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[Video] Chapter 2 “Sole Man” by ESPN 30For30 on Sonny Vaccaro

In the second chapter of “Sole Man”, the 5 chapter series produced by ESPN 30for30 on Grantland.com, tells the backstory how Sonny Vaccaro convinced Phil Knight and others at Nike to go ‘all in’ and gamble on Michael Jordan, to become the … Continue reading

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Footwear Stock: Nike vs. Under Armour

We know about the offer that Under Armour made to Kevin Durant (reported to be between $265 to $285 million over 10-years, with stocks options, other benefits and a community center in Maryland bearing Durant’s mother’s name), but the deal … Continue reading

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[Video] Paper Chasr: My Favorite-Nike Air Max 1

OSD’s Professor of Competitive Response, Paper Chasr, gives us some insight to his favorite sneakers…..the Nike Air Max 1. These sneakers, which were originally released in 1987, have been released in numerous colors, and made of various materials, but Paper … Continue reading

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Ep214-OSD-The News Will Be Changed!

The fall out from the release of the Nike Air Foamposite One “Galaxy” sneakers, has spurred a plethora of articles written in newspapers, blogs, and the release was even covered by CNN!  (This add more fuel to the fire for the … Continue reading

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Ep213-OSD-The Hype is Real!

The hype for the Nike Air Foamposite One is palpable, and some folks are so thirsty for the sneakers that not even water, Gatorade or any liquid libation can quench their thirst! What was being reported as ‘camp outs’ that … Continue reading

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Ep212-OSD-Jason Mayden: “I’m a vessel.”

In this day and age where it seems that many human beings are jockeying for their 15-seconds of fame and notoriety, enter Jason Mayden, Director of Innovation-Digital Sport at Nike, who reminds us that by living and walking with pride … Continue reading

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The “Come Up” Part 12

Hello Disorderlies Now that “Come Up” Season is in full swing, we have a part 12 entry from OSD supporter Justin Dennis who recently came up on some good stuff out in “The Beave” (Beaverton, Oregon that is). Justin  came … Continue reading

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Ep205-OSD- The Best…The Worst of 2011

We’re back at it, again! The OSD Crew gives a rundown of the brands and sneakers that hit for 2011, and those that were way off the mark.  Yeah, you’re going to want to hear this! And, right one cue with this … Continue reading

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Ep198-OSD-Tinker Hatfield: “I’m a problem solver.”

For Episode 198, the Crew is joined by footwear designer Tinker Hatfield of Nike. You’ll hear Tinker talk candidly about where he draws inspiration from, and what it’s like to work with Spike Lee, Michael Jordan and even “the suits”.

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