Latest Shoes News

Shoes pulled from Katy Perry line after blackface criticism

Feb. 12, 2019 11:10 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry's fashion line has pulled two types of shoes after some people compared them to blackface. The Ora Face Block Heel and Rue Face Slip-On Loafers were released last summer in nine different colors. They included protruding eyes, nose and red lips. In a statement released Tuesday...

Future is now: Nike's next self-lacing shoe hitting shelves

Feb. 11, 2019 4:08 PM EST

Nike's latest performance basketball shoe, from concept to reality, took about three years to put together. Or 30 years, depending on how you count. The Nike Adapt BB — a self-lacing smart shoe that can be controlled by a smartphone — gets released to the public on Sunday, a date that just happens...

NBA Fashion: All-Stars break out specialty shoes for weekend

Feb. 11, 2019 1:24 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA players once again will be sharing personal stories this weekend during All-Star festivities — and using basketball shoes as a platform to get their message out. When Kevin Durant takes the floor on Sunday he'll be wearing pink Nike KD 11 Aunt Pearls shoes bearing the...

NBA All-Stars: Who is wearing what shoe brands this weekend

Feb. 11, 2019 12:13 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA players will breakout special shoes this weekend during the All-Star game. Here a list of who will be wearing what: NIKE Giannis Antetokounmpo, Karl-Anthony Towns, Bradley Beal, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Paul George, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Nikola Jokic, Khris Middleton,...

Rockets' fashionable forward Tucker turns designer

Feb. 1, 2019 4:14 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — P.J. Tucker has become such a fashion icon that he is no longer simply wearing designer pieces. He is making them. The Houston Rockets forward collaborated with Italian designer Giuseppe Zanotti on a sneaker that was released in December. His latest collaboration, a shirt from New York...

Military recruits getting Made-in-the-USA athletic trainers

Jan. 27, 2019 8:46 AM EST

NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — Thanks to congressional intervention, military recruits are going be outfitted in Made-in-the-USA goods right down to their sneakers used for physical fitness training. New Balance in New England, along with two companies based in Texas and Missouri, is producing Made-in-the-USA...

Crump's 21 points lift hot-shooting Dogs past Texas, 98-88

Jan. 26, 2019 6:25 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tom Crean couldn't help but marvel at Georgia's shooting from the floor, on 3-pointers and from the free-throw line. "Not sure I've ever coached a team in all my 19 years that shot that well," said Crean, the former Indiana and Marquette coach in his first season in Athens. Tyree Crump...