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Uni Watch tells you which teams use the coolest type of jersey-lettering, plus Olympic and NBA All-Star Game tidbits.

Updated: February 23, 2006, 1:50 PM ET
By Paul Lukas | Special to Page 2

Five NHL teams do it, but the Braves are the only baseball team that does it. No NBA team does it anymore, although several used to. And no NFL team has ever done it.

Uni Watch is referring, of course, to the use of vertically arched lettering for player names on the backs of jerseys, a painstaking process that adds a touch of class to any uni design.

If you're unfamiliar with the concept of vertical arching, here's a quick primer. The lettering for player names on most jerseys ...

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