Maybe Mark Sanchez is channeling David Beckham/every soccer player with long hair? The Jets quarterback spoke to the media with his hair slicked back and wearing a green headband that received lots of attention. He says there’s “a little fire” inside him as he faces the prospect of a tough competition this off-season. (Photo: Rich Schultz/The Associated Press)
Jordans and Chucks come from the same originary sneaker, a canvas plimsoll from the mid-19th century. Both are named after basketball stars (one black, one white, we might note). So why is the former Jay-Z and the latter Dylan? How did the first become associated with black street culture and the second with white-dominated hipsterism? And what happens when said mostly-white hipsters decide they want to wear dunks too — as they did in the mid-2000s, for about 10 minutes?
I don’t really know what that is or what that means, but as I was about to purchase any plane tickets necessary to attend, my girlfriend informed me that these shoes are probably made for women. But, just as age is only a number, gender is merely a suggestion. Especially when it comes with baseball stitching.