Rocky Balboa and the Top 10 Sports Movie Clothing Lines We'd Like To See
How can Sylvester Stallone possibly give us more? He has made four great boxing movies (I discredit the last two) with full workout montages, killed what seemed to be an entire police force throughout the Rambo saga and I am pretty sure he ended the Cold War at the end of Rocky IV.
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USA! USA! USA!
In all seriousness, Sly has been a man's man for the better part of four decades, and you know what they say, you have to dress the part. Stallone is about to launch his own clothing line, and we could not be more excited. So, we have taken Rocky's lead and come up with the next group of clothing lines inspired by all of your favorite sports movies.
Here are the top 10 sports film-inspired clothing lines...
10. The Bingo Long Travelling All-Stars & Motor Kings
Who likes pinstripes? A white background, with thin blue lines running down? Booooring.
I'll take the uniforms from this movie any day. All baseball teams should resort back to making the game as entertaining as possible. The last great jersey is the Houston Astros' throwback uniform. Say what you will, but they were a cause for controversy.
It's time for the MLB to re-release these old-school Negro League uniforms and let everyone wear them...I'm tired of blue on grey.
9. Cool Runnings
How do you convince four Jamaicans to get in a bobsled and ride down a sheet of ice? You give them awesome bobsled suits.
Besides the fact that the story is great, and these guys are awesome, the world's top designers should get together and figure out how to collaborate to make this bobsled attire into an outfit. I know at least 11 people that would line up early to go buy this, including myself.
Will Smith use to don the funkiest gear back when he was the Fresh Prince. Flat rim hats, inside-out sport jackets and the freshest shoes.
The 2001 movie Ali is sporting a different type of style. Muhammad Ali tore up the heavyweight division, and what did he accumulate? Belts!
That's right, the newest fashion fad is going to be championship belts. Yeah sure, you walk into a club, and your belt is the size of your entire stomach, but who cares! It's flashy and says. "I'm the champ, and I'm here to party."
You can use your own style to compliment this 10+ pound waist weight. It works for all occasions and will be a hit at weddings, bar mitzvahs and general around-the-house use.
It's bowling night. You're looking for something to wear, but to your chagrin, nothing is doing it for you. Then you push one last boring shirt aside, and realized that you had bought a replica Ernie McCracken bowling shirt and matching pants.
For those of you not familiar with this illustrious outfit (you should be ashamed of yourself), click here.
This should be in every bowler's personal collection. If you are lucky, you too will be able to bowl like McCracken.
6. Major League I and II
Not seen in this picture, "Wild Thing" Ricky Vaughn classically wore his leather vest throughout Major League and made an appearance wearing it out of the bullpen in Major League II.
Now, I appreciate the day and age in which I live in, but why do we not see any more leather vests? Come on people.
I hear that with all of his time off, Charlie Sheen is bringing back the vest, and we will be seeing it in stores before you can say tiger blood.
I'm man enough to wear The Purple Cobras' officially-licensed dodgeball team uniform, are you?
Real men wear tight purple one-piece jumpsuits.
I think there should be an act of Congress to make all dodgeball uniforms from that movie into everyday clothing. Here are a few:
- Average Joes
- Globo Gym Purple Cobras
- Skillz That Killz
Call your Congressmen and alert them of this injustice.
4. White Men Can't Jump
This was a revolutionary movie. Before this basketball film, it was a secret. You know, the whole white men can't jump thing. Then, when Woody Harrelson missed three straight dunks, it became official.
This was also revolutionary, because Wesley Snipes and Harrelson wore some of the craziest basketball getups I have ever seen.
Where can you even find a hat that goes up like that? The five sizes too big tank top, high socks and the front flipped hat are genius. Not to add, Harrelson's matching shorts, hat and t-shirt.
I think Nike needs to open up a line of basketball gear centered around this stuff. If it makes me shoot like these two guys, I'm in.
3. Kicking and Screaming
Don't you wish your soccer coach was like WIll Ferrell when you were eight years old? Granted, he was a psycho, but look at that warmup pants and jacket combo. That's dedication.
If you are a coach, of any sport, how is this not the perfect Christmas gift? Nothing says I am the coach of my son or daughter's recreational sports team like balling out with a full pant/jacket team themed design combo.
Every great coach has a few thing that make him or her great.
1) A great pregame speech
2) A gameplan
3) A personally embroidered team jumpsuit
2. Talladega Nights
You're walking down the street, and a friend stops you and says, "Hey, why do you have amazon.com, Wheaties, Coors Light, Yoo-hoo and 5-hour energy plastered all over your shirt?"
Well, that is because I have taken to a NASCAR themed lifestyle, where everything I wear is for sale. Tha'ts right, this is a Talladega Nights way of life.
How awesome would it be to be sponsored and wear your favorite brands right by heart. Make it happen Wal-Mart, KFC, Monster.com and Krispy Kreme.
1. Happy Gilmore
If you're going to play golf for four-and-a-half hours, why do it in annoying khaki pants and a polo shirt? It is all so restricting.
If you're in the market for new golf gear, look no further than the Happy Gilmore hockey jersey, jeans and boots combo.
There has to be a direct correlation between how far he could hit the ball and the free feeling he got from his oversized Bruins jersey.
The PGA needs to get on this new casual dress code. NOW!
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