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Nike athletes celebrate Kobe Bryant for #MambaDay

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant will be playing in his final game Wednesday night as he will retire after 20 seasons in the NBA. Bryant spent his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers after being acquired in a trade on draft day. He's won five NBA titles, a two-time NBA Finals MVP and one NBA MVP award. To honor his incredible career, 34 Nike athletes, including LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Elena D ...

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Chicago man re-creates March Madness moments

Chicago man re-created some March Madness moments It's March and that means the best month for sports is here. With March Madness tipping off in just under 24 hours, the excitement is at an all-time high. One Chicago man, Sam Healy, decided to re-create 13 of the most iconic shots in March Madness history. The Ukrainian Village resident took to a local court to film and turned it into a masterpiece. Watch b ...

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Kickboxers put on a show at GLORY 27 in Chicago

HOFFMAN ESTATES- Glory, the premier kickboxing promotion in the world, came to Chicago on Friday for the first time in three years. The night full of hard-hitting, jaw-dropping fights at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates ended with one of the oddest moments in kickboxing history. Glory Middleweight champion Artem Levin (50-5-2) dropped his belt to contender Simon Marcus (43-2-2) amid controversy. This f ...

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McDonald’s Powerade Jam Fest moved to The Chicago Theatre

The Powerade Jam Fest and 3-pt shooting contest are always one of the many highlights during the McDonald's All-American Games festivities. And this year it just got that much better. On Thursday it was announced that the Powerade Jam Fest and 3-point contest have been moved to a historic location. The event will take place Monday, March 28th and will bring a new experience to the 91-year-old theatre. Via p ...

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Air Jordan XXX officially unveiled in Chicago

The wait is finally over. The Air Jordan XXX was officially unveiled in Chicago on Thursday, marking the latest signature shoe in the Jordan Brand line. Jordan Brand helped a special event to unveil the new shoe with famous designer Tinker Hatfield, responsible for several Air Jordans, was on hand to discuss the new model.Hatfield began his working in February of 2015 said he received his inspiration from a ...

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Nike to host Chicago Marathon Experience

On Sunday, thousands of runners from around the world will descend on Chicago to run the annual Chicago Marathon through the city. To celebrate the big event, Nike+ is hosting a few cool events for runners and and Nike+ members to give everyone at the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon a full experience. Saturday events The first event will take place on Saturday at 9:06 a.m. as Nike is providing a prep ...

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Gatorade to celebrate 50th anniversary at Ole Miss-Florida on Saturday

Gatorade officially turned 50 on Friday but the celebration is just beginning. The company will host a big 50th birthday bash this weekend centered around Saturday's big game between Ole Miss and Florida in Gainesville. The company was founded on Oct. 2, 1965 and has been a staple in sports ever since. Prominent athletes such as former Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan, Peyton Manning, Tiger Woods, Bryce H ...

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National Sports Collectors Convention takes over Chicago

If you're a collector of sports memorabilia, then Chicago is the place to be this weekend. The 36th Annual National Sports Collectors Convention will take place this weekend beginning with special sneak peak Wednesday, July 29th. The event will take place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL and will feature vendors selling the latest in memorabilia. There will be something for everyo ...

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Kevin Hart teams up with Nike for special run

Kevin Hart will bring his WHAT NOW TOUR to Chicago on July 31st  but before he hits the stage Hart is hitting the lakefront. Hart has teamed up with Nike+ Run Club to bring Chicago residents a 5K "Local Run With Hart" Friday morning. The event will begin at 7:36 a.m. at the Field Museum in Chicago with check-in beginning at 6:30 a.m. https://twitter.com/KevinHart4real/status/626507333376606208 The run will ...

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TF South High School graduate hits 10K half court shot

The Chi League All-Star event provided fans with some special entertainment over the weekend as the league heads into the second half of its season. Fans packed Whitney Young High School for another week of action and one lucky fan left $10,000 richer. During the All-Star event, TF South High School graduate Willie Cole hit a half-court shot to win $10,000. The 18-year-old just graduated high school and was ...

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