Sports Traditions: Cutting Down The Net

Sweat drips off the brow of the shooter as he performs his free throw ritual. He’s been doing it since he was a freshman playing on the varsity team in high school. One, two, three dribbles. He spins the ball backwards twice. Kisses the leather. Prepares his shot. Visualizes the swish of the net. He […]

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Sports Traditions: The Post-Game Handshake

At Russell Athletic, one of our favorite sports rituals is the post-game handshake. More than any other tradition, the post-game handshake represents what sportsmanship is all about. If you won the game, the post-game handshake shows respect for your opponent as a person and a competitor. If you lost, the postgame shows both character and […]

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On This Day in Sports’ History – December 13

At Russell Athletic we love sports. We love to play them, watch them, and talk about them. That includes the history of sports. With that in mind, we offer you a list of big moments in sports that happened on this day — December 13. Let these moments inspire you to see what you can […]

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The Purdue Boilermakers are Taking on Butler Tonight

At Russell Athletic we love this time of year. Not just because of the holidays, but also because college basketball is in full swing. And we LOVE college basketball — the teamwork, the athleticism, and most of all the rivalries. Few things are as exciting as two instate college basketball rivals go toe-to-toe. Saturday’s matchup […]

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Fitness Tips To Power Up Your Workout

If you’re like most guys, the hardest thing about working out is to stay motivated. So the Russell Athletic team but together a few simple workout power ups to help reenergize your exercise routine. Buddy Up A good training partner will push you to workout harder and better. You’ll also have someone to answer to […]

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The Gatorade Bath

Ahh… the infamous Gatorade bath. We’ve all seen it many times. Just as a coach is about to win big, right at his moment of glory, a hard fought victory in his grasp — 10 gallons of painfully cold energy drink comes crashing down over his head. And he loves it. Because he knows what […]

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On This Day in Sports’ History – November 25

At Russell Athletic we’re sports fanatics. We play them. We watch them. We live them. It’s why the word “Athletic” is in our name, and why making high-performance sports clothing is our passion. We also have a passion for the history of sports. Many exciting moments have happened on November 25. Below is a list […]

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It’s Almost Game Day! The Hilltoppers Play Texas State Tomorrow

When it comes to college football, the SEC and other big conferences get all the attention, especially from the media. And it’s well deserved. Those guys are fun to watch. But there’s a lot of great football and exciting games happening among the less-televised leagues, too. A perfect example is this Saturday’s Sunbelt Conference showdown […]

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On This Day in Sports’ History – November 18

November 18th has seen some exciting moments in sports history. Below are a few favorites from the Russell Athletic Team, starting with Jackie Robinson winning the National League MVP. And remember, with Russell Athletic sports apparel for men, you can feel like an MVP, too. We make sports clothing for guys that play their best […]

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College Basketball is in Full-Swing 


As the days grow shorter and nights grow colder, at Russell Athletic one thought warms our hearts — college basketball is back in full swing. While the holidays are great, for us, college basketball is the season to be cheery. At Russell Athletic, we’re not just an athletic apparel brand, we’re also full-fledged, can’t-get-enough, tuned-in-24/7 […]

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