Cause for Celebration: A’s to Retain White Shoes

As some of you may be aware, MLB is relaxing its shoe-color rules this season, and the net effect is that teams will no longer have a primary shoe hue. Given the extent to which players have been freestyling their footwear in recent years, this seems like more of a concession to reality than . . . → Read More: Cause for Celebration: A’s to Retain White Shoes

Sneaker Blowout Becomes Corporate Theater

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Surreal moment in the opening minute of last night’s UNC/Duke game, as Duke forward Zion Williamson — widely assumed to be the first pick in the 2019 NBA draft — planted his left foot and then took a tumble as his sneaker came apart. He left the . . . → Read More: Sneaker Blowout Becomes Corporate Theater

It's Back! Kickin' It 2019 - Your NBA ASG Sneaker Guide

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Well, it’s that time of year again: time to see the shoes the NBA All Stars will be wearing for the big game today. After a two-year hiatus, the “sneaker guide” is back. Long time readers will remember I used to do this post . . . → Read More: It’s Back! Kickin’ It 2019 – Your NBA ASG Sneaker Guide

Uni Watch Cold Case File: Some Very Odd Super Bowl Shoes

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My Uni Watch Super Bowl Preview was published yesterday on ESPN. Shortly after it was posted, I learned about an interesting Rams-related tidbit that would surely have been included in the ESPN piece if I had known about it. But since it’s too late for that, we . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Cold Case File: Some Very Odd Super Bowl Shoes