The Baltimore Ravens will be playing the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII this Sunday. It will be known as the battle of the two Harbaughs. Both teams are coming off road victories. The Ravens traveled to New England and upset the favored Patriots 28-13. The Ravens defense dominated the second half of the game from start to end. The San Francisco 49ers are also coming off a road victory. They had a 28-24 comeback win against the Atlanta Falcons. Colin Kaepernick did not put up the impressive numbers he did against the Packers. He did enough to win the game, avoided turnovers and lead his team to important scores when they needed him most. Continue reading
Adidas Basketball announced that they will debut a special NBA All-Star edition of the D Howard Light, adizero Crazy Light 2 and the all new Crazy Fast. Adidas will have a good amount of representation at the 62nd NBA All-Star Game in Houston. Some of the Adidas All-Stars include Dwight Howard, Tim Duncan and Jrue Holiday.
The NBA’s most exciting weekend will be a perfect place for the group of sneakers that are dipped in camo color ways to reflect the history of Houston history. These special edition shoes will be rolled out at adidas.com and at select Houston retailers starting February 1st. Check out the All-Star collection below. Continue reading
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Nike will be presenting the 2013 Black History Month Collection. It will be anchored by the “Bold. Be True.” mantra, embodying Dr. King’s mindset during his period of influence. Some of the NBA players started showcasing the BHM collection yesterday. Some of the shoes that will be included in the Nike Basketball Black History Month Collection will be the LeBron X , Kobe 8 , KD V, and the Hyperdunk 2012. The BHM collection goes on sale this Saturday. More pics after the jump. Continue reading
Lebron James has had one of the best year and a halves in his career. He has been able to finally win his championship ring. He helped Team USA win the gold medal at the London Olympic Games and he has won the MVP award for both the regular season and the NBA finals. Today it was announced that his jerseys has been the hottest selling one in the entire Continue reading
The designers at Chambre Sept put a unique twist to playing cards. Instead of the traditional set of suits, Chambre Sept’s deck features Hip hop, Rock, Pop and Fashion Suits. The cards commemorate icons from the world of the music, art, entertainment and fashion in a very minimalist pop art style.
Some of the icons showcased include Kanye West, Jay Z, Lady Gaga, and Michael Jackson.
The deck of cards will be available for purchase soon from the Chambre Sept website. Check out some of the cards below. Continue reading
Big Sean has teamed up with adidas for a collaborative sneaker release. The “Detroit Players” will feature a red crocodile skin upper with gold accents. The shoes will also have a quote from the intro to Big Sean’s debut album. The quote will be on the on the inside of the ankle and it will read “I say I’m still dreaming bigger than I’m living.”
These will be limited to 380 pairs and will release on December 1st. Check out detailed pictures of the shoes after the jump. Continue reading
Casio has launched a new line of G-Shock watches that will be available starting in November 2012 for $150. The new G-Shoc DW6900CR Series timepieces were created after one of nature’s most dangerous creatures, crocodiles. The DW6900CR is printed with a crocodile texture in three different colors; glossy black, crocodile green, and pure white. All three of the watches also come with metallic gold buttons and accents. The DW6900 watches will be available at select Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, fashion boutiques and on the official online store http://www.gshock.com
The Chicago White Sox have officially promoted 12 year general manager Ken Williams to executive vice president of baseball operations. The Sox also promoted Rick Hahn , who has been Williams’s right hand man , to full time general manager. Hahn has frequently been mentioned as a candidate for other teams general manager positions and the White Sox are glad he decided to stay with the organization.
During the reign of Williams as the general manager for the Chicago White Sox the team made it the the playoffs twice but they did win the World Series in 2005. They also has a winning record in 9 out of the 12 seasons with Williams as the GM.
Sports Illustrated just realized the results to a poll that they took that involved 180 NFL players. The poll asked the NFL players to name the most overrated player in the league. The winner of the poll was New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow. He received 34 percent of the votes. This is the second year in a row that Tim Tebow wins the most overrated player award.
No one else in the survey received anything higher than 10 percent. Tim Tebow’s team mate Mark Sanchez came in second place with 8 percent of the votes. The next people on the list were Tony Romo with 8 percent as well , Michael Vick with 4 percent and Ray Lewis with 3 percent.