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Riddell Wins $5 Million Helmet Patent Suit Against Schutt Sports

As if the football helmet business didn’t have enough challenges, a jury recently awarded a major win to Riddell over rival Schutt Sports for patent infringement.
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SFIA, Footwear Companies Object to Tariffs

With the U.S. trade war against China seeming headed into the summer, SFIA is brining the sports and fitness industry together in an effort to fight against tariffs on their products; program set-up to file List 4 tariff exemption petitions.
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Report from NSGA Management Conference and Team Dealer Summit

The NSGA Management Conference and Team Dealer Summit, held May 21-23 in Braselton, GA, can more accurately be called the Team Dealer Summit and Management Conference... 
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Basketball Uniform Changes

Numbers on basketball jerseys can no longer be the same color as the jerseys, effective with the 2024-25 season...
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On My Mind...

Having just returned from the NSGA Management Conference and Team Dealer Summit in the sort-of-out-of-the-way Braselton, GA...
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Two-Minute Drill…

Shock Doctor has entered into a partnership with Odell Beckham Jr. for the launch of the new Interchange Lip Guard.
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January / February 2020 Issue
Feature

Diamond Talk

Extra, Extra….Read All About It! For the first time in the history of Team Insight’s annual state of baseball feature, the Major League Baseball team based in Washington, D.C. is the reigning world champion of professional baseball. Read the full story.

Apparel

Headliners

Baseball caps roar into the new decade with updated comfort and performance features, styled looks and sleek online customization tools that reflect the times. Perennially popular and marvels of timeless style, caps are designed and constructed to be... Read the full story

Basketball

Bank Shots

The news is positive for both girls’ and boys’ basketball as the sport continues to attract players of all ages and ability levels. The 2019 SFIA Basketball Single Sport Participation Report reveals that in 2018 a total of 24.2 million played the game...
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Wrestling

No Holds Barred

Wrestling’s governing bodies, product manufacturers and team dealers continue to go to the mat to help boost participation, awareness and, of course sales, and the efforts are paying off. Read the full story.

Trends

ABCs of the 2020s

With most publications offering their “20 for 20” lists to mark the start of the new decade, we decided to go in another direction and make our 2020 predictions from A to Z. Read the full story.

Pickleball

Pickleball 101

There’s an oddly named new sport in town and while today it is still mostly the realm of older folks looking for a lower impact version of tennis for a good workout...  
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Apparel

On-Trend & In-Style

With a new year comes new sports uniform trends. From the big brands in the major leagues to what gets worn on schoolyard fields, new looks are coming. Apparel manufacturers are pushing the envelope with new blends... Read the full story.

November / December 2019 Issue
Feature

2020 Vision

As we prepare for the start of a new decade in 2020, Team Insight asked the leading executives in the world of team sports — dealers, associations, reps, manufacturers — for their thoughts on what the next 10 years will bring for the business. What will the team industry look like in 2030?  Read the full story

Apparel
Socks

Toe The Line

Four top sock vendors to team dealers look to the future of the segment. At the Table…Scott Schulman, Executive VP, Pearsox. Ashleigh Brown, Marketing Director, Pro Feet. Josh Wintermantel, Founder/CEO, Socks Quick. Brad Davis, VP–Sales, Twin City Knitting. Read the full story.

Decorating
Sublimation

Riding the Wave

The sublimation tech wave is cresting. The decorating technology is more accessible than ever with quick ship versions, shorter lead times and lower prices. Team vendors are consolidating best practices and operations. Read the full story.

Team
Football

4 Takeaways

The past football season provides insight into what the future of the sport will look like. There is only one high school sport with more than one million participants —11-player tackle football...
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Team
Soccer

Scoring Chance

In the team dealer universe, an emphasis on personal service and the ability to connect with customers have always been, and still are, the keys to doing business. Read the full story.

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