My latest article for Sports Illustrated had me taking an exclusive with Kobe Bryant and Nike’s Eric Avar to discuss sneakers as a snapshot of his career. The interview and video lets us explore how Kobe views each individual signature sneaker while looking at the technology that makes it work. Check out the full feature via SI here.
The story behind the wild mask that Marshawn Lynch uses while warming up is told. I interviewed the mask’s creator and talked uses and Marshawn with him as part of this Sports Illustrated article that includes an interview with Lynch. Check out the story here.
Check out my segment on 120 Sports video where I discuss Chambers Bay and the June US Open. Here’s the link.
Super Bowls include quite a bit of the unusual, but for the second time ever, the Super Bowl will be played on a retractable field. The University of Phoenix Stadium offered up North America’s first retractable field when it originally opened. See how the NFL has prepped this year’s retractable version via my Sports Illustrated article here.
Under Armour revealed a highly patterned set of new college hoops uniforms for a select roster of teams. Learn more via my Sports Illustrated post.
Adidas took its Energy Boost technology and made it more, debuting Ultra Boost for the first time in a running shoe. Learn what makes this technology new and what we can expect to see more of in the future via my Tech Talk with Tim Newcomb column for Sports Illustrated.
I take a look at how organizers prepare the course and the surrounding village for the X Games in Aspen. Read about it via my Sports Illustrated article here.
In Stance’s first NBA All-Star game the company went with tie-dye to show off their style. Take a look at more information via my Sports Illustrated post here.
For Black History Month, Adidas went to Kareem for inspirational quotes to spread across a pack of four sepia-colored shoes. Check out photos and more via my Sports Illustrated story.
Gore-Tex revels in the outdoor world, creating fabrics used in most major apparel brands. The latest products, though, take on the outdoors with a softer touch. Check out the way Gore-Tex is doing breathable waterproofing via my Sports Illustrated article here.