An initial look at the Stray Rats x New Balance 827

Stray Rats and New Balance have teamed up to birth this 827. It sports a combination upper of brown mesh overlaid by suede of the same hue. The purple New Balance branding on the lateral side is bordered in red while green piping at key points throughout the upper with “Stray Rats” branding wrapping the heels. This upper sits atop an olive, Abzorb-containing midsole. The Stray Rats x New Balance 827 is expected to release in May. Stray Rats x New Balance 827 May 2020

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Statement from NBL owner Larry Kestelman and commissioner Jeremy Loeliger

From nbl.com.au: A message from NBL Owner and Executive Chairman Larry Kestelman and NBL Commissioner Jeremy Loeliger: These are unprecedented and challenging times and, like all of you, our simple wish is that we all get through it as safely and quickly as possible. Sport is an important part of people’s lives, but at this critical time, we are very aware of putting things in perspective and that the health and safety of each and every one of our families, friends and the wider community should be everybody’s number one…

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New Balance Foundation Pledges $2 Million toward Coronavirus relief efforts

The New Balance Foundation has pledged two million dollars in an effort to help mitigate the negative effects that COVID-19 has had on various locales. Below is a release from the Foundation: BOSTON, MA – March 24, 2020 – Boston-based New Balance Foundation today announced it has committed $2 million in non-profit grants in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support local, regional and global communities. “We firmly believe it is our civic duty to support our communities in need around the world,” said Anne Davis, managing trustee New Balance Foundation.  “As…

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Four Nets players test positive for coronavirus

Four players for the Brooklyn Nets tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the team released Tuesday. The infected players were not named. The NBA suspended its season following Jazz center Rudy Gobert’s positive test.

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Nike (finally) is closing stores

Sunday Nike announcecd that it is closing all of its domestic stores and locations in other countries in an attempt to halt the spread of the coronavirus. In a statement the company had this to say: The well-being of our teammates and consumers is our top priority so we have decided to close our stores in multiple countries around the world including in the United States, Canada, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). These closures will go into effect from Monday, March 16 through Friday, March…

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NBL statement on Grand Final series

From nbl.com.au : NBL Owner and Executive Chairman Larry Kestelman has made the following statement: “After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the Hungry Jack’s NBL Grand Final Series presented by MG between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public. “The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount. As a family sport we felt this was the only decision to make. “We commend the Kings,…

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March 1, 2020 NBA Recap

Who Got It Done pt rb ast G. AntetokounmpoMIL @ CHO 41 20 6    OG AnunobyTOR @ DEN 32 7 3   12-16 fg K. PorziņģisDAL @ MIN 38 13 4   5 blk LeBron JamesLAL @ NOP 34 12 13   Triple-double Shake MiltonPHI @ LAC 39 3 5   7-9 3-pt Bradley BealWAS @ GSW 34 2 8   7-9 3-pt Nikola JokićDEN vs. TOR 23 18 11   Triple-double Kawhi LeonardLAC vs. PHI 30 6 3    Zion WilliamsonNOP vs. LAL 35 7 0   12-16 fg Dāvis BertānsWAS @ GSW 29 4…

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Vanessa Bryant files wrongful death suit against helicopter company in Kobe’s fatal crash

Attorneys for the recently-widowed Vanessa Bryant filed a lawsuit against the helicopter company that operated the helicopter that crashed last month that claimed her husband Kobe, their eldest daughter Gianna, John Altebelli ,his wife Keri and daughter Alyssa; Christina Mauser; Sarah and Payton Chester and pilot Ara Zobayan. The 27-page complaint was filed against Island Express Holding Corporation and Island Express Helicopters alleges pilot Ara Zobayan failed in his duty “to use ordinary care in piloting the subject aircraft” and was negligent. The suit further alleges that Zobayan, who was…

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Kyrie Irving to miss the rest of season

Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks told reporters Wednesday that point guard Kyrie Irving will miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season. Irving will undergo shoulder surgery; Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson has mentioned earlier in the week that Irving was to see a specialist and a decision as to what would follow forthcoming. Irving’s maiden season is Brooklyn has been marred with various injuries. The following ailments have caused him to missed 26 games: Right Shoulder Hamstring Knee Shoulder Kyrie has only appeared in 20 games , but in…

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Principal who said Kobe’s death was “karma” allowed to resign

It seems the list of people who have been chomping at the bit to dance on Kobe Bryant’s grave is growing. We previously covered the disgrace of a disgraceful family, Abigail Disney, and her racist and irreprehensible statements shortly after the fatal helicopter crash that took the lives of Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others. No-name actress Evan Rachel Wood also had to chime in and spew her hate that would not only appeal to the racists of the world but also that of the hypocritical “me too” crowd.…

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