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Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Lee Nguyen is presently in soccer purgatory, but one gets the impression that from his standpoint, it beats being in soccer hell. Nguyen was officially a no-show Tuesday as the New England Revolution opened training camp. His desire to be traded has been widely reported, but sources confirmed to ESPN FC that New England has refused to even entertain the idea. Now with Nguyen sitting out, GM Mike Burns made it clear the Revs will take a hardline approach. "Lee didn't report to preseason and he's not honoring his contract," general manager Mike Burns told MLSsoccer.com. "We'll handle the matter internally, and we've already had discussions.Philadelphia sports fans are notorious. So, naturally, with their Eagles going to the Super Bowl for the first time in 13 years, for every story about Nick Foles or a dominant defensive line, there is a headline about the fans themselves. And mostly, of course, about their raucous or appalling behavior.

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adidas superstar foundation girls sneakers white,※It took four years in St. Louis,§ Amendola said of finally making it in the NFL. ※I never felt like I knew what my NFL career was going to be. It*s always been head down and work your ass off, and that hasn*t really changed.§! The Nike Air Max 270 was designed as a modernized blend of the Air Max 93 and the Air 180 每 two icons of the early 1990s that debuted new styles of Air Max heel units. Boasting the tallest Air bag in brand history, the Air Max 270 has sneakerheads excited thanks to its sleek design and inspiring colorways, but it looks like there will be another style from the 270 category coming in early March. This alternate model features the same cushioning unit and engineered mesh materials, but with an upper with far more Air 180 DNA; this is evident in the classic ※180§ logo on the tongue, the Nike Air on the heel, and the overlay that mimics the original model from 1991. What are your thoughts on this new design? Stay tuned for release dates as we near Air Max Day on March 26th.Timberland*s resurgent 6∪ Field Boot continues to be one of the brand*s go-to options for keeping feet protected in all types of terrains. Already known for its versatility, the 6∪ Field Boot is dropping soon in a new ※Crocadylian§ colorway that blends the rugged styling with some more luxurious details in the exotic dark green croc-skin upper, metallic eyelets, and black leather ankle pads. Of course the shoes are entirely waterproof, so these are actually suitable in any setting. See the detailed images of the Timberland 6∪ Field Boot ※Crocadylian§ below and stay tuned for the official release on Timberland.com on January 19th.?Nike*s Air Pippen 1 silhouette is joining the ranks of retro Swoosh releases that are in for a busy 2018 campaign. Dressed in a workboot-style ※Desert Ochre§ colorway this new Pippen 1 has tethered laces that further that aesthetic and go well with its look. A bold white midsole acts as relief from the rest of the design, breaking up its otherwise industrial feel. Undoubtedly one of the loudest constructions in Nike*s history the Pippen 1 features unique striping and the signature logo of number 33 himself. This pair can currently be had on eBay for as low as 3 USD.. As of now, the only details available are regarding an apparel line that will include garments from tear away pants to parkas and everything in between. There are also ongoing rumors of a Nike Presto being included in this collection as well, but nothing can be confirmed at this time. Check out the rest of the style codes below and the the pieces they are affiliated with. Expect releases during the fall and winter and stay tuned to Sneaker News for new information as it becomes available and to find out if a Presto is set to be involved.One of the strangest Air Jordan 3 samples in history is the infamous ※clear sole§ version of the White/Cement colorway. This unreleased sample dates back to the early 2000s and obviously has never released to the public, but according to zsneakerheadz a slightly modified version is set to release during the 2018 All-Star Weekend. Perhaps as a tribute to the 30th Anniversary of Michael Jordan*s iconic Dunk Contest, this Air Jordan 3 will likely have the same ※White/Cement§ color-blocking, but is said to feature a graphic print on the upper. We*re a month away from the mid-February classic, so stay tuned for updates as we near one of the biggest weekends in sneakers of the year.."We didn't come out with any grit or toughness," Hoiberg said, according to the Chicago Tribune. "And then it just kind of became a 'my-turn' shot. A guy took a bad one and we said, 'If he's going to take a bad one, then I'm going to take a bad one.' And it just kind of trickled down. It's disappointing.". Another subtle hint to the past comes by way of the old ※Feet You Wear§ face logo that can be seen hear as part of the midsole, adding another touch of nostalgia to this futuristic silhouette. The Crazy BYW will arrive at adidas.com and select retailers in limited quantities on January 27th and will then gear up for a wider release on February 15th..New Balance*s recently revised 574 silhouette is off to a strong start in 2018 with the drop of the clean and creative ※Peaks to Streets§ pack. Now, the retro runner is here once again with a women*s exclusive iteration that combines premium leather dipped in black with metallic gold accents. Sporting a reduced toe-height, and a simplified construction that allows for maximum comfort and a modernized aesthetic, the all-time dad shoe is making a shift toward the ever-changing tendencies of the sneaker world. Female fans of this 574 can head over to their local NB retailer or log onto select accounts like Rock City Kicks and pick up a pair today for 0 USD.. If your a Jordan Brand fanatic, a die-hard Knicks fan, or both, you can head over to your local Jordan Brand stockist and grab this upcoming Air Jordan 5 ※Knicks§ on September 8th for 0 USD. Stay tuned to Sneaker News for any updated release details and actual images as the become available.On the 12th, the Nike Shox made its return to shelves for the first time in the long time, as the piston-like columns that give it its signature look are ready to excite sneakerheads once again. Given the Shox Gravity monicker, the newly engineered model is ready to be rolled out in a second colorway that sports a primarily black construction with a quick hit of green surrounding the aforementioned columns on its midsole. Its newly designed lacing system trends in the direction that has become popular in the industry that grants its wearer easy slip-on access. While there is currently no specific timetable for release, you can expect this New Shox Gravity to touch down in the Spring..LeBron has the benefit of hindsight. Even if he soured on the trade with foresight, his frustration is lingering because of the results. If he were wrong and the trade looked like a victory for Cleveland, he would quickly forgive the Cavs for not honoring his request to keep Irving. LeBron also has the luxury of nobody knowing the counterfactual. Reality has gone poorly for the Cavaliers. Perhaps, keeping Irving would have gone even worse, with him sitting out the entire season and lowering his trade value while providing no help in Cleveland*s bid to beat the Warriors.. There are not many fanbases in sports who share as much mutual respect with an opposing player as the Knicks do with Michael Jordan. While number 23 had a propensity for lighting it up in the Garden, the matchups were always a spectacle, and everyone in attendance knew they were watching something special. Over the years the connection MJ has with the Knicks has taken form on multiple Jordan Brand shoes the likes of the Jordan 5 Low and the Air Jordan 1 both in Knicks-centric colorways. Now, the Jumpman is gearing up to honor the Knickerbockers once again with another Air Jordan 5 dressed up in an alternate blue and orange color scheme that sports cream as its base. While the image you see pictured above is no more than a photoshopped rendering, you can expect this iteration to bare a very close resemblance.. Now, the legend has, at the very least, played his last game for the Calgary Flames. So how did a relationship that started with so much promise end so abruptly? There*s no one answer, but rather a few driving factors that have led to Jagr*s imminent departure from Calgary.As a slow-footed &old guy* in a speed-emphasized, young man*s NHL, production trumps everything. Unfortunately for Jagr and the Flames, his offensive-output has dropped dramatically just one season removed from a 46-point (0.56 PPG) campaign with the Panthers. Through 22 games with Calgary, Jagr*s point-per-game pace of 0.31 is the worst of his career, as is his minuscule 3.1 shooting percentage. His primary point production has dropped off mightily, too, with his primary-points-per-60 (all situations) falling over 30 percent to 1.05 this season from 1.55 in 2016-17.There are reasons for this monumental drop in offensive production that extend far beyond Jagr*s dwindling skillset. A decline in ice time and a lack of opportunities in choice situations has certainly effected Jagr*s output, as has an unusual run-in with the injury bug, which the soon-to-be 46-year-old has avoided for the majority of his 24-season NHL career.Since arriving on youth-laden Flames club, Jagr has seen his overall ice time lessened by almost 25 percent. His 13:03 TOI this season is over four minutes less than the 17:06 he averaged the past three seasons, with the majority of that coming at even strength, and while skating on the Flames* third and fourth lines. Jagr has played just 34:51 on the power play through 22 games this season, an average of just over a minute-and-a-half per game. Last season with the Panthers, Jagr averaged just under three minutes TOI per contest with his team a man up.Offensive output along with opportunities to produce are down big time, and maybe the biggest reason for that is Jagr*s inability to stay healthy as he has his entire career. Though he was just a young-buck at the tender age of 44-45, Jagr dressed in all 82 games for Florida last season, the sixth time in his career that he*s suited up for every single one of his team*s contests. The eight-time All Star has dressed in at least 75 games an astonishing 16 campaigns during his career, and has missed just 20 of 458 games (4.4%) since his 39-year-old season in 2012-13. This season alone, Jagr has been sidelined for a whopping 49% of Calgary*s game, missing 21 contests with a lingering lower-body injury which has plagued the two-time Stanley Cup champion for the better part of four months.NASCAR fans are used to hearing controversial things out of Kyle Busch*s mouth 〞 not his brother*s. Well, that changed this week. During the NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Kyle said the sport*s emphasis on marketing young drivers is ※stupid.§ Fellow drivers ripped the ever-opinionated Kyle for the comments, but NASCAR itself said the remarks were ※fair.§ Enter Kyle*s brother, Kurt Busch. During a recent appearance on the Domenik Nati Show, Kurt attempted to rationalize his brothers comments. ※I agree with certain aspects of what he*s challenged, and then I disagree with other parts of it,§ Kurt said. But what I think he*s trying to say is we*re promoting these guys, and they.Roger Federer completed his latest domination of the Aussie Open with a 5-set win in the Final on Sunday, his 20th career Grand Slam title. Rafa Nadal stole headlines earlier in the tournament when he wore a sleeveless shirt at the Australian Open recently. It is not a look that Federer dares to replicate. The reason is quite simple, according to Federer. World number one-ranked tennis player Rafa Nadal caused a racket this month. Not because he was forced to withdraw from the Australian Open due to injury, but because he went on the court to play wearing a sleeveless shirt. It is not a trend we can expect Nadal's playing rival Roger Federer to replicate. Not because Federer doesn't love Nadal's.Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously worked at Indianapolis Star, covering the Indiana Pacers for nine seasons Also covered Vikings for St. Paul Pioneer Press Follow on Twitter Mike Wells: I think there*s a pretty chance that NC State defensive lineman Bradley Chubb will still be on the board when the Indianapolis Colts draft at No. 3 overall. That*s because the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants, the teams with the top two picks, both need quarterbacks for the present or the future. The bigger concern -- if you want to call it that -- is that the Colts might not be in the position to choose between Chubb and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley at No. 3. Indianapolis needs help.Mike Schmitz ESPN With 21-year-old rookie stat-stuffer Ben Simmons and 23-year-old All-Star starter Joel Embiid as cornerstones, the Philadelphia 76ers have one of the most exciting young cores in the NBA. Sprinkle in high-level role starters such as Dario Saric (23) and Robert Covington (27), and young bench contributors T.J. McConnell (25) and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (22) and there's reason for the optimism flowing through Philly, even with prized No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz yet to regain form. The Sixers are competitive (No. 7 in the East) while still sitting on young talent and future assets. But with all the well-deserved focus on Philly's talented, young roster and its future draft picks,2018 Dallas Cowboys Mock Draft Tracker - John Hancock, DallasNews Ten experts make their draft predictions for who they believe the Cowboys will select with the 19th overall pick. Here's from Mel Kiper Jr.'s pick: The rest of the experts are picking the following players: DT Maurice Hurst (3), DT Da'Ron Payne (2), DT Christian Wilkins [did not enter the draft], WR Michael Gallup, WR Christian Kirk, S Derwin James, Check out the write-up on each in the orginal article. If you've ever watched the Cowboy war room when they are on the clock in the second round, you can usually see them pretty excited about a player still left on the board. Last year, that excitement came from Chidobe Awuzie, A couple weeks ago, Matt Provenzano went over how the Yankees looked according to Dan Szymborski*s ZiPS projections. Spoiler alert: they look good. Projections are not a fail-safe, and reality will always diverge from what is forecast. That the Yankees project demonstrably better now than they did in recent years, however, can only be taken as a good sign. There are other teams the Yankees must contend with, however. Chief among them are the Red Sox. Indeed, Boston has won the AL East each of the past two seasons. No matter how good the Yankees look moving forward, the Red Sox are still here, and they must be taken seriously. Just how seriously? It helps to once again turn to ZiPS to get a feel.It*s the worst-kept secret in the NBA that the Los Angeles Lakers have plans on luring two big free agents this summer, but in order to do so they will need to clear some salary cap space. Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle have been mentioned ad nauseum as potential trade candidates, but a somewhat surprising inclusion recently was Larry Nance Jr. Once called the team*s secret weapon by president of basketball operations Magic Johnson, Nance began the season as a starter, but now comes off the bench. Either way, he constantly provides excellent defense and hustle, even as his offensive game hasn*t developed as much as many had hoped, himself included. Many viewed the Lakers possibly shopping.The Cavaliers' Dwyane Wade posted an emotional farewell to Instagram on Saturday after the passing of his agent Henry "Hank" Thomas. A representative from Thomas' agency, CAA, confirmed his passing to Sports Illustrated. Wade had missed the Cavaliers game on Friday night against the Pacers with a "family emergency." In the post, Wade wrote about how Thomas served as a father figure to him and he wished he would be there for the next moments in his life. A post shared by dwyanewade (@dwyanewade) on Jan 27, 2018 at 12:32pm PST Coach Tyronn Lue said Friday that general manager Koby Altman talked with Wade and told him to "take his time" with the issue. "How much ever time he needs to take to get.The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD that rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us up at @mlbdailydish on Twitter or @MLBDailyDish on Instagram. The Giants are &expected* to be in mix for Bryce Harper next winter. Does no one else see the awkwardness here? We*re not going to sugar coat it〞the stove is so cold it*s actually a freezer. But is there light at the end of this frigid tunnel? These are the one remaining free-agent fit for every team. The Royals have re-signed Alcides Escobar. The Mets have re-signed veteran infielder Jose Reyes. As reported by our Sports Boy Wonder Chris Cotillo,The Cardinals have been fairly quiet since their Dec. 14 trade for Marcell Ozuna. While the Ozuna addition surely moves the needle when it comes to the Cardinals' chances of making the postseason in 2018, needs remain. Mostly, the focus has been on third base. While you can certainly argue that a known quantity in the infield is called for, I'd argue the rotation presents more of a need. Here's why that's the case ... 1. The Cardinals have lost a lot of starts from last season. In keeping with ancient tradition and the rulebook, the Cardinals played 162 games in 2017. Lance Lynn and Mike Leake combined to start 59 of those 162 games, or 36.4 percent of them. Lynn is of course one of the many..One of the more notable design features, is actual artwork from the aforementioned Big Fish Theory album cover comes emblazoned on the outsole of both the OX and HI versions. Both the Hi and Ox Chuck 70s are built with an aquarium sockliner, Big Fish Theory graphic outsole and ※Vince Staples§ embroidered on the medial collar. Fans of Converse and Staples alike will be able to grab a pair from this collaboration on January 25th. You can read more about the collection on Nike News.. Then again, there*s some logic to starting small. (Well, starting big. You know what I mean.) The holdover quarter of James, Love, Thompson and Smith haven*t gotten much run with Isaiah yet, but they*ve got plenty of experience occupying these specific roles 〞 Thompson screening, diving, rebounding and protecting the paint; Love eating up first-quarter post-ups, picking and popping, and spotting up in transition; Smith filling the corners; LeBron doing everything 〞 alongside a volume-shooting point guard. This one*s just shorter, and not at full speed yet.. Now, the legend has, at the very least, played his last game for the Calgary Flames. So how did a relationship that started with so much promise end so abruptly? There*s no one answer, but rather a few driving factors that have led to Jagr*s imminent departure from Calgary.As a slow-footed &old guy* in a speed-emphasized, young man*s NHL, production trumps everything. Unfortunately for Jagr and the Flames, his offensive-output has dropped dramatically just one season removed from a 46-point (0.56 PPG) campaign with the Panthers. Through 22 games with Calgary, Jagr*s point-per-game pace of 0.31 is the worst of his career, as is his minuscule 3.1 shooting percentage. His primary point production has dropped off mightily, too, with his primary-points-per-60 (all situations) falling over 30 percent to 1.05 this season from 1.55 in 2016-17.There are reasons for this monumental drop in offensive production that extend far beyond Jagr*s dwindling skillset. A decline in ice time and a lack of opportunities in choice situations has certainly effected Jagr*s output, as has an unusual run-in with the injury bug, which the soon-to-be 46-year-old has avoided for the majority of his 24-season NHL career.Since arriving on youth-laden Flames club, Jagr has seen his overall ice time lessened by almost 25 percent. His 13:03 TOI this season is over four minutes less than the 17:06 he averaged the past three seasons, with the majority of that coming at even strength, and while skating on the Flames* third and fourth lines. Jagr has played just 34:51 on the power play through 22 games this season, an average of just over a minute-and-a-half per game. Last season with the Panthers, Jagr averaged just under three minutes TOI per contest with his team a man up.Offensive output along with opportunities to produce are down big time, and maybe the biggest reason for that is Jagr*s inability to stay healthy as he has his entire career. Though he was just a young-buck at the tender age of 44-45, Jagr dressed in all 82 games for Florida last season, the sixth time in his career that he*s suited up for every single one of his team*s contests. The eight-time All Star has dressed in at least 75 games an astonishing 16 campaigns during his career, and has missed just 20 of 458 games (4.4%) since his 39-year-old season in 2012-13. This season alone, Jagr has been sidelined for a whopping 49% of Calgary*s game, missing 21 contests with a lingering lower-body injury which has plagued the two-time Stanley Cup champion for the better part of four months.NASCAR fans are used to hearing controversial things out of Kyle Busch*s mouth 〞 not his brother*s. Well, that changed this week. During the NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Kyle said the sport*s emphasis on marketing young drivers is ※stupid.§ Fellow drivers ripped the ever-opinionated Kyle for the comments, but NASCAR itself said the remarks were ※fair.§ Enter Kyle*s brother, Kurt Busch. During a recent appearance on the Domenik Nati Show, Kurt attempted to rationalize his brothers comments. ※I agree with certain aspects of what he*s challenged, and then I disagree with other parts of it,§ Kurt said. But what I think he*s trying to say is we*re promoting these guys, and they.Roger Federer completed his latest domination of the Aussie Open with a 5-set win in the Final on Sunday, his 20th career Grand Slam title. Rafa Nadal stole headlines earlier in the tournament when he wore a sleeveless shirt at the Australian Open recently. It is not a look that Federer dares to replicate. The reason is quite simple, according to Federer. World number one-ranked tennis player Rafa Nadal caused a racket this month. Not because he was forced to withdraw from the Australian Open due to injury, but because he went on the court to play wearing a sleeveless shirt. It is not a trend we can expect Nadal's playing rival Roger Federer to replicate. Not because Federer doesn't love Nadal's.Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously worked at Indianapolis Star, covering the Indiana Pacers for nine seasons Also covered Vikings for St. Paul Pioneer Press Follow on Twitter Mike Wells: I think there*s a pretty chance that NC State defensive lineman Bradley Chubb will still be on the board when the Indianapolis Colts draft at No. 3 overall. That*s because the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants, the teams with the top two picks, both need quarterbacks for the present or the future. The bigger concern -- if you want to call it that -- is that the Colts might not be in the position to choose between Chubb and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley at No. 3. Indianapolis needs help.Mike Schmitz ESPN With 21-year-old rookie stat-stuffer Ben Simmons and 23-year-old All-Star starter Joel Embiid as cornerstones, the Philadelphia 76ers have one of the most exciting young cores in the NBA. Sprinkle in high-level role starters such as Dario Saric (23) and Robert Covington (27), and young bench contributors T.J. McConnell (25) and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (22) and there's reason for the optimism flowing through Philly, even with prized No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz yet to regain form. The Sixers are competitive (No. 7 in the East) while still sitting on young talent and future assets. But with all the well-deserved focus on Philly's talented, young roster and its future draft picks,2018 Dallas Cowboys Mock Draft Tracker - John Hancock, DallasNews Ten experts make their draft predictions for who they believe the Cowboys will select with the 19th overall pick. Here's from Mel Kiper Jr.'s pick: The rest of the experts are picking the following players: DT Maurice Hurst (3), DT Da'Ron Payne (2), DT Christian Wilkins [did not enter the draft], WR Michael Gallup, WR Christian Kirk, S Derwin James, Check out the write-up on each in the orginal article. If you've ever watched the Cowboy war room when they are on the clock in the second round, you can usually see them pretty excited about a player still left on the board. Last year, that excitement came from Chidobe Awuzie, A couple weeks ago, Matt Provenzano went over how the Yankees looked according to Dan Szymborski*s ZiPS projections. Spoiler alert: they look good. Projections are not a fail-safe, and reality will always diverge from what is forecast. That the Yankees project demonstrably better now than they did in recent years, however, can only be taken as a good sign. There are other teams the Yankees must contend with, however. Chief among them are the Red Sox. Indeed, Boston has won the AL East each of the past two seasons. No matter how good the Yankees look moving forward, the Red Sox are still here, and they must be taken seriously. Just how seriously? It helps to once again turn to ZiPS to get a feel.It*s the worst-kept secret in the NBA that the Los Angeles Lakers have plans on luring two big free agents this summer, but in order to do so they will need to clear some salary cap space. Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle have been mentioned ad nauseum as potential trade candidates, but a somewhat surprising inclusion recently was Larry Nance Jr. Once called the team*s secret weapon by president of basketball operations Magic Johnson, Nance began the season as a starter, but now comes off the bench. Either way, he constantly provides excellent defense and hustle, even as his offensive game hasn*t developed as much as many had hoped, himself included. Many viewed the Lakers possibly shopping.The Cavaliers' Dwyane Wade posted an emotional farewell to Instagram on Saturday after the passing of his agent Henry "Hank" Thomas. A representative from Thomas' agency, CAA, confirmed his passing to Sports Illustrated. Wade had missed the Cavaliers game on Friday night against the Pacers with a "family emergency." In the post, Wade wrote about how Thomas served as a father figure to him and he wished he would be there for the next moments in his life. A post shared by dwyanewade (@dwyanewade) on Jan 27, 2018 at 12:32pm PST Coach Tyronn Lue said Friday that general manager Koby Altman talked with Wade and told him to "take his time" with the issue. "How much ever time he needs to take to get.The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD that rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us up at @mlbdailydish on Twitter or @MLBDailyDish on Instagram. The Giants are &expected* to be in mix for Bryce Harper next winter. Does no one else see the awkwardness here? We*re not going to sugar coat it〞the stove is so cold it*s actually a freezer. But is there light at the end of this frigid tunnel? These are the one remaining free-agent fit for every team. The Royals have re-signed Alcides Escobar. The Mets have re-signed veteran infielder Jose Reyes. As reported by our Sports Boy Wonder Chris Cotillo,The Cardinals have been fairly quiet since their Dec. 14 trade for Marcell Ozuna. While the Ozuna addition surely moves the needle when it comes to the Cardinals' chances of making the postseason in 2018, needs remain. Mostly, the focus has been on third base. While you can certainly argue that a known quantity in the infield is called for, I'd argue the rotation presents more of a need. Here's why that's the case ... 1. The Cardinals have lost a lot of starts from last season. In keeping with ancient tradition and the rulebook, the Cardinals played 162 games in 2017. Lance Lynn and Mike Leake combined to start 59 of those 162 games, or 36.4 percent of them. Lynn is of course one of the many..The three-dimensional pattern that spans the entire outsole and midsole sidewall of the shoe is computational design derived from a thousands of data inputs of pressure maps, which the Nike Sports Research Lab combined into one algorithm. There*s additional traction at the toe and heel for added stability, while the heel support at the top of the midsole is a nod to the Nike Internationalist, the running sneaker that debuted the horseshoe-shaped TPU mold. A sock-like snug upper made of a stretchy knit, a low ankle cut collar around the ankle bone, and the extended lip at the heel for stability is a working formula for what runners need today. Nike pointed specifically at the Flyknit Racer as a guide to the design, while noting the slim-looking toe from the Vapormax. Basically there*s a lot of in-house next-level science behind the design, which Nike prides itself in.. Jordan Brand has some special plans for the ladies this Valentines Day, by way of a suede Air Jordan 8 covered in red from head to toe. Housed in special edition packaging, this offering also comes with a heart-themed greeting card as well as some floral tissue paper inside the box. The majority of the sneaker is made in red, but its midsole pattern sports some quick shades of pink for an added Valentines Day touch. Another unique design features comes emblazoned on the interior of the customary Jordan 8 straps, where one reads ※Loves Me§ and the other reads ※Loves Me Not§.. Streetwear label CLOT is back putting its signature touch on the Air Force 1, serving as an unofficial sequel to Edison Chen*s 2009 1WORLD version. Draped in ornate silk uppers that sport a cream white finish, intricate detailing is emblazoned all throughout its upper. While not an official Chinese New Year offering, there is some clear Chinese heritage inspiration much like the drop from 2009. It is not clear if these shoes will include special packaging, but last time it came with an extensive hexagon-shaped box. Enjoy an official set of images below, and expect a release sometime in February, just in time for the Chinese New Year.these popular basketball shoes continue to be released and restocked in a variety of of colorways and styles..The Detroit Tigers have one of baseball*s most iconic uniforms. Any changes they*d make 〞 aside from MLB*s holiday uniforms 〞 would be minimal at most. But as we learned Thursday, even slight changes are too much for some Tigers fans.The Tigers announced a tweak to their uniforms for 2018: They*re making the Olde English D on their uniforms and cap match, because they hadn*t in the past. They*re taking inspiration from the team*s 1904 and 1905 uniforms for the new D. Have a look at these before and afters.. Operating at such a high level doesn*t come without costs, but Alabama athletics ended the year .6 million in the green. But from a football perspective, the profits were much greater.. It*s not very often that M.V.P.-level players appear on the trade block. It*s still rarer that the San Antonio Spurs fall out with one of their M.V.P.-level players.One of the earlier Chinese New Year selections to surface this year was the Air Force 1 Low. Previously confirmed to be dropping in two versions back in September, the styling with the fireworks emblazoned outside of the Swoosh have an official set of images below. While Nike usually opts for a tribute to the year*s corresponding animal zodiac sign, the Swoosh*s aesthetic sticks to fireworks and floral patterns this time around. No official release information is available for this AF1 low, but expect them too arrive before the ※Lunar New Year§ on February 16th. Which CNY design is your favorite?.adidas Originals has some hefty plans for the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend. Centered around the releases of the BAPE x Dame 4, the Futurecraft 4D, and other exclusive sneakers, the Three Stripes has an entire weekend planned filled with live music and celebrity appearances. Spanning February 16th and 17th, adidas endorsers 2Chainz and Snoop Dogg will captain two basketball teams filled to the brim wit celebs and members of adidas* basketball roster the likes of Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid. Expect some Association veterans to be preset as well, as Kareem and Chauncey Billups are listed on the bill. If you*re interested in going, head over to adidas.com to sign up for everything the event has to offer at 747 Warehouse St. in Los Angeles.. Despite the Lakers' stretch of success, however, that includes three straight victories, coach Luke Walton has attempted to drive home the importance of a fundamental facet that has eluded the team recently..Nike is giving its fans across the globe a head start on what*s to come for Air Max Day 2018. The annual celebration, which falls on March 26th, has been one of the brand*s most important marketing campaigns ever as it has reinvigorated the Air Max classics while catapulting new innovations into the forefront of what*s hot and new. The new model to fawn over this year is, of course, the Air Max 270, a shoe that we heavily previewed in prior weeks in various colorways. However, there are plenty of retro-themed releases such as the return of the Air 180 ※Ultramarine§, Air Max 93 ※Dusty Cactus§, and of course the wide release of Sean Wotherspoon*s Air Max 97/1. See the full rundown below..There are definitely many ballparks more pitcher-friendly than Citizens Bank Park, but will one of those NL teams with a spacious park have enough money and enough interest in Darvish or Arrieta? The Brewers, for example, have been connected to Darvish but Miller Park is homer-friendly with a great batter's eye.. Chicago is expected again to be without starting point guard Kris Dunn, who continues to deal with a concussion. Jerian Grant will start in Dunn's place as the Bulls hope to shake off a loss and show some energy that coach Fred Hoiberg said was lacking in the Bulls' last outing.. On the heels of a grey version of the Air Jordan 13 being gifted to the Oregon Ducks* basketball team, Nike is hooking its football team up with a colorway of its own. In a nod to the state*s beautiful green landscape, this 13 is covered in quad green, with a white toe box, and a matching green duck that replaces the shoe*s traditional hologram. In a more obvious way, the Jumpman that customarily rests on this sneaker*s tongue has been replaced with an oversized Oregon ※O§ logo. Sadly, this shoe is limited to friends and family of the Oregon football program, so unless that is you, all you can do it enjoy the set of images you see below..※You get to know each and every one of the prospects we talked about and we*re months away from this process,§ Dorsey said. ※We*re at the beginning stages. Let*s understand who they are as people, let*s understand them as football players, let*s see if they can be the face of the franchise. Are they the guys for the Cleveland Browns? That*s how I look at this.§Asked if it was safe to say he was taking a quarterback first, he replied: ※It*s safe to say &you never know.§But you kind of know. And at least this time, he has a choice to make.. Chicago is expected again to be without starting point guard Kris Dunn, who continues to deal with a concussion. Jerian Grant will start in Dunn's place as the Bulls hope to shake off a loss and show some energy that coach Fred Hoiberg said was lacking in the Bulls' last outing.. There are definitely many ballparks more pitcher-friendly than Citizens Bank Park, but will one of those NL teams with a spacious park have enough money and enough interest in Darvish or Arrieta? The Brewers, for example, have been connected to Darvish but Miller Park is homer-friendly with a great batter's eye.. jordan retro white mensNow, the legend has, at the very least, played his last game for the Calgary Flames. So how did a relationship that started with so much promise end so abruptly? There*s no one answer, but rather a few driving factors that have led to Jagr*s imminent departure from Calgary.As a slow-footed &old guy* in a speed-emphasized, young man*s NHL, production trumps everything. Unfortunately for Jagr and the Flames, his offensive-output has dropped dramatically just one season removed from a 46-point (0.56 PPG) campaign with the Panthers. Through 22 games with Calgary, Jagr*s point-per-game pace of 0.31 is the worst of his career, as is his minuscule 3.1 shooting percentage. His primary point production has dropped off mightily, too, with his primary-points-per-60 (all situations) falling over 30 percent to 1.05 this season from 1.55 in 2016-17.There are reasons for this monumental drop in offensive production that extend far beyond Jagr*s dwindling skillset. A decline in ice time and a lack of opportunities in choice situations has certainly effected Jagr*s output, as has an unusual run-in with the injury bug, which the soon-to-be 46-year-old has avoided for the majority of his 24-season NHL career.Since arriving on youth-laden Flames club, Jagr has seen his overall ice time lessened by almost 25 percent. His 13:03 TOI this season is over four minutes less than the 17:06 he averaged the past three seasons, with the majority of that coming at even strength, and while skating on the Flames* third and fourth lines. Jagr has played just 34:51 on the power play through 22 games this season, an average of just over a minute-and-a-half per game. Last season with the Panthers, Jagr averaged just under three minutes TOI per contest with his team a man up.Offensive output along with opportunities to produce are down big time, and maybe the biggest reason for that is Jagr*s inability to stay healthy as he has his entire career. Though he was just a young-buck at the tender age of 44-45, Jagr dressed in all 82 games for Florida last season, the sixth time in his career that he*s suited up for every single one of his team*s contests. The eight-time All Star has dressed in at least 75 games an astonishing 16 campaigns during his career, and has missed just 20 of 458 games (4.4%) since his 39-year-old season in 2012-13. This season alone, Jagr has been sidelined for a whopping 49% of Calgary*s game, missing 21 contests with a lingering lower-body injury which has plagued the two-time Stanley Cup champion for the better part of four months.NASCAR fans are used to hearing controversial things out of Kyle Busch*s mouth 〞 not his brother*s. Well, that changed this week. During the NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Kyle said the sport*s emphasis on marketing young drivers is ※stupid.§ Fellow drivers ripped the ever-opinionated Kyle for the comments, but NASCAR itself said the remarks were ※fair.§ Enter Kyle*s brother, Kurt Busch. During a recent appearance on the Domenik Nati Show, Kurt attempted to rationalize his brothers comments. ※I agree with certain aspects of what he*s challenged, and then I disagree with other parts of it,§ Kurt said. But what I think he*s trying to say is we*re promoting these guys, and they.Roger Federer completed his latest domination of the Aussie Open with a 5-set win in the Final on Sunday, his 20th career Grand Slam title. Rafa Nadal stole headlines earlier in the tournament when he wore a sleeveless shirt at the Australian Open recently. It is not a look that Federer dares to replicate. The reason is quite simple, according to Federer. World number one-ranked tennis player Rafa Nadal caused a racket this month. Not because he was forced to withdraw from the Australian Open due to injury, but because he went on the court to play wearing a sleeveless shirt. It is not a trend we can expect Nadal's playing rival Roger Federer to replicate. Not because Federer doesn't love Nadal's.Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously worked at Indianapolis Star, covering the Indiana Pacers for nine seasons Also covered Vikings for St. Paul Pioneer Press Follow on Twitter Mike Wells: I think there*s a pretty chance that NC State defensive lineman Bradley Chubb will still be on the board when the Indianapolis Colts draft at No. 3 overall. That*s because the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants, the teams with the top two picks, both need quarterbacks for the present or the future. The bigger concern -- if you want to call it that -- is that the Colts might not be in the position to choose between Chubb and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley at No. 3. Indianapolis needs help.Mike Schmitz ESPN With 21-year-old rookie stat-stuffer Ben Simmons and 23-year-old All-Star starter Joel Embiid as cornerstones, the Philadelphia 76ers have one of the most exciting young cores in the NBA. Sprinkle in high-level role starters such as Dario Saric (23) and Robert Covington (27), and young bench contributors T.J. McConnell (25) and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (22) and there's reason for the optimism flowing through Philly, even with prized No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz yet to regain form. The Sixers are competitive (No. 7 in the East) while still sitting on young talent and future assets. But with all the well-deserved focus on Philly's talented, young roster and its future draft picks,2018 Dallas Cowboys Mock Draft Tracker - John Hancock, DallasNews Ten experts make their draft predictions for who they believe the Cowboys will select with the 19th overall pick. Here's from Mel Kiper Jr.'s pick: The rest of the experts are picking the following players: DT Maurice Hurst (3), DT Da'Ron Payne (2), DT Christian Wilkins [did not enter the draft], WR Michael Gallup, WR Christian Kirk, S Derwin James, Check out the write-up on each in the orginal article. If you've ever watched the Cowboy war room when they are on the clock in the second round, you can usually see them pretty excited about a player still left on the board. Last year, that excitement came from Chidobe Awuzie, A couple weeks ago, Matt Provenzano went over how the Yankees looked according to Dan Szymborski*s ZiPS projections. Spoiler alert: they look good. Projections are not a fail-safe, and reality will always diverge from what is forecast. That the Yankees project demonstrably better now than they did in recent years, however, can only be taken as a good sign. There are other teams the Yankees must contend with, however. Chief among them are the Red Sox. Indeed, Boston has won the AL East each of the past two seasons. No matter how good the Yankees look moving forward, the Red Sox are still here, and they must be taken seriously. Just how seriously? It helps to once again turn to ZiPS to get a feel.It*s the worst-kept secret in the NBA that the Los Angeles Lakers have plans on luring two big free agents this summer, but in order to do so they will need to clear some salary cap space. Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle have been mentioned ad nauseum as potential trade candidates, but a somewhat surprising inclusion recently was Larry Nance Jr. Once called the team*s secret weapon by president of basketball operations Magic Johnson, Nance began the season as a starter, but now comes off the bench. Either way, he constantly provides excellent defense and hustle, even as his offensive game hasn*t developed as much as many had hoped, himself included. Many viewed the Lakers possibly shopping.The Cavaliers' Dwyane Wade posted an emotional farewell to Instagram on Saturday after the passing of his agent Henry "Hank" Thomas. A representative from Thomas' agency, CAA, confirmed his passing to Sports Illustrated. Wade had missed the Cavaliers game on Friday night against the Pacers with a "family emergency." In the post, Wade wrote about how Thomas served as a father figure to him and he wished he would be there for the next moments in his life. A post shared by dwyanewade (@dwyanewade) on Jan 27, 2018 at 12:32pm PST Coach Tyronn Lue said Friday that general manager Koby Altman talked with Wade and told him to "take his time" with the issue. "How much ever time he needs to take to get.The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD that rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us up at @mlbdailydish on Twitter or @MLBDailyDish on Instagram. The Giants are &expected* to be in mix for Bryce Harper next winter. Does no one else see the awkwardness here? We*re not going to sugar coat it〞the stove is so cold it*s actually a freezer. But is there light at the end of this frigid tunnel? These are the one remaining free-agent fit for every team. The Royals have re-signed Alcides Escobar. The Mets have re-signed veteran infielder Jose Reyes. As reported by our Sports Boy Wonder Chris Cotillo,The Cardinals have been fairly quiet since their Dec. 14 trade for Marcell Ozuna. While the Ozuna addition surely moves the needle when it comes to the Cardinals' chances of making the postseason in 2018, needs remain. Mostly, the focus has been on third base. While you can certainly argue that a known quantity in the infield is called for, I'd argue the rotation presents more of a need. Here's why that's the case ... 1. The Cardinals have lost a lot of starts from last season. In keeping with ancient tradition and the rulebook, the Cardinals played 162 games in 2017. Lance Lynn and Mike Leake combined to start 59 of those 162 games, or 36.4 percent of them. Lynn is of course one of the many.. The defending NBA champs, the winningest team in the league three seasons and running, entered the second quarter with a lead only four times.Nine opponents shot at least 50 percent from the field, including one (the Grizzlies on Dec. 30) that was at 65.2 and another (the Trail Blazers on Dec. 11) at 60 percent.. If you've been keeping up with the Cleveland Cavaliers drama that's reportedly focused on Kevin Love, you're probably going to look for signs on the court that there's serious trouble in the locker room. That brings us to this video from Tuesday's Cavaliers loss to the San Antonio Spurs - Love got knocked down in the paint as LaMarcus Aldridge scores over him. Then? Hmmm. It sure looks like Jae Crowder steps right over Love, who has a hand up to ask for some help. Now, look: It could be that Crowder had to grab the ball for an inbounds pass or perhaps risk a delay-of-game if he picked up Love. Or he was frustrated that the Cavs were down by 13 at that point. Maybe we're all reading too much into.The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD that rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us up at @mlbdailydish on Twitter or @MLBDailyDish on Instagram. The Diamondbacks have signed a hodgepodge of small deals, snagging Medlen and Bastardo to minor-league deals. We*re not going to sugar coat it〞the stove is so cold it*s actually a freezer. But is there light at the end of this frigid tunnel? These are the one remaining free-agent fit for every team. The Tigers have signed Alexi Amarista to a minor-league deal . The Cash Man is letting this one go. Gotta save his strength, assumably. The Yankees are.In the first two games of a three-game homestand that ends with the Trail Blazers visiting American Airlines Center on Friday night, the Mavs routed one playoff team (Washington) and were humbled by another (Houston).The Blazers (26-22) got the best of the Mavericks in a 117-108 win on Jan. 20 in Portland, and they're closer to the Wizards than the Rockets in terms of talent level..Nike is adding an attractive paisley pattern to another one of its most iconic silhouettes in the Air Force 1 Low. Last week brought you a first look at the matching Air Max 90 iteration, with both selections boasting the aforementioned patterns on its midfoot. While black makes up most of the upper, red acts as the accent, highlighting the Nike Swoosh as well as the heel and tongue tabs. Another detail coming over from the 90 is the red and yellow insole that furthers the design that is customarily found on a man*s dress tie and other higher end garments. Nike*s ※Paisley§ Pack is currently available at retailers overseas, so a stateside release will be taking place soon.. Now, the legend has, at the very least, played his last game for the Calgary Flames. So how did a relationship that started with so much promise end so abruptly? There*s no one answer, but rather a few driving factors that have led to Jagr*s imminent departure from Calgary.As a slow-footed &old guy* in a speed-emphasized, young man*s NHL, production trumps everything. Unfortunately for Jagr and the Flames, his offensive-output has dropped dramatically just one season removed from a 46-point (0.56 PPG) campaign with the Panthers. Through 22 games with Calgary, Jagr*s point-per-game pace of 0.31 is the worst of his career, as is his minuscule 3.1 shooting percentage. His primary point production has dropped off mightily, too, with his primary-points-per-60 (all situations) falling over 30 percent to 1.05 this season from 1.55 in 2016-17.There are reasons for this monumental drop in offensive production that extend far beyond Jagr*s dwindling skillset. A decline in ice time and a lack of opportunities in choice situations has certainly effected Jagr*s output, as has an unusual run-in with the injury bug, which the soon-to-be 46-year-old has avoided for the majority of his 24-season NHL career.Since arriving on youth-laden Flames club, Jagr has seen his overall ice time lessened by almost 25 percent. His 13:03 TOI this season is over four minutes less than the 17:06 he averaged the past three seasons, with the majority of that coming at even strength, and while skating on the Flames* third and fourth lines. Jagr has played just 34:51 on the power play through 22 games this season, an average of just over a minute-and-a-half per game. Last season with the Panthers, Jagr averaged just under three minutes TOI per contest with his team a man up.Offensive output along with opportunities to produce are down big time, and maybe the biggest reason for that is Jagr*s inability to stay healthy as he has his entire career. Though he was just a young-buck at the tender age of 44-45, Jagr dressed in all 82 games for Florida last season, the sixth time in his career that he*s suited up for every single one of his team*s contests. The eight-time All Star has dressed in at least 75 games an astonishing 16 campaigns during his career, and has missed just 20 of 458 games (4.4%) since his 39-year-old season in 2012-13. This season alone, Jagr has been sidelined for a whopping 49% of Calgary*s game, missing 21 contests with a lingering lower-body injury which has plagued the two-time Stanley Cup champion for the better part of four months.NASCAR fans are used to hearing controversial things out of Kyle Busch*s mouth 〞 not his brother*s. Well, that changed this week. During the NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Kyle said the sport*s emphasis on marketing young drivers is ※stupid.§ Fellow drivers ripped the ever-opinionated Kyle for the comments, but NASCAR itself said the remarks were ※fair.§ Enter Kyle*s brother, Kurt Busch. During a recent appearance on the Domenik Nati Show, Kurt attempted to rationalize his brothers comments. ※I agree with certain aspects of what he*s challenged, and then I disagree with other parts of it,§ Kurt said. But what I think he*s trying to say is we*re promoting these guys, and they.Roger Federer completed his latest domination of the Aussie Open with a 5-set win in the Final on Sunday, his 20th career Grand Slam title. Rafa Nadal stole headlines earlier in the tournament when he wore a sleeveless shirt at the Australian Open recently. It is not a look that Federer dares to replicate. The reason is quite simple, according to Federer. World number one-ranked tennis player Rafa Nadal caused a racket this month. Not because he was forced to withdraw from the Australian Open due to injury, but because he went on the court to play wearing a sleeveless shirt. It is not a trend we can expect Nadal's playing rival Roger Federer to replicate. Not because Federer doesn't love Nadal's.Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously worked at Indianapolis Star, covering the Indiana Pacers for nine seasons Also covered Vikings for St. Paul Pioneer Press Follow on Twitter Mike Wells: I think there*s a pretty chance that NC State defensive lineman Bradley Chubb will still be on the board when the Indianapolis Colts draft at No. 3 overall. That*s because the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants, the teams with the top two picks, both need quarterbacks for the present or the future. The bigger concern -- if you want to call it that -- is that the Colts might not be in the position to choose between Chubb and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley at No. 3. Indianapolis needs help.Mike Schmitz ESPN With 21-year-old rookie stat-stuffer Ben Simmons and 23-year-old All-Star starter Joel Embiid as cornerstones, the Philadelphia 76ers have one of the most exciting young cores in the NBA. Sprinkle in high-level role starters such as Dario Saric (23) and Robert Covington (27), and young bench contributors T.J. McConnell (25) and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (22) and there's reason for the optimism flowing through Philly, even with prized No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz yet to regain form. The Sixers are competitive (No. 7 in the East) while still sitting on young talent and future assets. But with all the well-deserved focus on Philly's talented, young roster and its future draft picks,2018 Dallas Cowboys Mock Draft Tracker - John Hancock, DallasNews Ten experts make their draft predictions for who they believe the Cowboys will select with the 19th overall pick. Here's from Mel Kiper Jr.'s pick: The rest of the experts are picking the following players: DT Maurice Hurst (3), DT Da'Ron Payne (2), DT Christian Wilkins [did not enter the draft], WR Michael Gallup, WR Christian Kirk, S Derwin James, Check out the write-up on each in the orginal article. If you've ever watched the Cowboy war room when they are on the clock in the second round, you can usually see them pretty excited about a player still left on the board. Last year, that excitement came from Chidobe Awuzie, A couple weeks ago, Matt Provenzano went over how the Yankees looked according to Dan Szymborski*s ZiPS projections. Spoiler alert: they look good. Projections are not a fail-safe, and reality will always diverge from what is forecast. That the Yankees project demonstrably better now than they did in recent years, however, can only be taken as a good sign. There are other teams the Yankees must contend with, however. Chief among them are the Red Sox. Indeed, Boston has won the AL East each of the past two seasons. No matter how good the Yankees look moving forward, the Red Sox are still here, and they must be taken seriously. Just how seriously? It helps to once again turn to ZiPS to get a feel.It*s the worst-kept secret in the NBA that the Los Angeles Lakers have plans on luring two big free agents this summer, but in order to do so they will need to clear some salary cap space. Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle have been mentioned ad nauseum as potential trade candidates, but a somewhat surprising inclusion recently was Larry Nance Jr. Once called the team*s secret weapon by president of basketball operations Magic Johnson, Nance began the season as a starter, but now comes off the bench. Either way, he constantly provides excellent defense and hustle, even as his offensive game hasn*t developed as much as many had hoped, himself included. Many viewed the Lakers possibly shopping.The Cavaliers' Dwyane Wade posted an emotional farewell to Instagram on Saturday after the passing of his agent Henry "Hank" Thomas. A representative from Thomas' agency, CAA, confirmed his passing to Sports Illustrated. Wade had missed the Cavaliers game on Friday night against the Pacers with a "family emergency." In the post, Wade wrote about how Thomas served as a father figure to him and he wished he would be there for the next moments in his life. A post shared by dwyanewade (@dwyanewade) on Jan 27, 2018 at 12:32pm PST Coach Tyronn Lue said Friday that general manager Koby Altman talked with Wade and told him to "take his time" with the issue. "How much ever time he needs to take to get.The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD that rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us up at @mlbdailydish on Twitter or @MLBDailyDish on Instagram. The Giants are &expected* to be in mix for Bryce Harper next winter. Does no one else see the awkwardness here? We*re not going to sugar coat it〞the stove is so cold it*s actually a freezer. But is there light at the end of this frigid tunnel? These are the one remaining free-agent fit for every team. The Royals have re-signed Alcides Escobar. The Mets have re-signed veteran infielder Jose Reyes. As reported by our Sports Boy Wonder Chris Cotillo,The Cardinals have been fairly quiet since their Dec. 14 trade for Marcell Ozuna. While the Ozuna addition surely moves the needle when it comes to the Cardinals' chances of making the postseason in 2018, needs remain. Mostly, the focus has been on third base. While you can certainly argue that a known quantity in the infield is called for, I'd argue the rotation presents more of a need. Here's why that's the case ... 1. The Cardinals have lost a lot of starts from last season. In keeping with ancient tradition and the rulebook, the Cardinals played 162 games in 2017. Lance Lynn and Mike Leake combined to start 59 of those 162 games, or 36.4 percent of them. Lynn is of course one of the many.. Jerry Lorenzo*s Fear Of God brand has been part of a vastly popular footwear collaboration with Vans that took both the sneaker and skateboarding industry by storm last year. Right before the new year, Lorenzo took to Instagram to confirm an upcoming collaboration with Nike, which is sure to send interested parties into a full-on frenzy. Recently, some details regarding that partnership have surfaced with both style and color codes, revealing what is to be expected from the high-end pairing.roshe 2 women grey,Since the original debut of the Air Jordan 1 in 1985,! The Air Jordan line is a yearly set of sneakers originally serving as the signature model for Michael Jordan.?Minnesotans, coping not only with defeat but also the prospect of hosting those fans for the Super Bowl, are particularly peeved. They*re alleging hat thievery, urine-related incidents and ※random acts of violence.§ They*re not going to let the storyline die. And in that regard, their quarterback is helping them out.. Grayson Allen has been suspiciously quiet this season. After spending the first three years of his career becoming the most infamous player in college basketball, the Duke senior has kept a low profile thus far. Aside from one terrific night in Chicago against Michigan State, most of the conversation around Duke has focused on Marvin Bagley, not the play (or antics) of Allen. Perhaps that*s about to change. Allen was involved in multiple sequences that caught the Internet*s attention in a tight loss to Virginia on Saturday. Most notably, the play above where Allen may or may not have tried to trip Virginia*s Kyle Guy while fighting over a screen. Allen has had three highly publicized tripping.It would be hard for you to have a conversation about 90*s streetwear fashion without mentioning Fubu and Puma 每 two titans of that period that took the hip-hop culture by storm. Fubu is honored with the distinction of being one of the first streetwear brands that brought in elements from the streets in order to turn it out and create clothing for 每 you guessed it 每 the streets. In celebration of 50 years of the Puma Suede, and 25 years of Fubu, the brands partnered up for a capsule paying tribute to both of their iconic roots..While some see the NFL letting the Oakland Raiders off easy with the Rooney Rule, there is a rumor they are pushing for them to sign Colin Kaepernick. The Oakland Raiders know who their head coach and starting quarterback will be in 2018. That would be Jon Gruden and Derek Carr. However, they might have a void at backup quarterback. Could the NFL be pushing for the Silver and Black to sign controversial free agent Colin Kaepernick this offseason? It*s Wednesday and this is the Black Hole Roll Call. Kaepernick wasn*t part of an NFL organization in 2017. Taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem has not landed well with NFL owners and much of middle America. However, it may be time.When we last joined the ongoing reality show that is the Ball Brothers Take Lithuania, they had just made their "professional" "basketball" debuts in a glorified AAU tournament that their father was putting on. They played okay and beat a team that was basically full of teens. They are still playing in said pro tournament, uh... I mean... Big Baller Brand Challenge, but in their most recent game they played so well that we can't ignore their Euro adventure. In a game against the powerhouse that is Alytaus Dz迂kija, LaMelo and LiAngelo combined for an absurd 80 points and 17 rebounds. I don't care what level of competition you're playing against, those are impressive stats. And the highlights? The highlights are pretty astounding too..LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are in complete and total disarray, and the star forward reportedly is very unhappy with the return the team got in the trade for Kyrie Irving. The star guard demanded a trade this past offseason in order to get out of James* shadow, and Cleveland ended up trading him to the Boston Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, Ante Zizic, Jae Crowder and the Brooklyn Nets* 2018 first-round draft pick. And as the Cavs continue their downward spiral, James reportedly is ※pissed off§ the Cavs didn*t pull the trigger on a trade that would have netted them a lot more than Thomas, according to ESPN*s Brian Windhorst. ※What*s really pissing LeBron off is that he felt like the Cavs.Nick Foles is one win away from being a Super Bowl champion. If that doesn't sum up 2017 or any other wildly unpredictable NFL season, then what does? The Philadelphia Eagles seemed almost destined for a long-awaited title run when their second-year phenom, the one and only Carson Wentz, took the team to nine straight wins and an 11-2 record before injuring his knee, and yet here we are, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady around the corner, and Foles commanding the NFC's last remaining hope to unseat the New England Patriots. Now if Foles has any chance of besting Belichick and Brady on the season's biggest stage, under the season's brightest lights, he'll probably have some help from an Eagles staff.At the end of the 2017 NFL season, it was wildly apparent that Michael Crabtree was unhappy with the Oakland Raiders coaching staff. So much so, that Crabtree even pulled himself out of the team's final game. Obviously, the backlash was pretty severe, and even in the week or so leading up to the final game or two, reports came out that the Raiders were going to part ways with Crabtree during the upcoming offseason. Part of this may have played a role in Crabtree's frustrations, and spoke with quarterback Derek Carr about the entire situation surrounding the team's talented wide receiver. As cited, Carr had an interesting response to question about Crabtree. Carr's statement at the bottom about.Keith Law ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior baseball analyst for Insider Was special asst. to Blue Jays GM Wrote for Baseball Prospectus Follow on Twitter The Marlins did a good trade! They got three legitimate prospects back for Christian Yelich, and the fourth isn't nothing, which makes this the best trade they've made in this cash-grab offseason. Lewis Brinson, the No. 32 prospect in baseball for 2018, is a plus-plus defender in center with great bat speed and big raw power, with staying healthy his main problem so far in pro ball. He should be able to step in immediately to play center in Miami, which would also allow the Marlins to send Magneuris Sierra to the minors to continue developing.Isn*t this perfect? The XFL, which will start in 2020 as announced by WWE CEO Vince McMahon on Thursday, will need recognizable players. Manziel needs a job and the former Heisman Trophy winner is certainly recognizable.There*s one possible stumbling block. McMahon made it clear players with criminal records wouldn*t be allowed in his league (and, of course, political statements such as kneeling during the anthem won*t be allowed either), a shot across the bow of the NFL. Manziel was charged with assault for an incident with his ex-girlfriend in 2016, but those charges were dropped in November of 2017 after he attended anger management classes, attended a domestic violence victim impact panel and went into a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program. Manziel was also arrested after a fight in 2012, when he was at Texas A&M, and he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge..We're trying to introduce some different stuff in practice, too, just to keep the guys' attention," Kerr texted..What basketball fans and sneaker enthusiasts really loved about the PG 1 was the leathers and suedes 每 the ※90s§ style of materials. Will we see more of that in the PG 2?
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  •  J. Albert Bowden
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  • From a broader perspective, the Cavs' previous starting lineup of Thomas, Crowder, Love, LeBron James and J.R. Smith was outscored by an average of 22.8 points per 100 possessions in eight games.
  •  Castenetto Andrea
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  • Streetwear label CLOT is back putting its signature touch on the Air Force 1, serving as an unofficial sequel to Edison Chen*s 2009 1WORLD version. Draped in ornate silk uppers that sport a cream white finish, intricate detailing is emblazoned all throughout its upper. While not an official Chinese New Year offering, there is some clear Chinese heritage inspiration much like the drop from 2009. It is not clear if these shoes will include special packaging, but last time it came with an extensive hexagon-shaped box. Enjoy an official set of images below, and expect a release sometime in February, just in time for the Chinese New Year.
    •  Bharat Lohakare
       Posted 01-31  Reply
    • Nike officially announced Paul George as its newest signature athlete last year, introducing the PG 1 sneaker with an attractive colorway inspired by his character-defining hobbies. After a successful first chapter, the PG 2 is ready to hit the market with yet another dazzling iteration in collaboration with Sony Playstation; this ongoing partnership between these two major brands comes to life again with some epic details specific to the gaming console franchise, with an added bonus of an unlockable theme by way of a secret code on the shoes. Paul*s been a Playstation loyalist ever since his father surprised him with a PS2 for Christmas ages ago, and he considers himself one of the most obsessed gamers in the NBA.
  •  Montathar Faraon
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  • Jordan Brand has some special plans for the ladies this Valentines Day, by way of a suede Air Jordan 8 covered in red from head to toe. Housed in special edition packaging, this offering also comes with a heart-themed greeting card as well as some floral tissue paper inside the box. The majority of the sneaker is made in red, but its midsole pattern sports some quick shades of pink for an added Valentines Day touch. Another unique design features comes emblazoned on the interior of the customary Jordan 8 straps, where one reads ※Loves Me§ and the other reads ※Loves Me Not§.
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  • Hanon is teaming up with Reebok to create a Workout Lo model that pays homage to the brand*s classic ※Belly* Gonna Get Ya§ ad from 2000. With the idea of moving more and less imbibing in food and drink in mind, the two entities have paired together for this flesh-toned iteration. The skin-tan premium suede is meant to emulate a beer belly 每 equipped with pebbled leather overlays meant to portray cellulite 每 while the relaxed indigo is a metaphor for jeans trying to hold the belly in place. Co-branded red heel tabs are placed on the heel of each sneaker which is representative of the tabs that come adorned on most jean selections 每 proving that attention to detail is not at a premium. Finishing touches include equally co-branded tongue tabs and insoles that consist of Reebok*s signature logo as well as a newly designed ※Belly§ logo 每 furthering the tribute to the infamous ad.
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  • There is currently no release information available, but expect a release later this year. In the meantime, peep a detailed look below and tell us if you plan to cop.
    adidas* increased emphasis on a bulkier aesthetic continues with another new look for the Prophere silhouette. On its newest model, the Three Stripes swaps out the customary mesh upper that has been present on the first few Prophere models with a canvas materials that sports a bleached look 每 an effect that is usually seen on denim-clad products. Primarily draped in black, a brown bleached effect is added, complimenting the orange outsole and quick hits on its signature tongue unit.the conventional wisdom is that group includes Southern Cal*s Sam Darnold, UCLA*s Josh Rosen, Wyoming*s Josh Allen and Oklahoma*s Baker Mayfield, though Dorsey mentioning a fifth could bring in a player such as Louisville*s Lamar Jackson or Oklahoma State*s Mason Rudolph into the mix.
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  • Since the original debut of the Air Jordan 1 in 1985,
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  • All eight shoes from the adidas Dragon Ball Z collection have been revealed; they will begin releasing in August featuring iconic match-ups between protagonists and antagonists of the Dragon Ball franchise. It starts in August with Son Goku and Frieza/Freeza from the ※Freeza Saga§ represented by the adidas ZX 500 RM and the Yung-1. September will feature Son Gohan and Cell from the ※Cell and the Androids Saga§ with the new adidas Deerupt and the Prophere. It continues in November with Vegeta and Majin Buu from the ※Majin Buu Saga§ represented by the Ultra Tech and the Kamanda. As of this report, the collection concludes in December with Shenlong and Super Shenlong (alternately spelled ※Shenron§) and the upcoming EQT Mid ADV. We would guess December is based on ※The Secret of the Dragon Balls.§The entire selection of footwear highlights adidas* newer footwear models that are set to debut throughout 2018. The obvious lack of BOOST footwear models might be alarming, but adidas is attempting to bring energy around fresh silhouettes in an effort to broaden consumer interest beyond the predictable NMD route. Additionally, The Yeezy Mafia reveals that each shoe release will come with an action figure of the corresponding character.There are rumors that characters Mr. Popo, Yajirobe, Tenshinhan and Mr. Satan will also be getting their own silhouette, which suggests that the adidas Dragon Ball Z collection may extend beyond the eight shoes seen here.嚗
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  • If your a Jordan Brand fanatic, a die-hard Knicks fan, or both, you can head over to your local Jordan Brand stockist and grab this upcoming Air Jordan 5 ※Knicks§ on September 8th for 0 USD. Stay tuned to Sneaker News for any updated release details and actual images as the become available.On the 12th, the Nike Shox made its return to shelves for the first time in the long time, as the piston-like columns that give it its signature look are ready to excite sneakerheads once again. Given the Shox Gravity monicker, the newly engineered model is ready to be rolled out in a second colorway that sports a primarily black construction with a quick hit of green surrounding the aforementioned columns on its midsole. Its newly designed lacing system trends in the direction that has become popular in the industry that grants its wearer easy slip-on access. While there is currently no specific timetable for release, you can expect this New Shox Gravity to touch down in the Spring.

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