Making Kicks Count: Cardi B hands out sneakers at Brooklyn housing complex

Last month rapper Cardi B gave out hundreds of jackets and sneakers at a Brooklyn housing project. She had this to say about the drive at the Marlboro Houses to CBS News: We have to set an example for the kids. Sometimes people think that we just do the messed up things but we really… care for the kids and our community and everything. The entertainer was gifted a symbolic key to the Marlboro Houses for her efforts.

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: ‘Sneaker Bandit’ steals 16 pairs of shoes from Sears

The latest edition of when imbecilic behavior collides with sneakers takes place in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, where the Bensalem Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man who reportedly relieved a Sears of some sneakers.   CASE: VIDEO: RETAIL THEFT AT SEARS – DO YOU KNOW THIS SNEAKER BANDIT? https://t.co/lvKmy0t3P1 — Bensalem Police (@BensalemPolice) October 9, 2018 According to police a gentleman entered the Sears in Neshaminy Mall on October 3 at approximately 10:15 a.m. Law enforcement states he removed 16 pairs of shoes from their boxes…

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Black Bar collaborates with Nike SB for upcoming Dunk High

  Black, a Hollywood, California, skater owned bar has joined forces with Nike SB on their own Dunk High. The upcoming Dunk High features a black nubuck base with black leather overlays. The branding for the bar appears on the heels, midsole, printed on the aglets and on the insole. The tag on the front of the tongue reads “always bet on black” underneath the Nike SB logo and it comes with a hidden poker chip inside a stash behind the tongue. The pattern that adorns the wall of Black…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Duo steals sneakers from seller at meet up

In our latest and unfortunate addition to the annals of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers a pair of Brooklyn thieves take advantage of a seller’s negligence.   According to police, 20-year-old Subhan Shah agreed to meet another man, 28, to buy a pair of sneakers that were advertised on social media. The seller arrive at the predetermined location at 12:55 p.m. , exited his vehicle and handed to shoes to Shah so he could look them over. Police said as this was happening, Sain Sajjad Khawaja ,24, approached, his…

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LeBron James’ home amongst those targeted by celebrity burglary ring

The domicile of Los Angeles Lakers all-world baller Lebron James was amongst celebrity residences on a list of homes targeted by Southern California burglars. Most recently, Rihanna, Los Angeles Dodgers player Yasiel Puig and Los Angeles Rams wideout Robert Woods all have been burglary victims . Monday, the Los Angeles Police Department released this press announcement: During recent months, the Los Angeles Police Department has become aware of a series of residential burglaries targeting actors, producers, musicians and professional athletes living in the Los Angeles area. Initially, it was believed…

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NBA divulges why it changed on court sneaker policy

Last week it was reported the NBA was significantly altering the rules on sneakers. Beginning with the 2018-19 season the league will allow players to wear any color shoes at any point through the season. In providing a rationale as to why the NBA changed course on this matter, NBA Senior VP of Identity, Outfitting & Equipment Christopher Arena had this to SoleCollector: We’ve evolved our guidelines to allow players to display colors on their sneakers that reflect their team colors or any other colors that allow them to express…

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Conflicting reports around Colin Kaepernick Nike Signature shoe and apparel line

Following the initial emerging of word of Colin Kaepernick’s deal with Nike, Darren Rovell of ESPN reported there were no plans to produce a signature for him nor an apparel line. Not so fast, according to Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports. He refutes the earlier Rovell tweet saying a sneaker and apparel line is coming. I have tremendous professional respect for Darren but we’re going to step on each other here. I’ve been told by multiple sources there is absolutely a contract commitment by @nike for a signature shoe and…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: CT woman steals 14 pairs of sneakers from North Haven store

North Haven, Connecticut is the setting for our latest edition of what reprobates do when they want sneakers. Local police have released surveillance photograph on social media of a woman who stole 14 pairs of shoes valued at $1,095 from a DSW. According to police, a woman with long black hair wearing a black tank top and black leggings and slides stole the shoes from the DSW located at 410 Universal Drive North. She removed the shoes from their boxes and hid them in a large, black DSW shopping bag.…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: thieves take child with them to steal sneakers

The latest edition of sneaker-related depravity takes us to Shirley, New York. It is here in the hamlet of approximately 28,000 in Suffolk County where two thieves brought a child with them to steal sneakers. Surveillance photographs show the two suspects, a man and a woman, whom police said stole three pair of shoes from a Famous Footwear in Shirley. The young child that one of the thieves was carrying appeared to be around eight years old. After swiping the shoes, the child-toting bandits fled in a Ford minivan with…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: VA teen arrested under suspicion of stealing sneakers

Fredericksburg, Virginia serves as the backdrop for case of fervor to obtain sneakers was responsible for dereliction of common sense. It is here that a youth was arrested while trying to make his escape. According to Sheriff’s spokeswoman Amanda Vicinanzo, Deputy Dylan Aubrecht responded to a reported auto accident and possible robbery. When he arrived to the area of Jefferson Davis Highway and Merryview Drive, he found a man outside of a grey Jeep Wrangler with a substantial laceration on his knee. The injured party told authorities the man sitting…

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