The New Balance Trailbuster Is the Perfect Outdoor Performance Sneaker

With the Trailbuster, New Balance has released a fantastic outdoor performance running shoe for Spring 2016. Featuring both outdoor performance materials and outdoor-inspired colors, the outcome is a very well balanced pack of sneakers. The New Balance Trailbuster comes in grey/navy and in orange colorways this season, features seamless uppers, suede heel enforcements and fantastic […]

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Kevin Durant Goes Behind the Camera at Super Bowl 50

If you were watching Super Bowl 50 last night and noticed a gangly Kevin Durant nestled among the on-field photographers, your eyes weren’t fooling you. As The Player’s Tribune reported last year, Durant is an aspiring shooter off the court with a strong affinity for inspiring imagery. Well, the All-Star forward re-linked with the online sports platform to capture the Bronco’s win through the lens of his own Canon 7D.
I came to Super Bowl 50 with two tickets: one for my regular seat … and a press pass with my name on it. When I was invited by The Players’ Tribune and the NFL to be a credentialed photographer on the sidelines during the Super Bowl, I said “I’ll do it” before they even finished their question. Seriously, that’s a dream offer. Like most people, I’ve watched the Super Bowl on TV every year of my life. The way the NBA schedule is, it’s almost impossible to get to go to the Super Bowl in person. This year I got lucky that 1) We were in the Bay already and 2) We had an off day Super Bowl Sunday. I don’t know if that timing will ever work out again while I’m in the league.
Head over to The Players’ Tribune to see Durant’s full selection of pictures, as well as his thoughts about the game, being a sports photographer and more.

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New ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Trailer Gives Us Our First Look at Olivia Munn’s Psylocke

Jason Bourne wasn’t the only hot trailer during the Super Bowl: 20th Century Fox also gave us another look into the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse film. While footage has already been around for a bit for this newest chapter, the new trailer gives us a clean look at the much anticipated Psylocke character, played by the luscious Olivia Munn. Other characters that make an appearance include Angel, Storm, Cyclops and even the first appearance in this universe of young Jean Grey, played by Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner. Check out the trailer above and await Apocalypse to arrive May 27.


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Jordan Brand Officially Announces the Retro X ‘OVO’ Release Date Alongside Apparel Preview

NBA’s All Star weekend is right around the corner and its expected that some pretty interesting releases would take place during the festivities. This time around, Jordan Brand joins in on the fun with its official announcement of the release of the highly anticipated Retro X ‘OVO’ collaboration, as previewed late in 2015. Dominated in an all black colorway with gold detailing, you’ll find stingray hits on both lateral and medial sides along with gold speckles and ‘OVO’ branding on the sole. Set to release this Saturday, the shoe drop is complemented by an apparel collaboration as well. Check out the imagery above of the upcoming shoe release, and video below for a preview of the apparel, and let us know your thoughts.
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Rihanna ‘Anti’ Tops Billboard Charts

Hooray Rihanna’s Anti album has landed at the top spot of the Billboard 200. The album which was released January 27 on Tidal, then available to other digital retailers, has sold 166,000 currently. Physicals released last Friday are not included. The album went platinum less than a day it was released due to the million copies purchased by Samsung. Anti marks Ri eighth top 10 album. Congrats! Rihanna records her 27th top 10 single “Work” below.  

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Check out Drake’s #WEAREJORDAN Commercial

As All-Star Weekend approaches so does the release of the Air Jordan XXX. While the Jordan Brand roster will be well represented in T. Dot on the hardwood, perhaps the Jumpman’s biggest endorser and brightest star on hand will be Drake. As part of the brand’s #WEAREJORDAN campaign, Drizzy sits down with JB to talk […]

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Nike Taps Into Past “All-Star” Releases for New NIKEiD Collection

Reaching into their depth-filled bag of tricks, Nike Basketball offers up their current signature collection (sans the Nike Kyrie 2) in past “All-Star” themed colorways and patterns. Featuring the Nike LeBron 13 in the “Area 72” theme from 2013, the Nike KD 8 with a “Galaxy” midsole from 2012 and the Nike Kobe 11 in […]

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A “Hulk” Aesthetic is Presented Via Nike’s Archive ’83.M Model

A classic becomes revisited as Nike’s Archive ’83.M silhouette is delivered with a premium twist. Consisting of materials such as mesh, suede and nylon along the upper, a Lucid Green takes over to complement its white midsole, hence its "Hulk" nickname. Sitting on top of a flexible waffle sole for increased traction similar to the Internationalist LX, the fine line between performance and a casual aesthetic is walked upon well without compromise. The "Hulk" colorway of the Nike Archive ’83.M is currently available at select retailers such as Overkill for approximately $125 USD.

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AngelList Raised $163M For Startups in 2015, Up 56% Year-Over-Year

angellist AngelList, the online platform that had made itself indispensable to early-stage startups for fundraising and recruiting, said it closed out last year having raised $163 million online on behalf of 441 companies. That’s about 56 percent higher than the year before in 2014. About 40 percent of the deals were private rounds and institutional funds were in about 40 percent of rounds… Read More

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Preview the Upcoming OVO x Jordan Apparel Collection

Special cloth alert: the Black “OVO” Air Jordan 10s are coming this weekend and they’re not coming alone. While we expect the sneakers to release in standalone fashion unlike the apparel packaged Just Don drop, Drake‘s really big team has teamed up with Jordan Brand once again for a corresponding clothing collection. Playing to leisure […]

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Kanye West Unveils YEEZY Season 3 Teaser Video

With anticipation building for the third installment of Kanye West’s YEEZY clothing venture, a teaser video has emerged on the brand’s website, complete with a timer counting down to the collection’s grand unveiling. The lo-fi video sees a girl talking to the camera, sporting a home arrest-style anklet, and we imagine was conceived by Kanye West’s […]

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adidas Originals Tubular “Future” Campaign Highlights More Emerging Creatives

Adidas Originals has their eyes pressed firmly towards the future. And in that not so distance time, the Tubular line continues to thrive. In the latest installment to their “Future” campaign, emerging creatives Kyu Steed, a Parisian music artist and Aleali May, a stylist and creative based in Los Angeles, star in the latest clip […]

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