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PENSOLE: Footwear Industry Panel At Boston Public Schools Open House

When you enter the doors at PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy, located in downtown Portland, Oregon, you’ll quickly realize that you’re entering a studio that is unlike any other space that exists in the world. No, I didn’t mistype the words … Continue reading

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Nike x JD Sports AM 95 Essential..(Exclusive to JD Sports)

JD Sports of the United Kingdom is no stranger to “exclusivity” in regard to special colorways for Nike product. With this being the 20th Anniversary of the iconic Air Max 95, there’s no surprise when stating that WE KNOW JD … Continue reading

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[Talk Show] OSD Episode​ #​343 “Blame It On Sonny” 4/8 @ 10 pm EST

Obsessive Sneaker Disorder Episode​ #​343 “Blame It On Sonny” 4/8 @ 10 pm EST ​Join ​the Sole Doctors & Disorderlies on Wedn​esday ​(4/8) at 10 p.m. as we discuss ESPN’s 30 For 30 “Sole Man” featuring Sonny Vaccaro and huge impact that … Continue reading

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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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[Video] “Sole Man” by ESPN 30For30 on Sonny Vaccaro (Chapter 1)

Sonny Vaccaro has been called the mastermind behind putting the Swoosh on a number of college basketball players who’d go onto greatness (Can you say Michael Jordan)!

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It’s Been 20 Years: Michael Jordan says, “I’m back.”

What if Michael Jordan announced that he was coming out of retirement to join a NBA team? Would a simple Tweet, with the words: “I’m back.”, be as impactful today as they were, say, 20-years ago? In this day and … Continue reading

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Adidas: We Won’t Play In The NBA Sponsorship Game

It’s being reported that the 3 Stripes won’t throw it’s hat in the game when it comes time to renew it’s NBA sponsorship deal in 2016-2017. Adidas has been under fire as of late with their stock not performing well … Continue reading

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[Video] Jeremy Guthrie “Retirement from Sneakers”

People who are either sneakerheads or simply are Major League Baseball fans are aware that Jeremy Guthrie is a person that likes his sneakers and has often sported the latest Nike or Air Jordan custom cleats on the pitcher’s mound … Continue reading

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Under Armour Wins the Weekend (In our eyes)

If you if missed episode #337 of OSD, the Sole Doctors discussed who they thought would win the weekend brand wars with NBA All Star Weekend in New York. Sole Doctor RDQLUS made the prediction that Under Armour would win … Continue reading

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“There’s a war going on outside, no man is safe from..”

Those words as recited by rap duo Mobb Deep as the opening words on their classic song “Survival of the Fittest”. The sneaker industry landscape is becoming just that. Just as news has come out that there’s a NEW #2 … Continue reading

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