A new battleground for Nike and Adidas: The 10 most searched-for sneakers in 2017

The sneaker world continued to fluctuate this year, with demand for performance styles tanking and desire for casual kicks bringing more designer and small brands into the market. Online fashion sales website Lyst rounded up the most searched-for sneakers of 2017, based on 100 million searches by 80 million customers from 120 different countries. The favorites confirmed what analysts have said for the past several cycles: “athleisure” style shoes, especially white ones, reign supreme with today’s… …read more Source:: Bizjournals.com – Sports       

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Charles Barkley on Doug Jones’ senate victory in Alabama: ‘This is a wake-up call’

Voters in Alabama listened to Hall of Famer Charles Barkley, who spoke at a Doug Jones campaign event this week, urging Alabamans to stop looking like “idiots” and vote for the Democrat in the U.S. Senate special election. On Tuesday night, Barkley spoke to CNN from Jones’ victory party and was asked by Jake Tapper what the Turner analyst was for President Donald Trump. Here’s what he said: Former NBA player and Alabama native Charles Barkley: “This is a wake-up call for Democrats to do better for black people and poor white people” https://t.co/D6ZnRJT3Um — CNN (@CNN) December 13, 2017 “This is a wake-up call for Democrats. And I told… Read More

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The Timberwolves look tired & 8 other things from Tuesday night’s games

Also, Kawhi is back! The Timberwolves lost in overtime, 118-112, to a sluggish Sixers team that not only shot poorly, but didn’t see a bucket from Ben Simmons until the final minutes of the fourth quarter. If one thing stuck out for Minnesota, it was that the team looked exhausted despite the Sixers missing a key piece in Robert Covington, and the Wolves having their full unit. Coach Tom Thibodeau is infamous for running his players into the ground, and it might be taking a toll on his team. Out of 53 possible minutes, Karl-Anthony Towns played 48 of them. Jimmy Butler played more than 45, Andrew Wiggins and Taj… Read More

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