First Look at the “Seattle” Air Jordan 10

In a year that has seen and will see some highly anticipated releases, this original colorway has flown under the radar. Initially releases way back in 1995 as part of the “City Pack” , this release will mark the first return to retail since its original release. We have our first look at the upcoming version of the Seattle 10 via @zsneakerheadz. What can be seen is a white leather upper with black on the tongue and lacing area. A black midsole can be seen with green showing up on…

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A look at the Lebron 17

We now have a real look at the LeBron 17. The first colorway seen is a black a grey look. Gone is the Battleknit seen on the previous two models, as it has been repacked by a new material called Knotposite. A reversed jeweled swoosh sits about the hybrid cushioned midsole. This Lebron 17 is scheduled to release October 3 at nike.com and select retail establishments. LeBron 17 Black/Black-WhiteBQ3177-002October 3, 2019

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NBPA Foundation provided scholarship grants to SIAC Athete-Students

From thesiac.com: ATLANTA, GA– The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation has pledged a significant financial grant to the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) to provide scholarship resources to SIAC member-institution basketball student-athletes to facilitate a path to graduation objectives. This program, in addition to a similar initiative at Norfolk State University, is part of an NBPA pilot project to support student-athletes at colleges and universities around the country. “We are extremely grateful to NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts and Sherrie Deans, who leads the NBPA foundation for their financial commitment to SIAC…

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Joe Johnson signs with Pistons

Joe Johnson’s domination of the BIG3 caught the attention of several NBA teams, and multiple teams brought him in for a workout. The Detroit Pistons reached an agreement with the 7-time NBA All-Star earlier Thursday. While this is good news for the 38-year Johnson, for Micheal Beasley it means that his NBA journey will have to continue with another ballclub as he will be waived to make room for Johnson.

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FAMU kicks off home season in Jake Gaither Classic

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team will look to get into the win column on Saturday night as the Rattlers will have its 2019 home opener against Fort Valley State. Kickoff for the Third Annual Jake Gaither Classic is set for 6 p.m. at Bragg Memorial Stadium.  Florida A&M (0-1) had an extra week to prepare for Fort Valley State with a bye last week. The Rattlers enter Saturday’s game off a 62-0 loss on Aug. 29 to 17th-ranked Central Florida. FAMU held the Knights to just…

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Teaser Look at the Concepts x Nike Kyrie 6

A few weeks back reports of an upcoming collaboration between Concepts and Nike Basketball on the yet-to-be-released Kyrie 6. This was a cninutation of the partnership that birthed the Ikhet Kyrie 5 in December 2018. There is finally an image of this latest collaboration, albiet not the best as it is a catalog photo. It does depict a Kyrie 6 with a pink tint upper and what appears to be a iridescent lateral Swoosh. The midsole and outsole actually appears to be a tint and shade of blue. The Concepts…

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Lebron James’ Taco Tuesday trademark denied

Lebron James’ presence on social media cannot be ignored. Often times lighthearted and fun and other times he clumsily attempts to navigate through certain approves social issues. One his most notable enjoyable is his Taco Tuesday post, something he has somewhat become synonymous with. As someone who does think with a ruling class mentality in some aspects, James sought to trademark the “Taco Tuesday “ phrase. According to Gerben Law Firm Founder, Josh Gerben, Lebron’s trademark application was denied , as it was deemed a “commonplace message.”

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New images of the Off White x Nike Dunk Low “University Gold

Virgil Abloh and Nike have joined forces again, this time for a triumverate of Nike Dunk Low colorways that are due to release later this fall. The three colorways will include a university gold/midnight navy/white; a university red/wolf grey, and a white and pine green. Images of the University Gold look have surfaced. The Off-White x Nike Dunk Low Leather Collection to release at some point in October at nike.com and select retail establishment. The sticker price is set at $170 USD. Off-White x Nike Dunk Low University Red/University Red-Wolf…

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Kyle Kuzma and Puma closing in on shoe deal

It appears that Kyle Kuzma could be the next young NBA talent to join the Puma roster. According to an initial report from the New York Times’ Marc Stein, Puma is nearing a deal with the Los Angeles Laker. Last season, the 23-year-old forward engaged in a partnership with the sneaker resale platform GOAT, in which he functioned as a brand ambassador and would wear rare kicks on and off the court.

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September 9 SWAC Football Players of the Week

From swac.org : BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama State’s Micheal Jefferson, Mississippi Valley State’s Tracy Thompkins, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s Josh Piwniczka and Harry Ballard III were all named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Football Players of the Week in week two of the season for their outstanding play the league announced on Monday. OffensiveAlabama State 19 – Michael Jefferson (6-3, WR, 194, So., Mobile, Ala.)Jefferson had a career day for Alabama State in a 38-31 victory over Tuskegee Saturday night. He grabbed five receptions for 174 yards, including three touchdowns. The sophomore caught…

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