Shaw Football Volunteers at Wake Assisted Living Center

From Shaw University Sports Information Department: RALEIGH, N.C. – With the help of the Shaw University Academic Success Department, members of the Bears football program volunteered their time in performing community service hours at the Wake Assisted Living Center located Raleigh on Tuesday (Apr. 16). The student-athletes helped with preparation of lunch, cleaning and having fun playing a game of Bingo with some of the residents. “We definitely enjoyed ourselves and look forward to participating in more community service projects,” said Recruiting Coordinator and Wide Receivers Coach, Toryeon Hester. “This experience…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Japanese man stole shoes for sexual gratification

Throughout the lifetime of the Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers, we have covered stories of sneaker-powered ridiculousness from one end of the globe to the other, but even at the most depraved, low-down and head scratchingly foolish, this latest story managed to sail uncharted waters. Saitama is the most populous sand capital of Saitama Prefecture , Japan. Here in this city of approximately 1.3 million, a man was arrested for the theft of 64 pairs of shoes, but not for the reasons one might think. Forty-Year-old Makoto Endo was…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: CT man in jail over fabricated sneaker robbery

Enfield, Connecticut is the stage for the latest edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers. In this town of approximately over 44,000 a resident found himself in jail over a fictitious sneaker dispute. In a lengthy arrest affidavit, Enfield Police officer Matt Tarducci stated that he was dispatched to the entrance of Enfield High School at about 4:12 p.m. on a report that a robbery had just taken place. Justin Lattanzio, 22, indicated that a man with a firearm robbed him for a pair of shoes. According to Lattanzio,…

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Brandon Ingram out for season

Earlier today the Los Angeles Lakers made the announcement that forward Brandon Ingram will be out for the remainder of this season following him being diagnosed with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in his right arm. Though DVT may not be a commonly known medical issue, that in no way detracts from its potential severity. This injury ends what was a solid campaign numberwise for Ingram, as he averaged 18.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists , but was a frustrating season as a whole for the Los Angeles Lakers, as…

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Otto Porter out against the Hawks

Chicago Bullls small forward Otto Porter will be out for the Chicago Bulls game with the Atlanta Hawks, for the ever-popular “load management”. Since being acquired by the Bulls, in the eight games he has played, he’s averaging 19.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 34.8 minutes per game, all improved numbers from his time with the Washington Wizards, where he posted numbers of 12.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 29.0 minutes per contest.

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Update- MA Teen stabbed over Yeezys

In our last edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers, we covered the unfortunate story of a Massachusetts teen stabbed while was attempting sell a pair of Adidas Yeezys. The suspect, 19-year-old Dequan Hagen , captured on home security camera of the victim’s residence brandishing a knife, turned himself into to Tyngsborough police the day after the alleged attack tool place. Police said Hagen will be charged with armed robbery, home invasion, assault and battler with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: MA Teen stabbed over Yeezys

Sneaker fever can cause a person to get a job, work hard and save money to get the kicks they want, but when it’s turned in the wrong direction, it typically results in a series of events that ultimately lands it in the unfortunate annals of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers.  This sneaker fever led to a Lowell, Massachusetts teen being stabbed for a pair of Yeezys. According to Middlesex Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline McCormick, Thursday Tyngsboro police to a home on Frost Road on a report of s…

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Raasean Davis dominates as N.C. Central smashes Wilberforce 91-44

Raasean Davis connected on 15 of his 16 shots and scored a career-high 34 points and added 11 rebounds as North Carolina Central laid a 47 point smackdown, 91-44, on Wilberforce. Davis got off to a strong start, scoring NCCU’s first 11 points before Jibri Blount got into the scoring column. Blount would score 22 points of his own along with 6 rebounds. Davis’ scoring output was the first time an Eagle has topped the 30-point mark since Patrick Cole dropped 32 on Northern Kentucky on November 26, 2016. Wilberforce…

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Albany State ends losing streak with 79-72 win over LeMoyne-Owen

The Albany State Golden Rams Men’s Basketball team returned to post-holiday action by defeating LeMoyne-Owen 79-72. Up until approximately midway point of the first half, the game was a back and forth affair with both teams taking turns leading, with neither team getting out by no more than two points. Albany State would assume a four point lead, 27-23, on Tyrell Williams’ layup with 8:42 left in the half. The Golden Rams would not relinquish the advantage for the duration of the half, opening the lead up to as much…

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