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Top Stories of the Week: 2/13-2/19

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Another week is in the books, and it was another week filled with plenty of big news in the sneaker world. Just in case you missed any of the major headlines, we’re back again with another edition of  Top Stories, recapping everything you need to know from the last week in the world of kicks. As usual, the adidas Yeezy line stays in the news,but this week we also get new sneakers to keep an eye on like Rihanna’s bold new PUMA silhouette, the return of the Nike Zoom Spiridon, and an all-time classic OG Air Jordan colorway. See all ten top stories below to get you up to speed in the last week of sneaker news.


That’s right, you can own the very pair of the Air Jordan VI Black/Infrared that Michael Jordan wore during the Finals during his first championship run with the Bulls. They’re completely crumbled and will cost you a few thousand dollars, but you can indeed own them, nonetheless.


Rihanna And Puma Create Original Sneaker Design Called The Fenty Trainer

These definitely aren’t going to be for everyone, but PUMA and Rihanna have created one of the brand’s boldest silhouettes ever. What do you think?

Kanye West Donates Autographed Yeezy Boosts For Soles4Souls Charity

Feeling a bit philantropic, Kanye West donated a signed pair of the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 to the Sole4Souls organization. Now if only we could figure out how those signatures resemble his name at all…

MJ’s First Retirement Sneaker Releasing Holiday 2016

Fans of the Air Jordan 9 have something to look forward to later this year, because the most iconic original colorway of the shoe is coming back once again.

adidas NMD Runner Releasing In Full Family Sizes

Good news: now the hottest new adidas sneaker will be available for the whole family.

Jordan x Kobe Collection Sells For Over $240,000

The totally insane Air Jordan collection honoring Kobe Bryant unsurprisingly sold for a very large amount. Drool over the whole set one more time by visiting the link below.

Closer Look At YEEZY Season 3 Footwear

Get a good preview at what the hypebeast community will soon be fiending over with this look at the next wave of Yeezy sneakers. See anything you like?

A Recap Of The Best Sneakers Worn During NBA All-Star Weekend

Review the NBA All-Star Weekend’s greatest sneaker brought out by the stars with this look at all the best on-court models and colorways.

Nike Severs Ties With Manny Pacquiao Amid Boxer’s Anti-Gay Remarks

Nike has officially dropped Manny Pacquiao from their illustrious roster of athletes due to his recent public homophobic comments. See the full story via the link below.

Nike Zoom Spiridon Returns Summer 2016

Nike running shoe collectors are rejoicing, because one of the most asked for models is finally retroing again. It’s the Zoom Spiridon from 1997, which we’re all hoping comes back in original form without any modifications or questionable colorways. We’ll have to wait and see.