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November 1, 2008
A follow-up to Bob Flint's letter on Oct. 25: Having coached youth sports for 15 years, I wear a shirt reminding my parents that "I Coach, You Cheer." Matthew D. Kerster Gardena
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NEWS
April 9, 2014 | By Adam Tschorn
Opening Ceremony has partnered with the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts to put some of the late artist's work on a capsule collection of T-shirts and tote bags, the retailer announced Tuesday. The retail rollout coincides with the Mike Kelley retrospective that opened at the Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art on March 31 (and runs through July 28) and includes six images taken from Kelley's drawings and photographs printed on short-sleeve and long-sleeve T-shirts (available now)
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NEWS
February 25, 2012 | By Judi Dash, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Talk about taking your show on the road. The Electronic Drum Machine Shirt lets you get your rock star fantasies off your chest - by playing your chest. The shirt comes with a removable, battery-operated box that amplifies a range of nine built-in drum styles (called kits) when you tap on one of the eight “drum pads” and controls delineated on the wired-up rubber grid attached with Velcro to the front of the shirt. Each “kit” has a choice of seven sounds that can be mixed and matched with sounds in other styles - such as rock, jazz, techno punk - and combined into loops.
SPORTS
March 4, 2014 | By Kevin Baxter
When U.S. Soccer dumped the red-striped "Where's Waldo" jerseys it debuted in 2012, the feeling was whatever it picked had to be better. Oops. Wrong again. The new Nike white home jerseys unveiled this week and heavily criticized by fans look more like polo shirts than soccer uniforms with full collars. The shirts, which the U.S. will wear in this summer's World Cup in Brazil, also have red trim on the collars and sleeves, the centennial U.S. Soccer patch on the left breast and a blue Nike swoosh on the right side.
BUSINESS
January 5, 2013 | By Shan Li
India has long had a love affair with gold. But one businessman there is so infatuated with the precious metal, he dropped about $230,000 on solid gold shirt. More than two dozen goldsmiths toiled for 15 days for lender Datta Phuge, who custom ordered the seven-pound top to wear for New Year's festivities, according to the Pune Mirror . The shirt is crafted from 14,000 22-karat gold rings linked together and comes with six Swarovski crystal buttons and a belt also made of gold.
NEWS
November 6, 2009 | Reuters
A T- shirt a day has kept unemployment at bay for an American man who is making about $85,000 a year by selling advertising space on his torso. Jason Sadler, 26, a former marketing professional from Florida, founded his own company, www.iwearyourshirt.com, in 2008 with the idea to wear a T-shirt supplied by any company and then use social media tools to promote the firm. For his human billboard service, Sadler charges the "face value" of the day so January 1 costs $1, while December 31 costs $365.
TRAVEL
September 7, 2013
I fly internationally and am 6 feet, 5 inches tall. It was hard for me to get comfortable in any seat, much less to sit for 12 to 15 hours in coach, until I found AlignMed and its Align Therapy "posture shirt. " It is a must for flying. I call it a flight suit because it allows me to get off the plane and feel human. I am not wracked with pain or stiffness. It is a travel secret; I know pilots wear them, but they should be in everyone's wardrobe. Align Therapy posture shirt; (866)
NEWS
February 4, 2012 | By Judi Dash, Special to the Los Angeles Times
For lovers of (little) pets, the Cuddle 'N Carry Shirt may be barking up just the right tree. The cotton-polyester blend sweatshirt has a pouch sewn into the inside front of the zippered chest section that lets you keep your animal companion close to your heart - literally. A small dog, cat, ferret or any creature under 10 pounds can snuggle inside with their head free to look around. The Cuddle 'N Carry can be machine-washed and machine-dried and comes in black, blue or camel.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 26, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
What the heck, Amanda Bynes? The retired actress kept it, ahem, low-key on Tuesday in New York, walking around in a mismatched miniskirt and busting-out bustier with - you guessed it, because who wouldn't guess it - a shirt over her face. Through Times Square and in and out of a McDonald's. With a shirt over her face. Check out the action in the video above. Accompanying the please-don't-look-at-me-are-you-looking-at-me-now antics were a bunch of self-portraits posted on Twitter, where she flaunted some bodacious cleavage and proclaimed herself to be "Feeling so fresh today.
SPORTS
August 3, 2012 | By Bill Shaikin
LONDON -- So a guy from South Africa walks into the Aquatics Centre wearing a Dee Gordon T-shirt. Have the Dodgers' new owners already recovered the team's global luster? Well, no. The guy wearing the shirt was Nick Gordon, a sports reporter for the Citizen. He had traveled to Los Angeles last month to cover a championship fight, with Jeffrey Mathebula of South Africa as one of the combatants. Nick Gordon said he did not go to a Dodgers game while he was in town. He is not a baseball fan. Rather, he saw the T-shirt in the mall and bought it since his last name was on the back.
SPORTS
March 3, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Quarterback Cristian Solano of San Fernando will wait until December to enroll at Nevada, he said on Monday. Solano signed with Nevada last month but will take classes in the fall at College of the Canyons and help coach quarterbacks at San Fernando while he awaits to begin his college career in 2015. Solano was the City Section Division II player of the year.   Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 28, 2014 | By Maura Dolan
SAN FRANCISCO - An attorney is vowing to appeal a federal court ruling that a Northern California high school that asked students to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo acted reasonably to avoid igniting ethnic tensions. The ruling stemmed from a 2010 incident that provoked angry commentary across the country and a lawsuit by students claiming their constitutional rights had been violated. An attorney for three students who sued said he would ask a larger panel of the 9th Circuit to overturn the ruling.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 27, 2014 | By Maura Dolan, This post has been updated, as indicated below.
SAN FRANCISCO - A Northern California high school did not violate the constitutional rights of students when it ordered them to remove shirts emblazoned with the American flag during a celebration of Cinco De Mayo, a federal appeals court decided unanimously Thursday. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals said administrators at Live Oak School in the Morgan Hill Unified School District had reason to fear that a potentially violent, race-related disturbance might occur during the school-sanctioned celebration of the Mexican holiday in 2010.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 27, 2014 | By Maura Dolan
SAN FRANCISCO - A Northern California high school that asked students to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo acted reasonably to avoid igniting ethnic tensions, a federal appeals court ruled unanimously Thursday. The ruling stemmed from a 2010 incident that provoked angry commentary across the country and a lawsuit by students claiming their constitutional rights had been violated. In siding with the Morgan Hill Unified School District, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said administrators at Live Oak School had reason to fear the flag attire might spark a potentially violent race-related disturbance during the school-sanctioned celebration of the Mexican holiday.
SPORTS
February 26, 2014 | By Kevin Baxter
An Adidas marketing campaign that was apparently intended to, um, increase the number of passes attempted at this summer's World Cup soccer tournament has run afoul of Brazilian authorities, who have asked the company to stop selling a pair of racy T-shirts. One design shows a woman on a beach in a bikini, arms open, next to the caption "Lookin' to Score. " The other features an "I Love Brazil" heart with the heart made to resemble an inverted buttocks wearing a thong bikini. The reaction at the Brazilian tourist board, Embratur, was as angry as it was swift.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 14, 2014 | By Maura Dolan
SAN FRANCISCO - A public elementary school decided in 2011 to require students to wear a uniform with the school's motto, "Tomorrow's Leaders," emblazoned in small letters on the shirts around a gopher, the campus mascot. One parent objected to the uniforms and eventually sued, contending they violated the 1st Amendment's guarantee of free speech. In a unanimous ruling Friday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit largely agreed with her. The panel said the words "Tomorrow's Leaders" potentially violated students' right to free speech and the uniform policy must go unless the school district can justify it under a legal standard that is difficult to meet.
SPORTS
December 20, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
Now that is one expensive shirt. Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was fined $10,000 by the NFL for wearing "unauthorized apparel" to his postgame news conference Sunday. See, the problem is that Griffin has a sponsorship deal with Adidas, but the NFL has a league-wide deal with Nike. When Griffin arrived at the news conference wearing an Adidas T-shirt, that was a big no-no in the eyes of the league. So he was fined. Of course, considering Griffin signed a four-year, $21-million deal with the Redskins before the season started, $10,000 is probably not that big of a deal to him. ALSO: WWE star Daniel Bryan makes 7-year-old cancer patient's day Chris Johnson pays tribute to Newtown shooting victims on "MNF" College football player dismissed from team for tweeting Obama epithet    
SPORTS
July 30, 2012 | By Chuck Schilken
Tim Tebow had his best day of training camp so far Monday, unofficially completing four of six passes and scrambling for a 25-yard run while practicing with the New York Jets' second-string offense. The backup quarterback did take a sack and got an earful from offensive coordinator Tony Sparano for not checking down on one incompletion. But overall Tebow did nothing to garner heckles from the New York fans, who let him hear about his sometimes wobbly and often incomplete passes (unofficially he was three for eight)
SPORTS
January 8, 2014 | By Houston Mitchell
The person who chose the image for an item on sale on the Florida State website may have been an Auburn fan. For a few hours after the game, you could buy a nice gray T-shirt that had an interesting error: OMG this is awesome pic.twitter.com/f9UIzolbVA - *kRiStEn* (@kswift_RN) January 7, 2014 Do you see the mistake? I'm pretty sure Auburn did not win that game. The error was corrected, but not before several Florida State and Auburn fans discovered it and tweeted it out. ALSO: Lindsey Vonn says she will miss Sochi Olympics NFL playoff predictions: Can the Chargers continue their run?
IMAGE
December 22, 2013 | By Adam Tschorn, This post has been corrected, as indicated below.
Fashion model Behati Prinsloo has plopped down on this particular couch in this particular atelier in downtown Los Angeles on this particular mid-December evening to talk about her new creative collaboration with L.A.-based denim label THVM. Thanks to a rapidly rising professional profile - not to mention her engagement to Maroon 5 frontman and "The Voice" coach Adam Levine - she's doing more than introducing around a dozen pieces of apparel to the world. She's been introducing herself too. Not that Behati (pronounced Bee-OTT-ee)
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