Month: January 2015

Dwight Freeney Air Jordan 3 PE Cleats

Dwight Freeney Air Jordan 3 PE Cleats

Yesterday we went through the History of Jordan Player Edition Cleats as we get ready for Super Bowl XLIX. Needless to say, it’s extremely rare that you see any of these exclusive Jordan cleats actually for sale but we came across this pair on eBay. Made specifically for Dwight Freeney of the Indianapolis Colts, this pair …

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Jordan Cleats History

A History of Jordan Player Edition Football Cleats

More than hoops, Jordan Brand has been lacing football players with some crazy one-of-ones (or a select few) over the past decade. With Earl Thomas getting ready to re-up another Super Bowl ring in these crazy VIIs, it was only right to showcase a history of NFLers rocking sick Js on turf. Hit the jump …

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Magic Johnson Sports Illustrated Cover

Magic Johnson Comes Out Of Retirement

When Magic Johnson retired from the NBA in 1991 due to contracting HIV, it marked the end of the Showtime basketball in Los Angeles. Although he was a key figure and leader for the Dream Team, Magic didn’t return to the NBA due to players fears about playing against him. Remember, during this time knowledge …

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Jordan Air Alpha Force 1

Air Alpha Force: Jordan’s OTHER Non-Signature

Written by Todd Krevanchi As we approach the halfway point of the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan’s rookie season in the NBA and release of the Air Jordan 1, we continue to come across other milestone moments which commemorate his playing career and his spot on the sneaker game’s Mount Rushmore. Over the last 30 …

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Jalen Rose Miami Sweatshirt

Jalen Rose Turns 42, Still The Greatest

Chris Webber may have been the face of the Fab Five but it was Jalen that brought the “swag” to Ann Arbor. The baggy shorts and black Nike socks were Rose’s move and made what you wore on the court just a relevant as your game. After a successful career in the league mainly with the …

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Nike Suede Blazer Futura

Throwback Thursday: Nike Blazer Suede “Futura” (2003)

This weeks pair comes from special Nike Artist Series collection of 2003. For a few years Nike gave an opportunity to a select few artists, musicians, actors, and athletes to design a pair of sneakers to represent them. Nike reached out to famed graffiti artist Futura to work on the iconic Blazer. Futura is no stranger …

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Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras 1995 Australian Open

Andre Agassi Wins The Australian Open in the Nike Air Challenge LWP

As a Agassi fan its hard to admit but the Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras rivalry was pretty one sided, especially when it mattered. For their lifetime Sampras’ record was 20-14 and in the five Grand Slam Finals 4-1. But in Melbourne, Australia January 29th, 1995 Andre was victorious. 1995 was a year of a …

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Nike LeBron 3 Superman Alternative Colorway

Nike LeBron 3 “Superman” Alternate

LeBron James may be the best player in the NBA but his sneaker following is well beyond his on court performance. King James has more player exclusives and rare samples on his belt than you can possibly count. And despite what most people think, the rare exclusives started years ago, not when the LeBron 7 …

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Andre Iguodala Turns 31, Looking For His First Ring

One of the greatest basketball players to come out of Illinois outside of the Chicago area, Iguodala’s one the best 2-3 combos in the league since he put in a few years at a small basketball institution by the name of Arizona. Iguodala has almost a decade in the league under his belt but he …

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Remembering Crooked Tongues Sneaker Boutique Collaborations and Community Forums

Remembering Crooked Tongues

If you’re a sneakerhead then it’s very likely you’ve heard of and/or spent some time on Crooked Tongues. We recently learned that after 15 years of existence the site is shutting down, adding its name to a growing list of forgotten sneaker stores that have gone out of business. Growing from an informative forum to …

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