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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

10 Ways to Use Team Duck Tape®

Sports team Duck Tape

Duck Tape® may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of marketing genius, but it should be at the top of the list. Quite simply, the Duck® Brand took something mundane and made it magical. They also gave it a huge makeover - Duck Tape® now comes in a variety of colors and patterns, including sports team designs. Visit and you'll find a vibrant online community, brimming with all kinds of craft tutorials, or "Ducktivities," and legions of Duck Tape® fans sharing how-tos for their own creations.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Giveaway: Coveroo for Baseball Fans

Coveroo giveaway

Choosing the perfect cover for your phone, tablet or laptop is pretty tough; not just any bright color or elaborate design will do. Plus, everyone within a 20 foot radius will see it, so it has to look cool. Fortunately for baseball fans, Coveroo is making it easy and fun to personalize cases for all kinds of devices in all 30 MLB teams with custom text, colors, images and patterns to suit your style.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Collegiate Cook Makes USF Gameday Positively Delicious

Collegiate Cookbook

Enjoying food is a sacred gameday ritual, but the Collegiate Cook is taking this tradition one step further and paying it forward. Collegiate Cook: USF Gameday Recipes is a cookbook for South Florida Bulls fans, but it's a concept that goes beyond just recipes. For every copy sold, 25% of the proceeds benefit student scholarships at USF. This is what The Style Ref calls a win-win!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Style Ref's Hails & Fails: September 2014

The Style Ref's Hails and Fails

September was a roller coaster of emotions for NFL fans: the joy of a new season collided with shock and disappointment over the actions of players and Commissioner Roger Goodell. Although we can't undo the damage that has been done, the NFL can move forward and pledge to be better, which is particularly critical to preserving the league's relationship with female fans. If you got lost in the frenzy this month, catch up with The Style Ref's hails (worth cheering about) and fails (worth sneering about) in sports fan fashion and style for September 2014.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

iPhone 6 Cases for Sports Fans

iPhone 6 cases for sports fans

If you already scored an iPhone 6, you know that the most important thing after turning it on is finding a protective case for it. For sports fans, it's another great way to celebrate your favorite sport and remind everyone around who you root for on gameday.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Football is for Wine Lovers

Football is for wine lovers

Beer seems to be the beverage of choice at football tailgates, but not everyone's a fan. If you prefer a glass of vino to a pint of brew, celebrate your love of the grape on gameday, too! (Cool, that rhymed.)

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Fan Find: College Team Outdoor Fire Pit

College team outdoor fire pit

Football and fall weather are one of life's sweetest combinations, and spending time outside in the crisp, autumn air is one of the best ways to enjoy it. Sports fans can add some warmth and ambiance to their outdoor space with a fire pit featuring their favorite college team's logo. Just imagine roasting marshmallows for s'mores or chatting fireside after the game with a warm blanket draped over your lap...feels like football season.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Splurge or Save: College Gameday Crossbody Purse

College gameday crossbody purse

Gameday can be pretty hectic between getting ready, tailgating, entering the stadium and post-game celebrations, so the key to happiness is being hands-free. Carry only the essentials (keys, credit card, driver's license, cash, tickets, lip balm, etc.) in a small to medium sized crossbody purse, which leaves your hands free to sip, munch, cheer and high-five.