23 Jul
Really piss people off while celebrating German victory

Germany’s best and least disastrous victory since their infamous loss during the Good War recently took place on the football pitch this month, hence this shirt’s Third Reich reminiscent statement of “Endsieg” (final victory). Although some might argue the shirt has Nazi-esque messaging — what with its pronouncement of “Weltmeister” (they may say it means […]


16 Jul
Timekeepers & ball tossers, in an 8-mile sort of way

Shinola, the rare Detroit watchmaker, is founded upon the principle of quality American-made goods. While we’re sure to be hearing more from them on the watchmaking tip — and they have indeed just released nine new timepieces — their new line of individually crafted, high-quality leather-bound sporting goods are especially noteworthy. Get your game on […]


15 Jun
Celebrate the world's greatest sporting event on BBC 1Xtra

With the ball just dropping for the 2014 FIFA World Cup yesterday, Diplo kicked off  with his hour-long mix on the BBC 1Xtra Mistajam. The Brazilian location of the soccer showdown seems to have had some impression on the mix, as much of the mix is heavy with Latin-American verve, not to mention some big-name remixes of […]


6 Jun
Bend it like Paul Smith... in soccer decorum

To best accessorize the World Cup, Paul Smith has created a limited-edition run of 250 designer footballs that bear his signature stripe. The size 5 ball is also decked out with a colorful Chevron pattern and comes with a dust bag. But just be aware that if you’re really amped about dandying up  the soccer field, you’ll […]


6 Feb
From the Raxus Prime Jawas to the Nal Hutta Hutts

What if the NFL existed in the Star Wars universe? Or rather, what if Jedi Knights traveled inter-dimensionally to our universe, and decided to make a little extra side cheddar playing professional ball? Chances are they’d pretty much kick everyone’s ass — I’d like to see what the Dagobah Yodas would do to Ndamukong Suh’s punk […]


9 Dec
How your American Football is made every Sunday

Usually you watch a broadcast of a sports game and really never think of the amount of work and complexity that goes on behind the scenes to bring you the game. Or, maybe you do. Maybe you watch the carefully choreographed production and wonder exactly how that happens. SB Nation’s latest mini-documentary, Sunday Symphony, sheds […]


8 Jan
Reinvigorating the French brand's innovative intentions

Under the creative direction of Christophe Pillet, Design Director at Lacoste,, the French brand looks to regain its once lofty place as an innovator in product design. Enter their Lacoste Lab project, wherein the Biting Crocodile collaborates with a variety of top brands to create a suite of well-curated products — including everything from skate […]


10 Jan
The French alligator branches out to athletic equipment

Lacoste has always been known for their iconic polo shirts, but is now recalling the athletic past of their tennis star founder Jean René Lacoste with their new collection of sports equipment. In crisp white and green colors, Lacoste collaborated with French retailer colette to produce a bike, boomerang, football, skis, surfboard, motorcycle helmet and […]