Wilson Footballs: Made in the USA

We have almost reached the end of the NFL season and the playoffs are fast approaching. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. There’s a whole slew of Week 17 games to enjoy Sunday and we have all the goods to throw the ultimate pigskin party.

But for now, let’s turn the blog spotlight over to UCOMM blog’s Kate Hogan who will regale us with some cool facts about the balls themselves which are – you will not be surprised to learn – made in the USA.

From "North Country" to "Ebbing, Missouri" -- 12 Years Ago Frances McDormand Played a Union Rep

By Evan Henerson

Anybody out there seen “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri?” If you haven’t, go. You’ll witness a bravura performance by Frances McDormand who plays Mildred Hays, a mother so angry and grief-stricken by her daughter’s rape and murder that she takes some unconventional vigilante-ish steps that set off a chain of events in the small town where she runs a gift shop.

Schott NYC Leather Jackets Have Been Around for 100 Years, and Manufacturing has Never Left the United States

By Kate Hogan, UCOMM

Schott NYC is more than just a jacket-making company. The company has been manufacturing different jackets that have been worn by some of the coolest people of the last century. Marlon Brando, James Dean, Bruce Springsteen, and Steve McQueen are just a few celebrities that have donned the famous jackets. The company, started by two brothers in 1913 New York City, has been manufacturing jackets for over 100 years, and Schott NYC continues to make its jackets right here in the United States.

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