Nike releases images of racing inspired Air Force 1 Low

This racing-inspired Air Force 1 Low is scheduled to make its retail debut in 2019. This AF-1 Low is outfitted in a black and white upper with a blue-bordered red Swoosh on both the medial and lateral sides, the same blue hue trims the midsole from the midfoot back on both sides. On the heel on on the midsole, and on the dubrae appears Nike Racing branding . The tongue and heel branding also appears racing-esque Nike and AF1 logos. The aforementioned black midsole sits underneath this upper and is…

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Gordon Hayward agrees to shoe contract with Anta; Nike can still match

Although it was reported by NBC Sports Boston’s A. Sherrod Blakey that the Celtics’ small forward was nearing a multi-year agreement with Nike, according to ESPN’s Nick DePaula, Gordon Hayward has agreed to a four-year sneaker and apparel offer sheet with Anta.   Boston Celtics All-Star @GordonHayward has agreed to a 4-year footwear & apparel offer sheet with Anta. The massive shoe deal also includes a signature apparel collection and marketing throughout Asia and the US. Nike will have 10 business days to exercise their “match clause.” pic.twitter.com/GIrLpxFA6d — Nick…

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GOAT is buying Flight Club

GOAT, an online marketplace for high-value sneakers, is acquiring Flight Club, the well-known sneaker consignment shop with locations in New York and Los Angeles. Flight Club is a cultural icon,but they were missing the tech side. We’ve grown into an established player, but we don’t have the retail yet.” – Eddy Lu, GOAT Chief Executive According to a GOAT spokeswoman, the deal involves a mix of cash and equity, although terms have not been disclosed yet. She also said that both brands will continue to operate independently.   With the…

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Aaron Gordon Nike Zoom Rev PE

After electrifying the basketball world by his performance in last year’s NBA dunk contest( some would say he was the true winner), Aaron Gordon will return to the contest this evening. When he does, on his feet will be his player exclusive Nike Zoom Revs. The black upper sits atop a “chaos” patterned midsole and a translucent outsole with the same pattern underneath. According to Nike, this is because ” when Aaron is on the court he feels like there is so much chaos going on in the game and…

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Sports Authority to Shut Down all Stores

          It appears that Sports Authority will be going the way of the dinosaur.   Back in March, the company filed for Chapter 11. At that time, Sports Authority indicated it would close 140 stores and two distribution centers. Saddled with over $1.1 billion and unable to reorganize, the retailer will liquidate all stores and bring its store operations to a close. Closing all 450 stores across the nation is the final segment in the company’s aim to reorganize under Chapter 11 protection.

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Sports Authority Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

If you have a job at the Sports Authority, you may want to dust up that resume. That’s because the sports retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday. Amongst its creditors are Nike, to whom it owes a whopping $48 million dollars , and Under Armour $23 million. The company has been adversely affected by more shoppers purchasing online, rather than brick-and-mortar locations. They are planning to close 140 of their 463 stores as well as two distribution centers in Denver and Chicago, respectively.

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The “Blue Mirror” Foamposite One is coming

Via scoop208   It appears there is a new colorway of the Nike Air Foamposite One on the horizon. In the same vein as the “Mirror” Foamposite One released during last NBA season’s All-Star weekend, in that it has the same reflective chrome finish, but this coming pair has a royal blue element to the shine. Let us hope this sneaker does not have the peeling issues that many complained about with the “Mirror” pair. As concrete news on the release date of this shoe comes available, we will pass…

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Nike says producing kicks at home could be a possibility

3D printing looks to be a manufacturing game changer and Nike is seeking to fashion this breakthrough into in home application. According to Nike, the company is engineering tech that give consumers the ability to produce custom sneakers from the comfort of their homes, or at a Nike store. Nike says that it could become a reality in the not to distant future. Nike COO, Eric Sprunk recently reveal that they are already using 3D printing to simplify Flyknit sneakers’ production process.  A design file complete with instructions is fed into…

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Stephon Marbury not letting up on MJ, says he’s “been robbing the hood”

After his recent announcement that the once defunct Starbury line will be soon recesitated, he took some shots at , specifically, at Nike and Jordan brand for, amongst other things, their high box prices. Specifically, he let loose with his thoughts on MJ. Here is a snippet of some of Starbury’s thoughts:   Even Lebron James was not spared from Marbury’s fire. When asked by a Twitter follower about James and his $200+ sig sleds, Marbury shot back with      ”He’s a follower not even giving that any energy.…

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Harden set to sign with Adidas; Nike not matching offer

  It appears James Harden signing with Adidas is likely to become a reality. Although Nike has until the end of this week officially to match Adidas’ 13 year, $200 million offer but sources say the Swoosh is reticent about tying up that kind of jack with one player when they are looking at having to sign several other star players.  

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