Michael Jordan Traded His Flu Game Sneakers For Applesauce (Sort Of)

Graham crackers and applesauce. That's all Michael Jordan wanted during an early-season game in Utah. The Bulls' trainer had his graham crackers, but applesauce was nowhere to be found. » 11/12/13 3:51pm 11/12/13 3:51pm

Answers to '10 Questions Men Are Too Scared to Ask Women'

Question: Why do women get madder and madder as they ponder something irritating and stupid even when there's no point? Because shoes. No really, so, according to Redbook, men are terrified to talk to women, but it's not their fault: Ladies be confusin'. What with the talking and the mysterious food purchases, it's a… » 10/14/13 2:40pm 10/14/13 2:40pm

Steve Blake Apologized To The Fan He Cursed Out, Possibly Because The…

Friday's "home" loss to the Clippers was frustrating for the then-winless Lakers, and especially for Steve Blake. Getting his first start of the season, Blake racked up three times as many fouls as baskets. Blake heard it from the crowd, but specifically from one fan named Lance Jackson, sitting courtside. Jackson says… » 11/07/12 11:55am 11/07/12 11:55am

Possible Reasons Why One Would Spend $315 On The New LeBron James Nikes

Maybe you've heard that Nike is releasing its new LeBron James-inspired shoes this fall, called the Nike LeBron X. The top-of-the-line pair will cost $315, which is approximately $275 more than I typically like spending on a pair of sneakers, but that's fine. I figure some folks out there will be happy to plunk down… » 8/21/12 9:25pm 8/21/12 9:25pm

EBay Bidding On 215 Pairs Of Warren Sapp's Nikes Is Now At $16,500

As a "Young Person" who aspires to bring a sense of "flair" to his wardrobe, I own a bunch of colorful sneakers. Some of them are Air Jordans, though I find that Air Jordans generally give little bang for their buck. They're boxy and limited in their palettes. Elephant print is about as adventurous as they get. If you're… » 8/08/12 9:45am 8/08/12 9:45am

Skechers Will Pay $40M To Settle A Lawsuit About Its Goofy-Looking…

Look at that ugly, ugly shoe. It's a white Skechers Shape-Up. Scocca wrote in February that Nike's Galaxy Foamposites were the ugliest shoes ever, but we'll have to disagree on this one. These shoes grace an aesthetic level that Phil Knight can only dream about. » 5/16/12 11:50am 5/16/12 11:50am

Did Derrick Rose's Shoes Cause His Knee Injury?

Today, Chicago froths at a Nike shoe designer, Jason Petrie, who tweeted on Saturday that Derrick Rose should have signed with Nike, like LeBron did. LeBron, wrote Petrie, was only getting stronger, while Rose, thanks to his high-top adiZero Rose 2.5's, was toast, with a torn ACL. » 4/30/12 3:30pm 4/30/12 3:30pm

Riot Cops, Stampeding Shoppers, Stun-Gun Rumors: Must Be Time For Nike …

Today Nike released the Galaxy Foamposite One, the limited-edition ugliest version of the ugliest shoes in the 10,000-year history of human footwear. The rippled plastic sides of these shoes have a starry, deep-space screen-saver design printed on them, and the soles glow in the dark, for the sophisticated customer who … » 2/24/12 2:34pm 2/24/12 2:34pm

Jersey City Police Release Image Of Air Jordan Stabbing Suspect

Last Friday, we told you about all the insanity surrounding the release of the latest iteration of the Air Jordan. One incident left a man stabbed seven times and passing in and out of consciousness. He was rushed to Jersey City Medical Center where he was treated for non-life threatening wounds. According to Jersey… » 12/31/11 1:30pm 12/31/11 1:30pm

Kevin Durant's Christmas Kicks Are The Color Of Money, If That Money Is …

These are the shoes Kevin Durant is wearing right now against the Orlando Magic (see a side pic via CNBC's Darren Rovell) and while I don't think they're as terrible as the Internet reaction suggests they are (sample comment: 'The color is called "horribibad"') they aren't the most attractive shoes on the planet. Your… » 12/25/11 9:06pm 12/25/11 9:06pm

Babies Left In Cars, Shots Fired, Doors Broken Down: Just Another Air…

Nike re-released the Air Jordan XIs early this morning, which led to mini riots, gun shots, babies trapped in cars, and lots of blown paychecks (they run about $180 retail). But it wouldn't be a Jordan sneaker release day without a wash of mall crime across the country, would it? Here's a roundup of today's… » 12/23/11 2:00pm 12/23/11 2:00pm

Here's The Tom Brady UGG Commercial That Will Air On Monday Night…

With music by Mos Def Yasiin, it features plenty of Steadicam shots of Tom walking. Tom running! Tom playing with someone's dog! Tom entering the locker room! Tom bopping his head to the beat, as if he had rhythm. The shoes are not eye-bleedingly ugly, like we've come to expect from Ugg boots, and music takes… » 9/09/11 11:20am 9/09/11 11:20am