Kanye West gives hundreds of children Yeezy sneakers during visit to Ugandan orphanage

Tuesday Kanye West paid a visit to the Masulita Children’s Home in Wakisom, which is the oldest orphanage in Uganda. He flew to the orphanage in the private helicopter of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and performed some of his new music for the children.   After singing and dancing with the children, bags were brought out and he began to hand out pairs of his new Yeezy Boost 350 V2 to all of the children present. He also gave Beats headphones to the children as well.   Kanye with children…

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MEAC football schedule for September 8

Delaware State (0-1) vs Saint Francis 12 p.m. EST/ Loretto, PA NEC Front Row Morgan State (0-1) vs Akron 3:30 p.m. CST/ Akron, Ohio, Stats/ Radio: WEAA,88.9 FM/ ESPN+ Howard University (0-1) vs Kent State (0-1) 3:30 p.m. CST/ Kent, Ohio TV: ESPN+/ ESPN+ Bethune-Cookman (0-1) vs Virginia University of Lynchburg (1-0) 4:00 p.m. EST / Daytona Beach, FL Stats /Radio: CatEye Network / TV: ESPN3/ ESPN3 Saint Augustine’s (0-1) vs North Carolina Central (0-1) 6:00 p.m./Durham, NC Stats/ Video North Carolina A&T (2-0) vs Gardner-Webb (1-0) 6:00 p.m. EST/…

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Bulls, Hornets and Magic finalize three-team trade

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski The Chicago Bulls, Orlando Magic and Charlotte Hornets are putting the finishing touches on a swap amongst the clubs that would send center Timofey Mozgof ( who was just involved in the Dwight Howard trade, which just became official yesterday) to the Magic, center Bismack Biyombo to the Hornets and guard Julyan Stone to the Bulls. The Bulls also send Jerian Grant to the Magic. Sources: Three-team trade agreed in principle. https://t.co/Ydrx3Ul3lV — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 8, 2018 Deal includes Bulls guard Jerian Grant…

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Damian Lillard’s half brother shot in Portland

Damian Lillard’s half brother was shot multiple times Thursday night in the parking lot of a Portland shopping mall. Shooting investigation at Clackamas Town Center. Deputies say 3 men got into a fight & 1 was shot last night. Victim ID’ed as 20 y/o Jahrell Lillard – brother of @Dame_Lillard of #PDX @trailblazers. (Pics courtesy of Vince Kramer) pic.twitter.com/0mTsViAcEo — Tyler Dumont FOX 12 (@TylerDumontNews) March 30, 2018 Jahrell Lillard told police he was shot as he was walking to his car. After being struck by the gunfire, he fled…

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Paul George and Nike introduce the PG2

Saturday the Cleveland Cavaliers and his Oklahoma City locked horns in a nationally televised contest, Paul George debuted his upcoming signature shoe, the PG2. The launch colorway pays tribute to George’s love of video games, particularly one of a certain console from Sony. Asked of the origin of his love of games, George revealed this: I just had a knack for video games. As soon as I discovered PlayStation, I was throwing hints here and there to my dad — cutting out the clipping of a video game, cutting out…

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Nike Air Footscape N7

Like the Jordan Super.Fly we just covered, this Air Footscape is also part of this year’s N7 collection that celebrates Native American Heritage Month. This commemorative Footscape features a a suede and weave upper. There is red graphic integrated throughout the weave as a nod to the bald eagle. The gold used on both the Nike logo and the N7 logo on the heel is , in Native American culture, associated with success high quality, achievement and positivity. This upper is supported by a white midsole, which itself sits atop…

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Nike to cut 1,400 jobs

In nature and in business, those who do not or cannot adapt will in short order find themselves on the scrap heap of extinction. Although Nike is far from that fate befalling them, there were things that were happening in the market that finally cause them to take notice and then action. Namely, the flatlining in sales of performance running sneakers and the decline in that of basketball sneakers, according to research from The NPD Group.  Matt Powell, the sports industry analyst with the NPD had this to say about…

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Stephen Curry signed sneakers of girl who died during basketball game

Kimberly Nuestro was a  Golden State Warriors fan and student at Homestead High School in Cupertino, California. The 16-year old sophomore, and captain of her junior varsity basketball team, was playing a club basketball game last Saturday night when she passed out and was later pronounced dead Sunday at Stanford Medical Center. Her cause of death has yet to be determined. “When students and staff came to school on Monday, a ‘large percentage’ were sporting Warriors’ gear and dressed in blue and gold in honor of Kimberly”, said Homestead principal…

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Bullied Student surprised with Air Jordans from schoolmate

This story is another example of though sneakers may just be made of leather and rubber, they can be so much more to people.       Clear Lake Intermediate (Houston, TX) sixth grader Joel Rodriguez had never owned high priced kicks and was picked on at school. “People were making fun of me,”  Joel said. Eighth grader Amien Emamalikhani,who is also a student at Clear Lake saw what was happening to Rodriguez and ,although the two had never previously spoken, decided to do something about it. “I just wanted to…

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