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Roger Federer and Wilson Debut New Rackets 0

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  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • August 25, 2014, 3:30 PM

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The US Open begins today, and if watching the best tennis players in the world compete against one another makes you want to hit the court Wilson has some new gear you might want to check out. At the end of June, the equipment company unveiled its latest Pro Staff rackets, a line it developed with all-time great Roger Federer.

This racket represents the most extensive collaboration between an elite player of Roger’s caliber and Wilson,” says Mike Dowse, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. President. “The result is a groundbreaking racket that will benefit tennis players worldwide.”
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Nike Introduces Vapor 360 Fielding Glove 0

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  • Posted by: Scott Chiusano
  • July 16, 2014, 3:39 PM

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If you’ve always been frustrated by the prospect of having to break in a brand new baseball glove, you can pack away your shaving cream and glove oil. Yesterday, Nike introduced its new Vapor 360 fielding glove, which is the first ever that doesn’t require any breaking in.
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May the Vans Be With You! 0

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  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • June 5, 2014, 9:22 AM

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If you love Star Wars and skating, Vans has some gear for you. The new Vans x Star Wars collection of skate shoes and lifestyle wear brings your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away — like Yoda and Darth Vader — as well as artwork from the movies to the classic Vans sneaker.

Check out some looks from the collection (including a weird Hawaiian-print shoe with a bunch of hidden Yodas). But first: Chewbacca skateboarding!
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New Topps Gear Throws Things Way Back 0

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  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • May 30, 2014, 3:51 PM

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Heads up, baseball fans. If you're looking for some gear to set you apart from other fans, check out what Topps (yes, the baseball card company) just made available: Rad throwback shirts that celebrate some of the best teams of the '70s and '80s.

There are seven t-shirts in the series — the 1974 Oakland A's, 1977 New York Yankees, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates, 1984 Detroit Tigers, 1984 Chicago Cubs, 1986 New York Mets, and 1988 LA Dodgers — that look and feel like they were pulled right out of the Astroturf Era. That's the Oakland shirt at the top of the page. The others are below. Check 'em out:
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Zepp Labs Announces New Tennis App 0

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  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • May 20, 2014, 1:40 PM

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Dedicated readers of SI Kids will know Zepp Labs. Back in April, we included their product Zepp Baseball — a sensor that attaches to the bottom of a bat to provide a player with data on his swing through a mobile app — in our 2014 Baseball Gear Guide. The company also produces a golf sensor and, today, it unveiled its latest gadget, Zepp Tennis.
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Bauer Lets Goaltenders Unleash Their Inner Jedi (or Sith) 1

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  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • May 13, 2014, 2:59 PM

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Need a little help in the crease? Then unleash your inner Jedi (or Dark Lord of the Sith) with Bauer's new headgear. Yesterday the hockey equipment giant debuted five Star Wars-inspired goalie masks featuring some of the most popular characters in the series: Luke Skywalker, Yoda, Boba Fett, Clone Troopers, and, of course, Darth Vader.
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Scwinn CycleNav: Your Bike's First GPS 1

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  • Posted by: Vidur Malik
  • April 25, 2014, 3:13 PM

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The weather’s getting warmer, which means it’s time to get back out on your bike! And if you plan on riding to some new areas this summer, you should check out the Schwinn CycleNav. The compact GPS device – the first of its kind for bikes – will get you anywhere you want to go with the help of turn-by-turn voice directions and arrows that light up to guide you.
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