Tag: NIKE

Giannis Antetokounmpo Debuted An ‘Alphabet Soup’ Colorway Of The Freak 1s

Nike Giannis Antetokounmpo and Nike have finally showed the world what the Greek Freak’s signature shoe looks like, and now we’re seeing some of the fun colorways they have planned for the shoe outside of its official releases. The Freak 1 was announced shortly after the season ended, giving us a first look at the […]

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Anthony Davis Will Have To Wait A Year Before He Can Take LeBron’s No. 23 Jersey

Getty Image Often, when a superstar joins a new team, that team’s incumbent star will extend an olive branch, in one way or another, to make the new teammate feel welcome and valued. In some cases, it’s just a way of massaging egos, a gesture toward assuring them that they’ll be given the opportunity to […]

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#ImWithKap: Nike’s Market Value Jumps $3 Billion After Colin Kaepernick Gets Betsy Ross Sneakers Pulled From Shelves

Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images) Republicans have been big mad since Nike decided to pull its Betsy Ross-inspired Air Max 1 USA sneakers. But it turns out that being on the right side of history just netted the footwear and apparel company a cool $3 billion in market value. Who knew pissing off conservatives could […]

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SNX: The Best Shoes Out This Week, Featuring The New Reflective YEEZYs

size? Thanks to last week’s holiday (and internet traffic killing) weekend, SNX has been a little bit off schedule and all over the place. We promise we’ll get back on our regular Wednesday schedule next week, but for now, you’re just going to have to deal if you want to be made aware of the […]

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Zion Williamson Wore The Custom Kyrie 4s He Rocked At Duke For His Summer League Debut

Getty Image Zion Williamson will suit up in a professional basketball game for the first time in his life on Friday night, and as such, hoops fans are overjoyed. The No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft will take the floor for the New Orleans Pelicans against his college pal, R.J. Barrett, and the […]

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NIKE pulls ‘racist’ sneaker featuring original US flag after colin kaepernick objects

NIKE has pulled a patriotic-themed sneaker featuring the ‘betsy ross flag’ after ex-NFL star colin kaepernick raised concerns of it being offensive. the red, white and blue version of its air max 1 sneakers, which were meant to celebrate july fourth, have caused controversy because of the symbols’ connections with the era of slavery and […]

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Colin Kaepernick and Nike Are Right, the Betsy Ross Flag Shouldn’t Be on Sneakers

Last September, people willingly burned their Nike products in protest of the sneaker company’s partnership with athlete-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick. That crowd probably won’t be pleased to hear that, days before the Air Max 1 Quick Strike Fourth of July sneaker was set to go on sale, Nike announced that its Independence Day-themed shoe was no […]

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Nike Drops Sneaker Featuring Betsy Ross Flag After Colin Kaepernick Is Said to Complain It Invokes Slavery

Colin Kaepernick onstage during a VH1 broadcast May 3, 2018, in Los AngelesPhoto: Leon Bennett (Getty) Just in time for the Fourth of July, comes a report that Nike yanked a sneaker embellished with a Betsy Ross flag after NFL footballer-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick complained the image conjured up slavery and all its ills. According to […]

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SNX: The ‘Stranger Things’ Hawkins High Collection Is Pure Fire

Nike Remember last week, when I said something about summer being a season of near-constant dope sneaker drops? Yeah well, we aren’t quite there just yet. This was admittedly a rough week for sneaker drops, so rough that I have to go back on my “not-talking-about-Yeezys-every-week” promise. You’re safe this week Ye! That isn’t to […]

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Shaquille O’Neal Wants In On the Sneaker Biz: ‘I Would Love to Purchase Reebok’

Photo: Michael Tullberg (Getty Images) Since his retirement from the NBA in 2011, NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal has been just as dominant as he was on the court. His estimated net worth of over $400 million is a byproduct of a diverse portfolio that includes franchise ownership, investments and lucrative endorsements with companies […]

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Jordan Announced Its Second Installment Of Gear In Its Partnership With Paris Saint-Germain

Getty Image   For the second year in a row, Jordan Brand will drop a line of attire as part of a partnership with European football giants Paris Saint-Germain. While there’s no word on whether the Parisians will get new kits that feature the Jumpman, which the club wore during its Champions League campaign last […]

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You Can Run Right Into The Upside Down With This Nike x Stranger Things Collab

As season three of Stranger Things creeps closer, the collaborations are starting to pile up. First, there was the odd choice of a Billy-focused H&M collab. Now, we have a stronger collab in Nike x Stranger Things. Rather than picking a hot guy to focus on, Nike is really packing on the nostalgia. Photo: Nike […]

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Inclusivity? Just Do It: Nike Adds Plus and Para-Sport Mannequins to Its London Store

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) When it comes to acknowledging that the athletically minded can come in all shapes, sizes and abilities, it’s really not that hard to just do it. That’s what Nike’s London stores are proving, with the inclusion of plus and differently-abled mannequins, which debuted at its flagship store on Wednesday, as […]

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Kawhi Leonard Filed A Lawsuit Against Nike Over His ‘Klaw’ Logo

Getty Image Kawhi Leonard is currently in a battle with the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, but it appears he’s also about to be embroiled in a copyright fight as well. The Toronto Raptors superstar had a year of big changes, starting with his offseason trade from San Antonio to Toronto. That trade […]

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Odell Beckham Jr. leaves New York behind in latest Nike ad

Screenshot/YouTube Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is one of the featured athletes in Nike’s newest ad “Dominate All Dimensions.” It’s a commercial that is likely to put a big smile on the faces of Cleveland Browns fans and send New York Giant fans into “Sicko Mode.” Nike’s newest ad — which is called Dominate […]

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inside the virgil abloh-stewarded NikeLab chicago re-creation center

NIKE and virgil abloh have again joined forces to launch a new venue at the heart of chicago, designed to empower the city’s youth. officially titled the ‘NikeLab chicago re-creation center c/o virgil abloh’, or the ‘re-creation center’ for short, the destination intends to spark creativity through workshops, giveback programs, exclusive product, and local influential […]

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Homecoming: Virgil Abloh Returns to Chicago With Nike to Empower the City’s Youth

Photo: Thierry Chesnot (Getty Images) He’s conquered runways from New York City to Paris (and perhaps garnered, as of late), but Virgil Abloh’s native Chicago is clearly never far from his heart, as proven by his newest venture. Teaming up with collaborator Nike, Abloh returns to his hometown to launch the NikeLab Chicago Re-Creation Center […]

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