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Top Stories Of The Week: 8/29 – 9/4

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Under Armour and Steph Curry look to repeat on the success of last year. Kanye dominated the VMAs once again and the Yeezy 350 Boosts he wore were somehow an afterthought (that’ll happen when you announce your Presidential candidacy). KD took to Instagram to show us a number of awesome new and old samples too. Check out a week in rewind below and let us know what you’re favorite story of the week was by taking your thoughts to the comments section.

THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN NEWS

The Air Jordan 6 gets recreated as a golf cleat for Mike’s post-retirement sport of choice. We also got word on a release date for the Air Jordan 14 Low “Laney” and Chris Paul’s latest signature sneaker was unveiled.

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Footaction Reveals Release Locations For The Air Jordan 10 “OVO”
The Air Jordan 6 Is Now A Golf Shoe
Air Jordan 14 Low “Laney” – Release Date
A Never Before Seen Colorway Of The Jordan Westbrook 0 Is Here
Chris Paul’s Jordan CP3.9 In “China” Form
Hender Scheme, The Company That Makes High-Quality Jordan Knock-Offs, Is In Big Trouble
Air Jordan 1 “Sport Fuchsia” Is Strictly For Girls

THIS WEEK IN YEEZY BOOST NEWS

Kanye stole the show at the VMAs once again, this time rocking a brand new colorway of the adidas Yeezy 350 Boost while announcing he was running for President in 2020.

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Kanye West Steals The Show At MTV VMAs Again With New Yeezy Boosts
The Yeezy Boost “Beluga” Is Actually An Incredibly Well-Crafted Custom

THIS WEEK IN NIKE BASKETBALL NEWS

Kevin Durant’s Washington Redskins fandom was rewarded with a brand new KD 8 colorway. KD also previewed a new biblical print on the Flyweave upper as well as an alternate Aunt Pearl KD 7.

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Another Reason To Celebrate With the Nike LeBron 12 EXT “Cork”
The Greatest Nike Signature Athletes Convene On The What The LeBron 12
By 13 Signature Shoes, Both LeBron And Jordan Have Reached Six NBA Finals
Military Themes On An Upcoming Nike Kobe 10 Elite High
The Perfect Nike Kobe Release For The Biggest Kobe Fan In The NBA
Nike Brings Back “Easy Money” To The KD 8
Kevin Durant Reveals A Matte Black Nike KD 7 “Aunt Pearl” Sample
Nike KD 8 “Washington Redskins”
Kevin Durant Shows His Religious Side With A Biblical Nike KD 8

THIS WEEK IN NIKE SPORTSWEAR NEWS

Dr. Doom Foamposite Pros are coming back in 2016. We also previewed three upcoming Nike Sock Dart colorways and got word that the infamous “Multi-Color” Flyknit Racers are coming back next week.

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Arguably The Best Nike Flyknit Release In History Is Coming Back Next Week
First Look At The Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Dr. Doom” Releasing Next Year
Three Upcoming Nike Sock Dart Releases That You Need To Know About
Nike Brings Back The Original Cortez, But Don’t Call It The “Forrest Gump” Shoes
Nike Will Celebrate The 20th Anniversary Of The More Uptempo in 2016
Nobody Will Ever Ask You “What Are Those?” When You’re Wearing These Nikes
Get Ready For Another OG Nike Air Presto Release
Introducing The Nike Air Max 90 Utility

THIS WEEK IN NIKE HUARACHE NEWS

The Nike Air Huarache Utility may just be the best Nike Sportswear sneaker of this coming fall. Nike Sportswear also previewed what could be a Nike Huarache “Independence Day” Collection that never was.

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The Air Huarache Utility Might Be The Best Nike Sportswear Sneaker Of The Holiday
Nike Is A Bit Late With These USA-Inspired Huaraches
More Camo Prints Appear On The Nike Air Huarache For Women
A Detailed Look At The Nike Huarache Run Mid
Hints Of Jordan In This New Nike Air Huarache Light
Gum Soles Are The Right Fit For The Nike Air Huarache

THIS WEEK IN UA CURRY NEWS

Steph Curry and Under Armour look to recreate the magic of last year with the UA Curry 2 in an official preview.

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The Most Anticipated Under Armour Sneaker In History Has A Release Date
Is This UA Curry One A Tribute To Coach K?
First Look At The UA Curry One “Championship” Pack
Is This The UA Curry 2 Low?

THIS WEEK IN ADIDAS NEWS

Extra Butter’s “Vanguard Collection” gives us two eclectic takes on adidas Originals staples. We also got a preview of what John Wall will be lacing up this Christmas.

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Here’s What John Wall Is Wearing This Christmas
Get Off Your Butts To Cop This Upcoming adidas Originals Collaboration With Extra Butter

THIS WEEK IN ASICS NEWS

ASICS Tiger messes around with holographic uppers on the seamless Gel Lyte III. More general releases prove how far the running brand’s colorists have come with enticing speckled options too.

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Another Great Colorway of the ASICS GEL-Lyte III For Speckled Sole Enthusiasts
ASICS Continues To Kill It With Awesome GR Releases Of The GEL-Lyte III
Get Ready For Iridescent ASICS GEL-Lyte III Releases

THIS WEEK IN REEBOK NEWS

Reebok and Mastermind Japan are back at it with an unexpected collaboration. Shoe Gallery will also release their very own Reebok Ventilator this weekend.

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Reebok Brings a New Retro Runner Out of the Archives
Mastermind Japan Is Teaming Up With Reebok On Two More Retro Runners
A Trio Of Suedes On The Reebok Classic Leather
Shoe Gallery Infuses Some Miami Heritage Into Their Shiny Reebok Ventilator Collab

THIS WEEK IN SNEAKER TOPICS

We looked back at the surprisingly performance aspects of the Air Jordan 2012 as well as previewed all of September 2015’s sneaker releases. Other featured posts include a look at the best three-way sneaker collaborative efforts and looked at how the world might react to a Swaggy P signature sneaker.

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Jordan 101: The Air Jordan 2012 Gives You Options
Triple Threats: The Best Three-Way Sneaker Collabs
Nick Young Is About To Discover That Having A Signature Shoe Isn’t All That It’s Cracked Up To Be
Pigalle LeBrons, Mambacurials, & Suede Foams Highlight September Sneaker Releases
Dwight Howard Is Ready To Join PEAK Sports, A Brand That Hasn’t Updated Their Website In Five Years

SNEAKER CON ARRIVES IN DETROIT

Detroit balled out at the city’s first ever Sneaker Con stop. Check out an on-feet recap and more below.

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Detroit Showed Out For Their First On-Feet Sneaker Con Recap
Sneaker Con Visits Another New City For The First Time