October 15, 1986, the New York Mets came from a three run deficit in the 9th and beat the Houston Astros in 16 innings to win the pennant. This film recreates the Mets’ infamous post-game celebration: from champagne in the jacuzzi to the destruction of a perfectly good Ozark Airlines DC10. Starring the voices of Lenny Dykstra, Dwight Gooden, Kevin Mitchell, and Darryl Strawberry. Directed, illustrated and animated by James Blagden
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Our latest “Sole Access” episode sees host George Kiel on campus at the University of Arizona to check out the Wildcats basketball facilities and footwear.
Antonio Cromartie has been through many ups and downs as an NFL cornerback. But this past offseason he found himself dealing with someone else’s controversy, as the Jets were rocked by IK Enempali’s jaw-shattering sucker punch of Geno Smith. We took a leisurely drive with Antonio to discuss the aftermath of that incident, how he’s improved his money management skills during his time in the league, and whether or not Coach Bowles would ask his players to chase rabbits around the practice field.
Neighborhood boxing has been going on in The Bronx for decades. Gather up some folks from the neighborhood, get a few kids to throw some gloves on and charge everybody $5 to watch. Now, two men are taking it to a different level. With support from 50 Cent and prizes like automobiles for top winners, underground boxing is making a big push in the BX.
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After touring the Baylor University Football’s facility last week, we now return with the basketball edition of our exclusive look at Baylor University. This time around, host George Kiel links up with Austin Mills and Taurean Prince – both Baylor Bear basketball players – to discuss the roster’s affinity for sneakers and certain kicks they’re saving for the season. Kiel also connects with former Baylor Bear Isaiah Austin, as he shares and shows his five favorite sneakers.
With the NBA season freshly underway, we spent a day with Dwyane Wade in Miami. First, he met with shot impersonator Brandon Armstrong who unveiled his newest impersonation of the All-Star shooting guard. After that we traveled to D Wade’s office to talk the evolution of NBA fashion from rocking tall t’s to treating press conferences like runway shows. We also talk with his stylist, Calyann Barnett. Presented by Stance.
For our first college edition of Sole Access, host George Kiel tours the Baylor University Football Team’s amazing facility in the latest episode. Check out the limitless amount of uniform combinations and Baylor’s NIKEiD KD8s.
Neighborhood boxing has been going on in The Bronx for decades. Gather up some folks from the neighborhood, get a few kids to throw some gloves on and charge everybody $5 to watch. Now, two men are taking it to a different level. With support from 50 Cent and prizes like automobiles for top winners, underground boxing is making a big push in the BX. Catch part two next Monday.
“New York is the greatest city on the planet, I think. But you’re not a New Yorker if you don’t wake up some days and be like ‘man, fuck this place.’”
In the third episode of Stay Melo we stick around New York City and hit Melo’s personal gym at Terminal 23 to see him get ready for the season with former teammate Iman Shumpert. Then we head to Red Hook, Brooklyn to track down Melo’s childhood home and visit the studio of street artist Swoon. Along the way Melo dishes on his relationship with New York and struggles with the media.
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Old news when Stephen a smith went gangsta on KD saying he dont want beef!. Stephen about that life! old but decided to post it anyway.
We kick off Season 2 of our Sole Access with a look inside the Phoenix Suns facility. In today’s episode, George Kiel visits Jay Gaspar, the Phoenix Suns equipment manager of 30 years, as he gives us an exclusive tour inside the team’s main locker room, their spacious equipment and much more. Check out the sneaker-filled lockers of Kicks On Court Champion P.J. Tucker, Markieff Morris and the new Suns uniforms in the video above.
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With the 2015 NFL season getting underway, what better time to celebrate then to kick off season 2 of Gridiron Kicks with your host Pierce Simpson, as he takes a look at some of the best NFL footwear seen throughout Week 1.
Zack Hample isn’t your typical fan at a ball game. He’s there to snag baseballs, and do it with a studied, meticulous approach. In this VICE Sports exclusive, we hung out with the “Ball Hawk” in the days following his catch of Alex Rodriguez’s 3000th hit. While in some ways it served as the pinnacle of his time in the stands it also brought with it a firestorm of media coverage and public opinion that wasn’t always friendly. Life can be lonely in the bleachers, too.
Throughout the NBA offseason VICE Sports and Carmelo Anthony are exploring street sport cultures around the world. In our premiere episode, Melo travels to Cuba to explore the rise of soccer in a nation synonymous with baseball, ride a 1950s drop top in the rain, and grab some fresh rolled Cuban cigars along the way.
For two weeks each summer, tennis takes over courts across New York City. And it all culminates in Queens with the biggest, baddest major: The US Open. Voiced by Nas. Music is “Piano Jam” by Kygo.
When your team makes it to the NBA Finals, it’s a big deal, especially in a town like Oakland where they’ve been waiting a long time to see the Golden State Warriors win. So we went to Oakland and asked individuals who claimed to be Warriors fans about a bunch of fake players, fake strategies, and fake other stuff we made up. #LieWitnessNews
Before the NBA Finals started, the reporters from around the world converged on Oakland to interview the Warriors and Cavaliers at an event called “Media Day.” Our parking lot security guard Guillermo was there to ask some questions of his own.
I’m an unemployed graphic designer who misses the NFL and has to watch basketball with his friends. Here is “If the NBA had helmets”, hope you enjoy.
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Over the weekend, Anthony Davis excited basketball and sneaker fans with his prolific play in a gold PE pair of the Nike Air Max Hyperposite 2. While Davis is the latest NBA superstar to lace up a pair of ‘posites in the postseason, we thought it’d be best to trace the lineage. From Penny Hardaway to Kevin Garnett to Chris Bosh, get a history of Foamposite sightings on the NBA’s big stage in the video above.