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Video: Eddie Vedder Sings Jingle in Chicago Cubs Commercial

posted by Oscar April 2, 2017

Lifelong superfan Eddie Vedder appears in a new commercial for the Chicago Cubs. In the clip, the lead singer of Pearl Jam gets recruited by Cubs players Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo to craft the jingle for their fictional Bryzzo Souvenir Company. The jingle actually rocks, so it’s safe to say that Bryzzo did become a thing, Vedder’s jam would surely help the likes of Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber, and Javi Baez a boost in their souvenirs sales.

Check out the clip above.

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Chance The Rapper Launches New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for CPS, Chicago Bulls Will Donate $1 Million

posted by Oscar March 31, 2017

Daaaaamn Chano, back at it again with another initiative to help the children of Chicago! Chance The Rapper has held another press conference today in Chicago at Paul Robeson High School, during which he announced the launch of Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago Public Schools.

Previously, Chance announced a $1 million donation for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), using his nonprofit Social Works to hold a running campaign calling for more donations. For every $100K they raise, $10K will go to a specific Chicago public high school or elementary school. Donate here.

At today’s event, Chance delivered the news that since the previous conference he has raised $2.2 million for CPS, including contributions from Scooter Braun (AKA Kanye West’s & Justin Bieber’s manager) and Hannibal Buress. The biggest revelation on that front was the fact that the Chicago Bulls have matched the $1 million originally brought to the table.

Chance also announced the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund, which “will bring arts programs and materials to schools.” In a collaboration with the Children’s First Fund and in partnership with Ingenuity, the fund will be investing resources directly into CPS starting at the beginning of the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.

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Red 2017 U.S. National Team Kits Unveiled

posted by Oscar February 14, 2017

U.S. Soccer has chosen Valentine’s Day to unveil the new red kits for both the Men’s and Women’s national teams. The red kits are similar to the current home jersey with symbolic design accents that show off the nation’s patriotic side, including “1 Nation” and “1 Team” on the inside cuffs of the sleeve, in addition to “USA” displayed on the neckline.

The USWNT will be the first to use it, introducing it at the 2017 SheBelieves Cup set to take place from March 1-7, and the Men’s National Team will first put on the new uniform on March 24 for their World Cup qualifying match against Honduras in San Jose, California.

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Chicago Fire Unveil 2017 Secondary Kit

posted by Oscar February 6, 2017

Our fair city’s favorite soccer club, the Chicago Fire have revealed their Secondary kit for the forthcoming 2017 season. The club is celebrating its 20th season and for their “Away” jersey they took inspiration from the tone at the center of the logo.

Some of the notable kit details include the jocktag that reads “Est. 1997,” crossed axes on back neck tape that match the primary kit, and six-pointed red stars lifted from Chicago municipal flag on sleeve trim as well as socks.

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Nike Celebrates Wayne Rooney’s Club Goals Record with Hypervenom WR250

posted by Oscar January 22, 2017

This weekend was a historic one for Wayne Rooney, who scored his 250th goal for Manchester United. The goal scored in a 1-1 draw against Stoke City made Rooney the all-time leading goalscorer for United, reaching the feat in 12 years with the club, 5 years faster than the previous record holder, Sir Bobby Charlton.

Last fall Rooney broke another record when he became England’s all-time leading scorer with 50 goals.

To celebrate the historic achievement Nike has announced the special edition Hypervenom WR250. The new kicks come in red and white, the colors he sports for both club and country, with a special logo created featuring a crown and his record breaking number on the tongue of the boot. According to Nike, when placed side-by-side, the pair forms the St George’s Cross across the uppers, connecting to England once more.

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adidas and Paul Pogba Launch First adidas Soccer x Paul Pogba Collection

posted by Oscar January 16, 2017

Manchester United ace (and most expensive player in the world) Paul Pogba has connected with adidas to launch their collaborative adidas x Pogba Collection. The collection is designed in Pogba’s style, inspired by fashion and Hip Hop culture, offers streetwear and soccer gear including on and off the field footwear, clothing and accessories. The entire range features a newly designed ‘PP’ logo.

In a news release, the French international said “The launch of the adidas x Pogba Collection is the first step of my wish to leave my mark and shows how I view soccer, both on and off the pitch.”

The adidas x Pogba Collection will feature the new ACE 17+ PURECONTROL in Pogba’s signature black and gold. The boot comes with extra gold plating, a unique marble effect on the upper, ‘Pogboom’ etched on the webbing and trademark ‘PP’ logo on the webbing and tongue. Check out some more pieces after the jump. Continue Reading


Nike Celebrates Cristiano Ronaldo’s 2016 Ballon d’Or Win with Limited-Edition Mercurial Superfly CR7 Vitórias

posted by Oscar December 12, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the 2016 Ballon d’Or to rack up his fourth title so far. The Portuguese Real Madrid star had a stellar year for club and country that saw him also win UEFA Champions League title and the UEFA Euro 2016 championship.

Nike is commemorating Cristiano Ronaldo’s achievements with the limited-edition Mercurial Superfly CR7 “Vitórias.” As Nike points out in their announcement:

The “Vitórias” boot upper and its signature speed ribs feature a stylish Pure Platinum upper with a subtle blue metallic shine and an elegant fade from heel to toe. The Metallic Gold plate is a nod to the gold trophies Ronaldo won this year and the heel graphic reads “Vitórias,” Portuguese for victories. The CR7 logo and Swoosh are further highlighted by an iridescent shimmer.

777 pairs of individually numbered Mercurial Superfly CR7 Vitórias will be available via and select retailers in early 2017. Siiii! Check out the new kicks below. Continue Reading


NFL Helmets Reimagined by Artists in Mexico

posted by Oscar November 21, 2016


Mexico City is hosting the NFL tonight with the first Monday Night Football match played outside of the US. To set the mood for the Oakland Raiders and the Houston Texans’ bout at the iconic Azteca Stadium, local artists reimagined the helmets for each team in the league.

As with any piece of art, appreciating it really depends on the individual, but there were definitely some redesigned NFL team helmets that looked doper than others. My favorite? It was hard to choose between the Philadelphia Eagles (above), the Detroit Lions, and the Dallas Cowboys. One thing that was a little bit easier to assess was that, much like their performance on the field this season, the Chicago Bears is pretty much the worst. The rest of the helmets are pretty dope overall.

Check out the rest of the Mexican artists’ NFL team helmets below. Continue Reading


Video: Bill Murray Plus Members of the Chicago Cubs Sing “Go Cubs Go” on ‘SNL’

posted by Oscar November 6, 2016

The celebration of the historic achievement for the Chicago Cubs, who won their first World Series in 108 years during the week, continued over the weekend thanks to ultimate fan and SNL alum Bill Murray led Cubs players Anthony Rizzo, David Ross and Dexter Fowler in an appearance on SNL’s “Weekend Update” segment.

Murray and his Cubbies hit up the show dressed as a barbershop quartet to perform Steve Goodman’s Cubs theme “Go Cubs Go,” finishing off with a fade to the Cubs Win Flag.

Right before the World Series victory, The Hood Internet mashed up Chance The Rapper’s “No Problem” with the Cubs theme. Check that out here.

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Video: Future feat. Drake – “Used to This”

posted by Oscar November 4, 2016

For their latest collab video, Future and Drake come together on the soccer pitch to command their respective teams of ladies in the visuals for their new song “Used To This.” Perhaps the icing on the cake here is not only seeing both squads in Mexico jerseys, but we also get to see both leading men sporting our motherland’s home and away kits too!

Needless to say, this video is better suited for viewing away from your cubicle! Watch it above.