Every year, the NCAA Tournament brings with it expected outcomes… and not so expected ones (sorry to anyone who picked New Mexico to go to the Final Four. *Gulp* Me…). But we always know Georgetown, UNC and Cal are going to get laced with some ridiculous heat from Jordan Brand. This year is no exception. Read More »
Word came out yesterday that Jabari Bird, a 6-5 wing player and 5-star recruit, had committed to play for Cal. The Salesian High (Calif.) superstar is another foothold in Cal’s quest to get back their standing as a West Coast powerhouse as Bird is their first 5-star recruit since Leon Powe. Bird won’t be visiting anymore schools, and will be bringing his hops to the Bears next season. Check out the best plays of Bird’s summer here, courtesy of YayAreasFinest. Read More »
Five NCAA teams that got my attention this past weekend for various reasons:
1. NORTH CAROLINA (2-2)
Those who thought the Tar Heels were overrated — cracking the AP preseason Top 10 following an NIT finish — were proven right after UNC lost twice at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic, which happened to be their first encounter with major-conference competition. Read More »
When it comes to sneaker spots, you want a mixture between great product and excellent service. There’s nothing worse than walking in to a swanky boutique and having some dude in skinny jeans stare at you as if you don’t belong. That’s why Westlake Village’s Tradition has been my spot since they opened their doors in November of 2006. After featuring them in Dime #42, owners Andrew Kline and Jason Gaines have decided to expand further into the 805, opening their newest store on Main Street in Ventura. Read More »
Check out the web-exclusive extended version of skate legend Paul Rodriguez‘s new commercial from Nike SB. Inspired by Ice Cube‘s 1993 hip-hop classic “It Was A Good Day,” the spot shows Paul’s version of what a perfect, sun-drenched day on the board would look like in LA.