• Nike Puts An End To Robots
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    Nike unveiled its new plan to put an end to the bot-era today. Hallelujah.  The swoosh added an extra step at the checkout process, which makes the buyer select a specific image amongst a variety of pictures. The system should ensure that we no longer experience those dreadful instant sell-outs, and will actually have a puncher's chance at picking up a new pair of kicks.  Nike had...
  • Drake Hosts OVO Basketball Tournament With NBA Players
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    Over the weekend, Toronto rapper Drake returned to his hometown and held his annual OVO Fest (October’s Very Own), which featured a slew of performances and high profile names in hip hop such as Kanye West, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, OVO’s The Weeknd, and many more. For the first year, Drizzy also organized an OVO basketball tournament along with Canada’s CIS program, OVO Bounce.   Newly signed...
  • Teen Turns Down $98K For His Signed Red October Yeezys
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    Remember the kid who went to see Kanye perform and was lucky enough to have his Red Octobers signed by 'Ye himself? Well, according to a write-up in the New York Times, he turned down a $98,000 offer for the kicks. At the Manhattan event last month, one young vendor turned away $98,000 in cash for his Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Red October” sneakers, designed by Kanye West and signed by the...
  • 49er's WR Michael Crabtree Fined For Wearing Custom Jordan Cleats
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    Sneaker customizers at Recon Beat Lab got their hands on a pair of Air Jordan 6 cleats, and decked them out in Cowboys' blue, though they weren't for Dez Bryant or any of Dallas' other players.  Instead, the bright blue custom cleats were worn by San Francisco 49er's wide receiver, and Dallas native, Michael Crabtree. The 9ers dominated the Boys from start to finish, but unfortunately...
  • Knockout: Hip Hop's Love of Boxing
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    The "feud" between 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather a couple weeks back got us thinking about the long-standing love affair between rappers and boxers. Both require a tremendous amount of skill, and both camps have made sincere, desperate, and hilarious attempts at paying homage to one another. Boxers have made their attempts at rap (Roy Jones Jr.'s "Y'all Must Have Forgot," Mayweather's "Yep"),...
  • Clippers Owner Wants Players To Stop Using Apple Products
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    Before Steve Ballmer stepped in as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, he was the CEO of Microsoft, who banned his family from using Apple products. He's now trying to take that train of thought into the workplace, encouraging Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and the rest of the Clips to stop using Apple products.  The charismatic owner has vowed to make Clippers games the best experience in the...
  • Best Twitter Reactions To Red October Yeezy II Release
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    Nike unexpectedly dropped the Red October Air Yeezy II on us the other day and the world stopped. People were clicking their mouses with the fury of a thousand suns. If you got them, you have the option of keeping one of the most polarizing kicks on the planet, or selling them for a small island and a lifetime supply of Js.  For some of us, it was fun to try and get the Yeezy's but it...
  • Kevin Durant Offered $30 Million Per Year To Sign With Under Armour
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    Under Armour, whose roots are based right in Kevin Durant's hometown, is poised to make a power play for the league's MVP. KD's contract with Nike recently expired, and furthermore, he has cancelled a three-day visit to Nike's headquarters which was scheduled to take place from August 4-6.  Another sharp shooter in the NBA, Steph Curry, is already signed with UA, but an addition of Kevin...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week Feb. 23
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    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter.  Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.  This week Check out the article's official Twitter account @140BarsOrLess, where we re-tweet hilarious tweets during...
  • LeBron James' Customized BMW 760Li Up For Sale
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    Another one of LeBron's old whips is up for sale, and it could be your for just under $90,000. After James' customized 2010 Jeep Wrangler went up for auction, his bleached white 2010 BMW 760Li is up for sale, courtesy of Marshall Goldman Motor Sales in Warrensville, Ohio. The customized beemer features white 22-inch rims to match the matte pearl white paint job. The interior is decked out in...
  • LeBron James Wants The Cavs To Retire His Jersey
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    The Cleveland Cavaliers recently hoisted Zydrunas Ilguaskas' #11 jersey into the rafters, and LeBron James dreams that his jersey will one day join. Though he tried to dismiss the question, he entertained the thought of a possible Cavs retirement party. “It’s not for me to really be concerned about or to even think about,” James said. “It’s something we all as...
  • Jordan - June Releases!
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    While many of us are getting ready for May release dates, Jordan Brand has released their lineup for June. Take a look at whats in store!
  • Drake Shows Glimpse Of His Sneaker Closet
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    A couple pair of Oregon Js and some Supreme Foams have worked their way into Drake's Spring rotation. No OVO Jordans though.  The glimpse into Drizzy's sneaker closet reveals French Blue Air Jordan 7s, Flint 13s, Playoff 13s, a Reebok Question "For Players Use Only" LeBron James PE, and the classic "Bred" 4s. The Canadian rapper also showed off some diversity in his collection with the...
  • Kanye West's Crazy Multi Million Dollar Sneaker Designs
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    Kanye West has always had an eye for fashion, it's like he said before he had it he closed his eyes and imagined. Aside from being a rapper Kanye has an undeniable talent for creating shoes. From his colabs with Nike, Louis Vuitton, Reebok, Bape, and Giuseppe, Kanye has always had his creative mind in the shoe game. With Ye's style and persona having so much influence over sneakerheads and...
  • Matt Barnes Asks Social Media To Help Capture His Aunt's Killer
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    Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes has turned to social media to help bring the murderer of his Aunt to justice. Michael Williams, the 51 year old man suspected of the murder, is believed to be hiding out in South Sacramento.  This dude stabbed my auntie in the neck last week & left her for dead on the sidewalk, she ended up… http://t.co/nHIczsJdrG — Matt Barnes...
  • Lance Stephenson Releases 'Hot N*gga' Freestyle
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    Brooklyn's own, Lance Stephenson, has joined the swarm of rappers to freestyle over Bobby Shmurda's 'Hot N*gga,' and he makes sure to give his new team owner, Michael Jordan, a shout on the track. No mention of ear-blowing, though he does mention his former team the Indiana Pacers Lance praises his Coney Island roots, brags about his step back crossover, and warns about the new Hornets backcourt...
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