socks on the red carpet.

The socks said, "no pressure no diamonds," which is one of Griffin's favorite sayings. Fine is a third-generation Washingtonian, and as Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post pointed out, his affinity for the Redskins runs deep. His grandfather, Nate Fine, was a legendary Redskins photographer.

Griffin has been known to wear colorful and inspirational socks on big occasions, and he even sported superman-themed socks to the 2011 Heisman Trophy ceremony.

Fine's winning film "Inocente" is about a homeless teen who pursues her dream of becoming an artist.

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In the lack of much actual news about Andrew Bynum -- the Philadelphia 76ers big man has been benched all year with knee problems -- there has been a lot of attention given to his hair.

Bynum continues to provide fans and the media with a lot to talk about.

For instance, there was the time he modeled his hair after a cartoon pimp. And then there was the time he (perhaps unintentionally) modeled his 'do after Don King.

But on Tuesday, Bynum debuted perhaps his most ridiculous look yet.


It was bad enough when Bynum had only one bizarre hairdo at a time. Now that he's done this, there's no telling what will come next.

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Bill Murray has been an ambassador of golf for a long time. Aside from his role as Carl Spackler in the classic Caddyshack, he regularly appears on some of the game's grandest stages. Last year at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and the Ryder Cup, he wore some of the brightest and loudest pants you have ever seen.

The pants were designed and made by Loudmouth Golf and Murray is not the only celebrity wearing them. Will Ferrell and famed rocker Alice Cooper are regulars, and the pants have been featured on TV shows such as Dexter and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

John Daly is the most popular athlete to wear Loudmouth gear. But with original patterns like "Disco Balls" and "Magic Bus," it also has a following among other golfers, including those on the LPGA tour, and Olympians.

The man responsible for this bold fashion trend is Scott "Woody" Woodworth. In 2000, Woodworth was a graphic designer who had reached the point in his career where he could spend more time on the golf course. "When I played golf, I wanted people to know that I was not at work, that I was having fun," Woodworth said.

So he headed to a JoAnn’s Fabric & Craft Shop to look for the most outrageous print of cloth he could find. After nearly an hour of elderly ladies whispering their curiosities about him behind his back, Woodworth emerged with the perfect swath: A powder blue base with each of the Looney Tunes characters riding in golf carts.

Woodworth had never sewn anything of significance in his life before that day. But stitching together that pair of pants was the start of a venture that did $10 million in business in 2012. The company is projected to do even better this year with at least 25 new patterns planned for release, including a design called "Swirls Gone Wild."

Loudmouth has grown beyond just golf apparel for men with lines for women and kids as well as golf bags, golf grips, hats, watches, snow pants and more. Additionally the company is producing gear for the Dallas Cowboys and college teams. But in keeping with Woodworth's sensibility, Loudmouth is less about the clothes and more about a lifestyle that knocks down the stiff and boring connotations associated with golf.

The company has more than 40 full-time employees and products available online and in stores all over the world, but for many years, Woodworth was a one-man operation.

"When customers would call to place orders, I would answer the phone," Woodworth said. "When they asked to speak with someone in another department, I would put them on hold, wait a few seconds, and then take the call."

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Joakim Noah is one of the more colorful players in the NBA.

The Chicago Bulls center, who said earlier this year that if he wasn't in the NBA he'd probably be selling fruit on the beach, has been known for his brash comments and vibrant outfits.

And while Noah may have his own "unique" fashion sense, apparently an outfit he wore during Monday's game did not fly with the NBA. On the bench while he deals with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, Noah was spotted wearing skinny jeans, a blazer and a sweater during the Bulls' matchup with the Indiana Pacers.

The NBA office didn't approve of Noah's outfit, so it called the team to tell the All-Star to change clothes. Sure enough, Noah returned wearing a striped polo shirt and ditched his black blazer for a blue one from team executive Randy Brown. The key, though, was that he had dropped the sweater.

"That's not really my style," he said. "But I want to be out there with my guys."


Noah's return to the bench was not enough to reverse the Bulls' fortunes, as Chicago fell to the Pacers, 111-101.

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