White Reebok classic: The return of a legend

White sneakers have gone double-platinum on pop culture charts everywhere, topping Chuck Taylor Cons and even the iconic Air Jordans. Who could have picked it – not even Billboard. But when exactly did Reebok’s classic white club shoes from 1985 start re-emerging? Did the Doc and Marty bring them back in the Dolorean? Were they… Continue reading White Reebok classic: The return of a legend

Air Jordan as an Icon

Netflix’s Last Dance documentary was gripping. But the soaring on-court Air Jordan that we loved so much, is distinctly different in retrospect. Or, at least, the idea of Jordan, a high-flying hero with a great smile and superhuman talent, isn’t quite the same thing as his day-to-day persona in the trenches for the Chicago Bulls.… Continue reading Air Jordan as an Icon

The Lasting Allure Of LaMelo

Back in December, before the chaos of 2020, the future of the National Basketball League was all at once about a talented and highly touted import carrying the weight of international promotion over and above anything a Hemsworth or former Neighbours star like Margot Robbie might ever achieve. Let’s call it the Allure of LaMelo,… Continue reading The Lasting Allure Of LaMelo

NFL flexes its content muscle

The NFL cleverly makes audibles on which games it will slot into prime time, recently moving the Bears – Rams game into a headline spot. It’s easy to see what goes into a decision like this when the two ‘replacement’ teams are from major cities. But while Chicago versus Los Angeles sounds good on paper,… Continue reading NFL flexes its content muscle

Hawks, Bruins go classical

View this post on Instagram ◾️▫️◾️©️◾️▫️◾️ A post shared by Chicago Blackhawks (@nhlblackhawks) on Nov 10, 2018 at 6:29am PST There are few things that stir our drink like a throwback jersey. And let’s face it, throwbacks typically don’t come any smoother than those produced by the NHL. The Winter Classic games in particular, help… Continue reading Hawks, Bruins go classical

Melbourne Cup’s global appeal

View this post on Instagram Megan Gale with Magic Circle and The Lexus Melbourne Cup ready for tomorrow's big race. Picture: Tim Carrafa. #Heraldsun #Melbourne @timcarrafa #melbournecup #springracing @megankgale #flemington @flemingtonvrc A post shared by Herald Sun (@heraldsunphoto) on Nov 4, 2018 at 11:51pm PST The race that stops Australia continues to give pause to… Continue reading Melbourne Cup’s global appeal