Then VICE Sports takes us inside the family-owned business in Taiwan that's been making NBA courtside seats since 1925 and Motherboard tells us about former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge's alien obsession.
TACKMA started when Jeffrey Schottenstein made a pair of NikeiD sneakers for LeBron James with the acronym for 'They Can All Kiss My Ass' stitched across the back. Now it's a full streetwear fashion range, sported by everyone from Drake to Kevin Durant.
Video footage of DMX losing his fucking mind on a roller coaster is all over the internet this week. He screams profanities while riding the Sling Shot in Orlando, Florida, then pretends like he was never scared at all. Nice try, dude.
Mainstream journalists covering Wall Street, or labor issues, or tax policy could learn a lot from how NBA reporters have stepped up and covered their beat with honesty, integrity, and an adversarial spirit that has long been missing in the news media.
Now that the King is returning, we wanted to find out if Clevelanders still wanna throw their LBJ Swingmans into the fires burning on top of the Cuyahoga River. Here's what they had to say—most of it was pretty positive.
The competition consists of a single round with each contestant given one chance to flop. Props are encouraged. The competition will be judged by an esteemed panel selected for their expertise in the art of flopping: Vlade Divac, Tonya Harding, and record…
His Airness confessed to being prejudiced against white people in his new book. He recounts a story where a girl called him the "N-word" and threw a soda at him, which lead him to hate all white people when he was in high school.
Sometimes I'm surprised Blake Griffin has time to play professional basketball. In just about every other ad throughout every break, there he is, dressed up in a red suit trying to sell you a car made by a company whose name sounds like it should be selli…
Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life and fined $2.5 million by the NBA for racist comments recorded by his ex-girlfriend. The nation is up in arms and asking for a greater punishment. Father Time will punish him plenty.
As a high school student in the early 2000s, Lenny Cooke was ranked higher than LeBron James. But due to a string of poor decisions, Lenny never made it to the NBA. I talked with the playground legend about failure, redemption, the current state of the NB…
A 12-year-old shot up his school, the Obamacare site continued to malfunction, and a jerk posted a video of a beheading on Facebook. Once again, it is a bad week in America. Here's all this week's bad news.
Nearly everyone knows the war on drugs is a bad idea at this point, but employers—from the NBA to Walmart—still think smoking marijuana should be a fireable offense. And as usual, it's corporate America's vote that counts.
Chris Bosh is considerate and thoughtful, interested in discussing the physics of a sentence, the use of dreams in creating plot, and irregular meter. For several years he kept a reading diary on LiveJournal under the username BigUpsBoshMane, which he lat…
As I age, my ear is retuning itself; I can finally hear something other than "ugh" watching the San Antonio Spurs play, which is cool, except how it parallels suddenly finding a 'Rod Stewart Sings the Standards' record soulful and great.