LeBron James might be the best player in the league. And the San Antonio Spurs might be the hottest team in the playoffs (right now). But when it comes to jersey sales, Kobe Bean Bryant is #1. Again.
Bryant's tank topped the NBA's year-end list of most popular jerseys for the second season in a row, with King James finishing as the runner-up (do they flip-flop positions at the end of next season if LeBron wins a title this year? Hmm...). No Spurs made the list, which did include a few surprises...More »
What do you get when you combine the classic look of the Nike Trainer SC with a fresh coat of "Baseball Glove"-flavored paint?
You get a shoe befitting the one-and-only Bo Jackson. Aka, the sneakers you see here.
The SC 2010's, created to honor Jackson's days as a homerun-mashing force of nature (as well as the "Bo Knows..." commercials the sneakers inspired... check near the ankle if you don't believe me!), go on sale next month... but you can pre-order a pair now by visiting Eastbay.More »
As always, the NFL draft was filled with the assumed, the abrupt, and the amazing. And after sorting through all 255 picks, it was clear which teams came out on top and which teams lagged behind...More »
If you’re new to the Dugout Dispatch, welcome to my favorite time of the week, when I unveil my Stinky Five. Every Friday I’ll scour the previous week’s news and standings to find the five stinkiest teams, players, coaches, really anything baseball related. Without further ado, here is the inaugural Stinky Five of 2010…More »
Today is April 22. Baseball season is less than three weeks old. Yet MLB has already launched the online All Star ballot.
How ridiculous is it that All-Star voting begins this early? Well, just look at some of the guys who would deserve to make the team if the game happened today.
Your starting second baseman for the National League All Stars wouldn’t be Chase Utley. It would be Casey McGehee of the Milwaukee Brewers.More »
The 2010 Jordan Brand Classic -- an annual All-Star game for some of the top high school basketball players in the world -- was held last week in New York City, and when the players arrived in the Big Apple, SIKIDS.com was there to chronicle what happened!
Keep reading for a Q&A I conducted with Harrison Barnes*, the No. 1 high school player in the country (according to ESPNU). We discuss his basketball future (Barnes will be attending the University of North Carolina this fall), his hobbies, and a whole lot more! Also, be sure to check back later in the week for more pics and videos from the 2010 JBC, as well as my performance grades for all the players in the East vs. West game...More »
I spent this afternoon hanging out with the top draft prospects at New York's Central Park. Check in later this week for my video coverage, but for now take a look at my mock draft...More »