"I have to stand up for people that are oppressed."
San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick refused to stand up for the National Anthem prior to last night's preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. Today, Kaepernick issued a hard stance on why he didn't think it was necessary to stand while the rest of the players, coaches and fans in the stadium saluted the flag.
Dwyane Wade's cousin, 32-year old Nykea Aldridge, was shot and killed while pushing a stroller down the street in Chicago's South Side yesterday afternoon. According to reports, Aldridge was out with her baby around 3:30 pm when two men approached a third man and opened fire; one of the stray bullets struck the mother of four.
The regal metallic gold Air Jordan 11 Low has finally been unveiled and the kicks will officially be arriving tomorrow, August 27th.
If you ever wished you could just burn your favorite Air Jordans, we have some really great news. And it won't cost you $220.
It might seem like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West get fed up with the paparazzi more often than not but in reality it's just a love/hate relationship. How else would everyone on the internet know about Kim's awesome beach vacation if it weren't for the paparazzi? Probably through countless instagram selfies, but that's not the point.
Vince Staples just recently released his new EP titled "Prima Donna" but he has still found time to do some hilarious review videos for GQ, including this investigation into some popular health-food snacks.
In honor of the 20-year anniversary of the Olympic games in Atlanta, Nike is bringing back some of the classic signature shoes worn by members of the Dream Team, including Scottie Pippen's Nike Air More Uptempo. In addition to the "Olympics" colorway, The Swoosh is releasing this "White/Gum" rendition which will be now arriving on Monday, August 29th with a $160 price tag.
Chicago rapper King Yella was shot on Tuesday night while filming a Black Lives Matter video in promotion of his NoMore Foundation anti-violence movement. As seen in the crazy video, he was standing with a group beneath an overpass about to record a scene for the video when a car pulls up and opens fire on everyone in his vicinity.
The Oakland Raiders have a one year remaining on their lease to play at O.Co Coliseum in Oakland and they've just filed for three trademarks to the name "Las Vegas Raiders." It doesn't take a genius to figure out that the Black Hole is likely headed to Sin City in the near future.
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A disgruntled Oklahoma City Thunder fan has sparked a movement to change the name of Durant, Oklahoma to Westbrook, Oklahoma because "it is just another hideous reminder of what happened to our community."
Kanye West's Saint Pablo Tour officially kicked off in Indianapolis last night, featuring a floating stage, an incredible 31-song setlist and even an apology to Nike's CEO. In celebration of the Saint Pablo Tour, Jimmy Kimmel decided to troll some people on the streets of Los Angeles with an "exclusive look" at the new Yeezy Boost 1150.
The iconic "Banned" Air Jordan 1 is making a return on Labor Day Weekend, but this pair features a subtle difference compared to previous releases. Instead of the traditional smooth leather construction throughout the Air Jordan 1 silhouette, the 2016 "Banned" AJ1 will feature hits of a textured, tumbled leather on the toe and swoosh.
Kanye West's Saint Pablo Tour kicked off last night in Indianapolis and he used some of his [floating] stage time to thank Nike CEO Mark Parker for, "giving a kid out of Chicago a chance to create." He also apologized to Parker for his actions after he split from the brand to pursue his own thing with Adidas. Some of Kanye's previous remarks about the new Nike CEO include;
The Dallas Cowboys' rookie running back, Ezekiel Elliot was recently spotted at Seattle's Herban Legends recreational weed dispensary, and although it is a completely legal establishment Jerry Jones wasn't happy that he paid them a visit. Before we continue, "Herban Legends" is an A1 name for a weed dispensary. Moving right along...
BAPE has finally issued a statement regarding the outrageous character known as @YmBape, who has been terrorizing Supreme customers for awhile now in the good name of a bathing ape.
It has been a major year for the Reebok Question with releases like the Jadakiss-inspired "A5," the Rucker Park joint, and a "White Party" pair in celebration in Allen Iverson's birthday. And the hits just keep on coming for the Reebok Question; the latest news coming courtesy of Teyana Taylor.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson earned an estimated $64.5 million this year making him the highest paid actor for 2016. The People's champ more than doubled his earning from 2015, which was just enough to edge out Jackie Chan for the top spot. Yes, Jackie Chan. His movies in China earned him a cool $61 million this year.
Jordan Brand has carved a niche in NFL locker rooms across the league with their Air Jordan inspired cleats that are regularly worn by Jordan Brand athletes like Dez Bryant, Earl Thomas and Joe Haden.
Adidas' iconic Stan Smith silhouette will be receiving a boost next year, as will the classic Superstar; both sneakers will come fully equipped with full length Boost cushioning in 2017. The sneakers will reportedly release in February, the Stan Smith Boost will retail for $120 from a size 4-14, while the Superstar Boost will retail for $140.
LeBron James' 14th signature sneaker with Nike, the LeBron 14, is on the horizon and images are slowly starting to make their way onto the internet.
College football officially returns TOMORROW night on ESPN as Hawaii takes on Cal. The rest of the teams won't kick off until the following weekend but by all accounts- football is back. In celebration of the new college football season, Adidas is blessing each of their schools with team-specific UltraBoosts- unfortunately none of these PEs will be releasing to the public.
Apple is reportedly creating a new app for iPhone and iPad users that will allow people to create, edit and share video content with others on the app in the blink of an eye. Additionally, the new Apple app will also include unique filters and other animation features, and yeah- Apple is basically set to build their own version of Snapchat.
It's becoming more and more likely that the next home of the Oakland Raiders and the "Black Hole" will be Sin City.
Summers is winding down and Nike is gearing up for the colder months with their latest "Tech Pack" Collection which reimagines classic sportswear silhouettes by pairing Nike Tech Fleece with Nike Tech Knit for the first time.
A few days after Nate Diaz lost a hard fought, bloody battle to Conor McGregor at UFC 202, his brother and fellow MMA fighter, Nick Diaz was reportedly involved in a scrap of his own.
Jordan Brand might have something planned to honor NBA broadcast legend, Craig Sager, or maybe this insane pair of Air Jordan 1s will remain an exclusive but they're dope nonetheless. As of now, there's only two pairs of the "Craig Sager" Air Jordan 1s in existence; one for Sager, and one for...DJ Khaled.
Allow me to introduce Jordyn Adams, a star athlete at South Carolina's Blythewood High School and the newest internet sensation. Last night, Adams posted this gem of a video clip on social media and if we can all just please take a minute to have a moment of silence for the kid in the red hoodie that'd be great. [Moment of silence]
Nike will be rereleasing the "Hyper Cobalt" Foamposite Pros next weekend as a nod to former Bulls (and Pistons, Bobcats, Magic) guard, Ben Gordon.
The negotiations between the San Diego Chargers and their first round pick, Joey Bosa have gotten uglier by the week, culminating in today's damning statement released by the Chargers. The former Ohio State defensive end, who was selected #3 overall by San Diego, has reportedly rejected the Chargers "best offer" and they decided to make an unprecedented public statement about it.
SNL's Leslie Jones was just recently the victim of a hacker who posted a ton of her personal information, as well as nude photos on her website. Her team has already taken the site down but not before the hacker had a chance to post her identification, passport, driver's license and personal photos.