By JOSEPH PHILLIPS
In an effort to upgrade its team apparel, the University of Chicago Athletics Department inked a five-year deal with Adidas to serve as the official apparel and footwear provider for the Maroons.
The agreement was announced last Wednesday. The company will provide apparel for all 20 varsity sports team throughout the 2017-18 academic year. The deal will include apparel, footwear, and all uniforms worn by the teams.
The partnership will afford department-wide benefits in numerous areas, including the availability of high-quality products and a consistent maroon color paired with rebranded logos for uniform style and design across all varsity teams.
Based in Germany, Adidas is the second-largest sportswear provider worldwide.