Nike has released the first look of its brand new Air Jordan XX8 sneakers – the 28th model in the trendy and famous line of basketball shoes. The Jordan Brand unveiled the Air Jordan XX8 during a special invite-only event in New York City on 3rd December.
Kobe Bryant from Los Angeles Lakers appeared in two different colored shoes in the “pre-season” debut against the Golden State Warriors at Fresno State. One was colored purple while the other was gold! Looks like Bryant thoroughly enjoyed one of the strangest color ways of Nike Zoom Kobe VII “Snake Pool.”
It appears that in a bid to corner the St. Patrick’s Day crowd, the sportswear giant has fallen into great controversy. The reason? Nike released a seasonal sneaker named after the force that was responsible for brutal attacks on Irish forces! Enter: The ‘Nike SB Black and Tan Quickstrike’ – just in time for the annual Irish-themed holiday of the St. Patrick’s day! It is definitely turning out to be one disastrous name for a product!
Michael J. Fox shows off Nike’s awesome Marty McFly shoes that have just begun being auctioned off on eBay to benefit Fox’s foundation set up to fight Parkinson’s disease. The shoes debuted in 1989′s Back to the Future II. MORE
Things couldn’t have been worse for Tiger Woods. It all started with the revelation of his scandals where he cheated on his wife Elin Nordegren with as many as 14 women, including high class escorts and Las Vegas cocktail servers and porn stars. His clean cut, family image was thus destroyed. This was then followed by several injuries and just a few weeks back he fired his 12-year-old caddie raising further controversy. But the latest blow to Woods cost him a deal worth $10m. Swiss watch maker Tag Heuer ended a multimillion dollar sponsorship with the former World No.1 golfer. MORE
Michael Vick is back with Nike, reports are saying. “We have re-signed Michael Vick as a Nike athlete,” said Megan Saalfeld, a Nike spokeswoman, in an e-mail to CNN.
The star quarterback lost his previous, $2 million endorsement deal with Nike after a dog fighting conviction landed him 20 months in federal prison and left a big question mark on his future in the NFL. His 10-year, $130 million contract with the Atlanta Falcons was also lost in the mess after he pleaded guilty to bankrolling a dog fighting operation. MORE