TAG: Portland

College / Dec 5, 2014 / 10:00 am

Portland State Player Fakes Handshake Before Steal & Meaningless Jam

Portland State's Bryce White

This is pretty disgraceful, and a good example of what not to do as a college athlete. Portland State basketball player Bryce White should become a synonym for donkey after the disrespectful way he handled the end of his Portland State Vikings 83-71 loss to the Portland Pilots on Wednesday. Read More »

College / Aug 17, 2012 / 4:00 pm

College Super Tournament Of Nike Schools Is Close To Happening

Michigan State

Sixteeen Nike-sponsored universities from eight college conferences are getting closer to creating a branded tournament as a tribute to Nike co-founder Phil Knight in 2017, ESPN reported yesterday. The names, as expected, are some of the biggest headliners in college basketball — Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky included. Technically, it will be two eight-team tournaments because NCAA rules prohibit two teams from the same conference playing at the same regular-season tournament. Working around that means the party for Knight’s 80th birthday is ready to go, as long as it can find a TV partner (and ESPN is very interested). Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 26, 2009 / 5:33 pm

Top 50 Sneaker Stores: Compound Gallery (#23)

Compound Gallery

Just like an art collector scouring the globe for a masterpiece, sole searching sneaker fiends will go to great lengths to find an exclusive pair of kicks. Back in Dime #25 (August 2006), we put together a list of the Top 25 Sneaker Stores when the kick game had never been bigger. But while that list was limited to mostly US spots, we decided in our 50th issue to take it worldwide. Read More »