Alabama A&M takes 79th Magic City Classic 38-14

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: MONTGOMERY, Ala.- In the first ever spring Magic City Classic, Alabama A&M defeated Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) opponent and in-state rival Alabama State 38-14 at Legion Field Saturday night to clinch the Eastern Division and a trip to the SWAC Championship game.  Alabama State got on the board early as running back Jacory Merritt punched in a one-yard touchdown to cap an 11 play, 95-yard drive with just over eight minutes to play in the first quarter, before a response by the Bulldogs to tie the…

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Air Yeezy prototype auctioned for $1 million

From Priya Elam of The Guardian Kanye West’s Air Yeezy sneakers are being auctioned for $1m, making them Sotheby’s most expensive shoe listing ever. They are expected to break the record set by a pair of Nike Air Jordan 1s worn by Michael Jordan, which sold for $615,000 last year. The black, size 12 Nike Air Yeezy 1 prototypes, designed by West and Nike’s Mark Smith in 2007, were groundbreaking. Aesthetically they altered the shape and form of sneakers in the decade that followed. Brahm Wachter, head of streetwear and…

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Raptors slapped with $250k fine

The NBA fined the Toronto Raptors $250,000 for violations of rules pertaining to the rest of players and reporting of injuries. At this juncture no specifics have been offered on what rested player(s) and reporting triggered the fine.

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“Winterised” Air Jordan 14 coming in October

The Air Jordan 14 will be the latest silhouette to get the winterised treatment. At this early juncture there are no images available but what is known is that it will utilize a multi-hued colour palette that will prominently feature archeo brown across its winter ready build. The “Winterized” Air Jordan 14 , for the moment, are scheduled to make their debut October 30 at nike.com and select retail establishments; they will carry a 200 USD sticker price. Winterized Air Jordan 14 Archeo Brown/Multi-Color-Multi-Color DO9406-200 $200 October 30, 2021 *A…

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April 17, 2021 NBA Injury Report

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Danilo Gallinari PF Apr 15 Out De’Andre Hunter SF Apr 14 Out Hunter (knee) is out Thursday against the Bucks, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Kris Dunn PG Apr 14 Out Dunn (ankle) is out Thursday against the Bucks, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Tony Snell SF Apr 14 Out Snell (ankle) will not play Thursday against the Bucks. Cam Reddish SF Apr 13 Out Reddish (Achilles) will miss at least two more weeks as he recovers from a right Achilles injury, Mark…

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Draymond Green was right

In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act. I lead with Orwell’s quote because that has, unfortunately, bore itself out to be rather prophetic. Society has devolved to the depths of valuing feelings over facts, as people are allowed to wrap themselves in comforting truths rather than take the medicine of cold, hard facts. The latest example of this is Megan Rapinoe and her internet dust-up with Draymond Green. Last week, while speaking at the White House, the soccer star was the latest to…

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April 16, 2021 NBA Recap

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Danilo Gallinari PF Apr 15 Out De’Andre Hunter SF Apr 14 Out Hunter (knee) is out Thursday against the Bucks, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Kris Dunn PG Apr 14 Out Dunn (ankle) is out Thursday against the Bucks, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Tony Snell SF Apr 14 Out Snell (ankle) will not play Thursday against the Bucks. Cam Reddish SF Apr 13 Out Reddish (Achilles) will miss at least two more weeks as he recovers from a right Achilles injury, Mark…

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“Lightning” Air Jordan 4 : Official Images

After a 15-year hiatus, the “Lightning” Air Jordan 4 is planned to make its return this summer. The 2021 version will do its level best to stay true to its 2006 progenitor, meaning it should sport a tour yellow nubuck upper complimented with grey , along with black netting. Below this upper resides a white midsole and a grey and white rubber outsole. The “Lightning” Air Jordan 4 is, for now, planned to release August 7 at nike.com and select retail establishments; they will carry a $220 USD sticker price.…

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April 15, 2021 NBA Recap

LaMarcus Aldridge announced his retirement yesterday after experiencing an irregular heartbeat during his last NBA appearance on Saturday with the Brooklyn Nets. Who Got It Done pt rb ast Jaylen BrownBOS @ LAL 40 9 3   17-20 fg Deandre AytonPHO vs. SAC 26 11 0   10-11 fg B. BogdanovićATL vs. MIL 28 6 7   6-12 3-pt J. Toscano-AndersonGSW @ CLE 20 7 3 Collin SextonCLE vs. GSW 30 4 2 Stephen CurryGSW @ CLE 33 4 5   2 blk Jrue HolidayMIL @ ATL 23 4 7 T. Horton-TuckerLAL vs. BOS 19…

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April 14, 2021 NBA Recap

pt rb ast Stephen CurryGSW @ OKC 42 6 8   11-16 3-pt Kyrie IrvingBRK @ PHI 37 3 9   10-10 ft Joel EmbiidPHI vs. BRK 39 13 2   10-11 ft De’Aaron FoxSAC vs. WAS 33 5 6   6 stl Khris MiddletonMIL @ MIN 27 8 7 N. VučevićCHI vs. ORL 29 11 1   5-8 3-pt Christian WoodHOU vs. IND 25 13 2   3 blk Malcolm BrogdonIND @ HOU 23 14 9 Luka DončićDAL @ MEM 29 5 9   2 stl R. WestbrookWAS @ SAC 25 15 11   Triple-double Oh and…

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