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Under Armour’s Portland, OR Office Will Make You A Believer

Dr. Jesse, who lives in Portland, Oregon, took a few minutes to swing by the soon-to-be Under Armour Portland headquarters to snap a few photos and had this to say: Back in April it was reported by the Portland Business … Continue reading

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New Balance opens store in Pacific Northwest!

This past Saturday afternoon, at the New Balance Store at Bridgeport Village in Portland, Oregon, NB held an in-store event celebrating their “Classics” line of footwear.

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[Talk Show] Obsessive Sneaker Disorder Episode​ #344 “Full Court Press” 4/22 @ 10 pm EST

Obsessive Sneaker Disorder Episode​ #344 “Full Court Press” 4/22 @ 10 pm EST ​Join the Sole Doctors & Disorderlies on Wednesday (4/22) at 10 p.m. as we discuss Under Armour leasing the former YMCA building on Barbur Boulevard, next to Duniway Park in … 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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From Tech to Lifestyle: Jesse Rowell, Jr.

From Tech to Lifestyle: Jesse Rowell, Jr. My passion for sneakers is rooted in sports. When I removed the cleats or track spikes I stepped directly into a comfortable pair of running sneakers. The beauty of sneakers is that once … Continue reading

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PENSOLE’s SOLEHOLDER: Change Has To Make Sense (Cents)

D’Wayne Edwards, the Founder of PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy, is a change agent!  What more needs to be said? Change has to make sense (cents) and D’Wayne Edwards has been making a lot of sense for well over 2 decades … 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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OSD Ep #282 “Lace Em Up”

We’re not Nice & Smooth, but the Sole Doctors & Disorderlies are known for being honest!  Last night’s OSD Ep. #282 “Lace Em Up” was another gem as we discussed the Univ. of Oregon basketball players that sold their Nike … 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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Ep239-OSD-Never going to be the same!

The OSD Crew discusses the downside of the sneaker culture: 19-year-old Montre Bradley from Rochester, NY was murdered while he was ‘camping out’ to buy a pair of the Nike Foamposite Pro sneakers! Similar to what folks in the NRA say, “Guns … Continue reading

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