Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Rookies Ready To Make Their Mark

November 19, 2018 by  
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June 21st, 2018 – A low murmur grips the Barclays Center as the last couple of fans trickle into the upper level. Down on the ground Jaren Jackson Jr. is fiddling with his rose gold suit jacket. A couple of tables over Collin Sexton is sitting with his family and friends. Towards the front Miles […]

Deerfield High School: Building a Collaborative Culture for Success

November 5, 2018 by  
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At Deerfield High School in suburban Chicago, Athletic Director Robert Ruiz has faced the challenges of being a small school amidst suburban giants — and he’s found some keys to success in his nine years as AD, too. “For a small school, we’re as competitive as most 2,500-4,200-student schools,” Ruiz says. “We win our fair […]

Eastbay A Look Back: Nike OTS College Basketball

October 24, 2018 by  
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In college basketball, Nike’s been dominating the jersey game for decades. The jerseys and shorts from the mid ‘90s are some of the greatest ever designed because of their aesthetics and the great players who wore them, but Nike wasn’t always known for their jersey designs. It all started in 1993 when a new team […]

DeMar DeRozan: Man On A Mission

October 22, 2018 by  
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DeMar DeRozan is a man on a mission this season. Despite all the noise that surrounded him this offseason, DeRozan found a way to block out the distractions and focus on what’s most important: taking his game to the next level. He prepared for his 10th season in the league by training harder and smarter […]

Q&A With Donovan Mitchell

September 24, 2018 by  
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Donovan Mitchell doesn’t mind being the underdog. And he isn’t interested in joining a super team. He’s focused on forging his own path. It’s that mindset that made him one of the most electrifying rookies in the league last season. He’s an elite talent that’s been overlooked his whole life. But not anymore. Mitchell put […]

A Look Back: The Air Max 95 and Air Max Plus

September 21, 2018 by  
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I’ll never forget the first time I laid eyes on an Eastbay catalog. I was in middle school back in 1996. My buddy brought the newest issue into the cafeteria for lunch one day, and my friends and I just sat there flipping through the pages, drooling over the latest Nike basketball shoes and runners. […]

The Best Team Basketball Shoes of 2018

August 27, 2018 by  
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Finding the shoe that fits your game isn’t always an easy task. The shoes on your feet play a part in every hard-earned bucket, well-read steal, or big-time board. A quicker first step, better ankle support, responsive traction – the right shoe can help with all of it. Whatever part of your game you’re looking […]

The Ultimate Training Partners: Zach and Julie Ertz

August 24, 2018 by  
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When it’s time to take your athletic career to the next level, finding a training partner will hold you accountable, so you can excel in your sport. Professional football player, Zach Ertz, and professional soccer player, Julie Ertz, encompass all that it means to be the perfect training partners and the ultimate team. Even though […]

A Look Back: Back to School in the ’90s

August 20, 2018 by  
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For most students, the month of August is a mix of emotions. The warm summer days are still going strong, but the impending return to school is creeping closer and closer. Those first few days of the school year are always crucial footwear-wise. Each student only gets one chance to make a good first impression. […]

From 24 To 1: Saquon Barkley’s Journey To The Top

August 9, 2018 by  
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As a 6 foot, 230-pound athlete with equally ridiculous speed and power, Saquon Barkley is primed to be one of the league’s most exciting tailbacks from the first handoff he takes on September 9 against Jacksonville. We got a chance to sit down with the rookie sensation to cover his journey to stardom and how […]

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