December 15, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performers pt rb ast LeBron JamesLAL @ ATL 32 13 7   3 blk Jrue HolidayNOP vs. ORL 29 4 8    Jonathan IsaacORL @ NOP 21 11 3   2 stl Nikola JokićDEN vs. NYK 25 10 5    B. BogdanovićSAC @ GSW 25 5 5    Trae YoungATL vs. LAL 30 6 7   2 stl Cody ZellerCHO @ IND 19 12 2    Ben SimmonsPHI @ BRK 20 5 3   2 blk Frank NtilikinaNYK @ DEN 13 5 4   4 stl D.J. AugustinORL @ NOP 17 1 8   …

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Hundreds of Nike employees march to protest its treatment of women

This article from CNBC’s Elly Cosgrave Hundreds of Nike employees marched in protest of the company’s treatment of women at its headquarters Monday, according to local and national reports. This march took place on the same day Nike reopened a building named after disgraced running coach Alberto Salazar, the coach of Nike’s now shuttered Oregon Project. The protest comes about a month after a damning op-ed that highlighted the obstacles female athletes have faced while training with Salazar. Nike employees protested the sportswear company’s treatment of women on Monday, the…

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December 7 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From meacsports : Bethune-Cookman 68, Palm Beach Atlantic 45Delaware State 89, Saint Peter’s 66Howard 64, Fairleigh Dickinson 56Norfolk State 77, Hampton 56No. 24 South Dakota 82, Coppin State 44 Bethune-Cookman 68, Palm Beach Atlantic 45 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tatum Hayes scored 18 points and Daniella Hatcher 13 as Bethune-Cookman scored the first 16 points en route to a 68-45 victory over Palm Beach Atlantic Saturday in Historic Moore Gym. Hayes, a freshman, was 6-for-10 from 3-point range as the Wildcats (6-1) posted their best start after seven games since the 1985-86…

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Big Baller Brand is on the way back

From Ella Chochrek at Footwear News : LaVar Ball’s Big Baller Brand is coming back. In a statement posted to its Twitter account yesterday, the streetwear brand said a new website is slated to go live in the next few weeks, under the name Bigballerbrandinc.com. “The Big Baller Brand is alive and well! The brand has been restructuring and we are working to reveal the new website in the next few weeks,” read the statement. “It will have a new look and a new name.” Big Baller Brand is also set to offer…

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The StockX data breach was about more than your money

As much as they may have wanted it to be, the StockX data breach did not only fail to escape not the attention of the sneaker community but even was reported on by non-footwear related media outlets.  Data breaches have become an unfortunate part of life, but how a company handles it can go a long way not only in restoring trust in a company but also in what actions could be taken against them. With their attempted obfuscation of the breach via an e-mail update ruse , StockX went…

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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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Milwaukee Bucks and Kyle Korver

Veteran sharpshooter Kyle Korver will return for a 17th NBA campaign. Korver’s agent Jeff Schwartz related to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN that Korver will get a one-year deal from Milwaukee. Between the Cleveland Cavaliers, whom he started the season with, and the Utah Jazz, to whom he was traded, Korver averaged 8.6 points per game and shot 39.7 percent from three. With the Jazz, he was a solid contributor off the bench averaging 9.1 points in just 19.1 minutes in the 54 in which games he appeared. Offseason trades saw…

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This Dunk SB Low Premium is coming soon

This game royal colorway is the latest offering of their Dunk SB low. This sneaker is outfitted with a white cracked leather upper with game royal edges. This is contracted with the smooth leather that comprises the lateral and medial Swooshes and the heel overlay that sports a game royal embroidered “NIKE.” The Dunk SB’s signature fat tongue and game royal branding on the aforementioned area complete the look of the upper. A white midsole and a game royal outsole finishes off things for this sneaker. It is a clean…

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Arizona Governor blasts Nike..then is seen in a pair

Last week Arizona govenor Doug Ducey publicly took it to Nike over his displeasure of the footwear giant deciding the pull the plug on an Air Max 1 that featured the so-called “Betsy Ross” Flag after it presence on the sneaker was called out by Mr. Colin Kaepernick. There was a plan for Nike to build a $184 million facility in Goodyear Arizona and Ducey, in his series of tweets let the Swoosh know that “Arizona economy is doing fine without Nike.” Well the red, white and blue hissy fit…

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Adidas is updating their Streetball silhouette

Adidas is giving their classic 1990’s Streetball silhouette a contemporary makeover.  It features a white leather upper with suede overlays and black mesh side panels. This upper sits atop a midsole that gradients from white to black as you go from toe to heel. A smokey translucent outsole with hits of yellow completes the design.  This modernized classic’s release is imminent at adidas.com and select retail venues.  Adidas StreetballEF9597

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