A Look Back: July 1999

A Look Back: July 1999

Take A Look Back to the July 1999 Eastbay catalog with @Nikestories and check out the history of multiple legendary Nike sneakers.

The Best Volleyball Gear Of 2018

The Best Volleyball Gear Of 2018

Dominate the court with the best volleyball gear of 2018. We have the latest shoes and equipment from your favorite brands.

The Two Sides Of Alvin Kamara

The Two Sides Of Alvin Kamara

We got a chance to sit down with the New Orleans star Alvin Kamara and talk about what makes him so unique on and off the field.

Live At The Opening Finals

Live At The Opening Finals

Tune in throughout the week for daily updates from The Opening Finals, the nation’s premiere high school 7-on-7 football event.

A Look Back: June 2003

A Look Back: June 2003

Take a look back at Sneaker History from 15 years ago with the hottest Nike and Jordan shoes from the Eastbay June 2003 catalog.

Making History: The AAU Sullivan Award

Making History: The AAU Sullivan Award

Michael Phelps. Shawn Johnson. Ezekiel Elliott. For 88 years, the AAU Sullivan Award has been presented to the nation’s best amateur athlete.

A Look Back: The Air Jordan XI “Playoffs”

A Look Back: The Air Jordan XI “Playoffs”

The Air Jordan XI ‘Playoffs’ is widely known as one of the greatest sneakers of all time. Drew Hammell takes a look back at the legendary shoe through the years.

7-on-7 Football Gear Guide

7-on-7 Football Gear Guide

From cleats to gloves to apparel, here is your 2018 7-on-7 Football Gear Guide. Get the latest gear from the biggest brands.

Live At The 2018 Ballislife All-American Game

Live At The 2018 Ballislife All-American Game

From Nassir Little to Shareef O’Neal, this year’s Ballislife All-American Game is filled with many of the best basketball recruits in the nation and we’re giving you VIP access.

Eastbay End-Of-Season Twitter Awards

Eastbay End-Of-Season Twitter Awards

With the 2018 playoffs tipping off, we thought we’d take a look back at some of those random moments from throughout the season that blew up Twitter.

Weekly Women’s Must-Haves

Weekly Women’s Must-Haves

Every week we’ll be featuring our top women’s pick and breaking down why it’s essential for your wardrobe. Check back for the hottest clothing and shoes in our Women’s Must-Haves blog.

The Secret Behind Boris Berian’s Speed

The Secret Behind Boris Berian’s Speed

What does it take to be the best? Talent isn’t enough. Elite coaching isn’t enough. The strictest training isn’t enough. Boris Berian has the secret.

Live At New Balance Nationals

Live At New Balance Nationals

We are live at the 2018 New Balance Nationals Indoor where the most talented high school track athletes in the nation are squaring off. Tune in here for daily updates.

Top Track Shoes Of 2018

Top Track Shoes Of 2018

From the latest track spikes to the best throwing shoes, we’ve got the gear you need. Here are the Top Track Shoes of 2018.

Top 10 Best Selling Air Max Shoes

Top 10 Best Selling Air Max Shoes

March is Nike Air Max Month — let’s celebrate in style! Check out our top Air Max shoes, pick your favorite, and sport them for Air Max Day on March 26.

Mike Hughes: Returning To The Top

Mike Hughes: Returning To The Top

Corner Mike Hughes may now be one of the top players at his position in the 2018 rookie class, but his road to pro football has been anything but easy.

Get To Know Ronnie Harrison

Get To Know Ronnie Harrison

Alabama safety Ronnie Harrison is a big–time hitter and he’s ready to dominate against the best football players on the planet.

James Daniels: The King Of Versatility

James Daniels: The King Of Versatility

Iowa’s James Daniels is one of the top lineman of the 2018 rookie class thanks to his unmatched versatility and athleticism. Get to know the future star.

J.T. Barrett: A Leader At Every Level

J.T. Barrett: A Leader At Every Level

J.T. Barrett has been lauded for his leadership, competitiveness, and skills for years now. And the Ohio State legend is ready to bring all of those traits to the next level.

5 Things You Need To Know About Da’Ron Payne

5 Things You Need To Know About Da’Ron Payne

Da’Ron Payne ended his college career in style, dominating the trenches in the national title game. But before he’s wreaking havoc in the pros, get to know the big-time defensive lineman.

Vita Vea: Destined For Big Things

Vita Vea: Destined For Big Things

Vita Vea is a big dude, even by pro football standards. But he is also quick on his feet, a fast learner, and ready to make a name for himself in the pros.

Q&A With Baker Mayfield

Q&A With Baker Mayfield

Baker Mayfield finished his college career as one of the most decorated college athletes of all time. And now, he’s ready for his next step: pro football.

20 Years of Nike Mercurial

20 Years of Nike Mercurial

What separates the fastest and most dynamic soccer players in the world from the rest of the pack? Well, they share an uncommon level of dedication and drive to dominate. They out-train, out-think, and out-hustle their peers at every turn. And, for over the last two...

The Gear You’ll See In Indy

The Gear You’ll See In Indy

This year’s rookie class is top notch — and so are the cleats that Nike and adidas have built for them. Here’s the gear you’ll see in Indy.

Ask An Expert: Lauryn Williams

Ask An Expert: Lauryn Williams

Want to make history on the global stage? Then you’ve got to out-train your competition. Just ask record-breaking sprinter and bobsledder Lauryn Williams. Read her story:

A Look Back: The Air Jordan 3 ‘Black Cement’

A Look Back: The Air Jordan 3 ‘Black Cement’

The latest retro of the Air Jordan 3 ‘Black Cement’ finally arrives on Saturday, February 17. Take a look back with sneaker historian Drew Hammell at the iconic shoe through the years.

Treat Yourself For Valentine’s Day

Treat Yourself For Valentine’s Day

It’s time for Valentine’s Day! Sure, chocolate and flowers are great, but we’ve got something more fun in mind. Why not be your own valentine, and treat yourself to a sweet new pair of kicks? Check out our top picks.

Create Your Legacy: Malakai Lewars + James Harden

Create Your Legacy: Malakai Lewars + James Harden

Eastbay cover athlete Malakai Lewars is focused on creating his own legacy. That doesn’t mean he can’t steal some pointers from some of the game’s greatest players like James Harden, though.

Glenn Caruso: Made of the Right Stuff

Glenn Caruso: Made of the Right Stuff

When Glenn Caruso took over at the University of St. Thomas, he wasn’t expecting instant success. But, when asked if he could’ve imagined being where he is today, and his answer is a resounding yes.

Your Go-To Fastpitch Gear Guide

Your Go-To Fastpitch Gear Guide

Softball season is just around the corner and we know you’re working hard to make this your best season yet. Upgrade your game with our Fastpitch Gear Guide.

Your Go-To Baseball Gear Guide

Your Go-To Baseball Gear Guide

Looking for the top baseball gear of 2018? You’ve come to the right place. Our Baseball Gear Guide provides a detailed breakdown of the best products from your favorite brands.

Workout of the Month: Speed Ladder Drills

Workout of the Month: Speed Ladder Drills

You can have all of the speed in the world, but if you can’t cut, pivot, stop, or change directions on a dime, that speed won’t do you any good. January’s Workout of the Month focuses on ladder drills — the perfect way to get even faster.

Athletes Pay Tribute To Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Athletes Pay Tribute To Martin Luther King Jr. Day

It is impossible to overstate the impact Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made on modern society. And his reach has extended into sports, where athletes from all backgrounds have felt his impact.

Jo Adell: From High School To The Pros

Jo Adell: From High School To The Pros

From humble beginnings to elite baseball recruit, outfielder Jo Adell has come a long way already during his baseball career thanks to hard work, focus, and the right guidance.

Jo Adell: Preparing For The Pros

Jo Adell: Preparing For The Pros

When it comes to making the leap from high school baseball to the big leagues, there is a lot more to the process than meets the eye. If you want to make it like Jo Adell, here’s what you need to do.

Your Favorite Eastbay Blogs Of 2017

Your Favorite Eastbay Blogs Of 2017

It was a huge year in the world of sports and in the world of athletic gear, so it makes sense that it was a big year for the Eastbay Blog as well. Here is some of the Best of 2017.

Eastbay x adidas Three Stripes Style Guide

Eastbay x adidas Three Stripes Style Guide

Volume 4 of Eastbay x adidas Three Stripes is here! Our digital experience is an exclusive look at this year’s best performance gear mixed with this season’s hottest casual styles.

The Tarkanian Classic Is Almost Here!

The Tarkanian Classic Is Almost Here!

The 2017 Tarkanian Classic is about to tip off — here’s everything you need to know about the massive high school basketball tournament.

Workout Of The Month: Kneeling Exercises

Workout Of The Month: Kneeling Exercises

This month’s Workout Of The Month focuses on exercises you can do while kneeling. They are the perfect way to boost your core strength and stability.

Maya Moore: Champion

Maya Moore: Champion

Maya Moore is one of the most accomplished, talented basketball players in all the world. Getting to this point has taken loads of hard work and dedication.

Damian Lillard: Lessons From Oakland

Damian Lillard: Lessons From Oakland

Damian Lillard has developed into the unquestioned face of Portland’s franchise. But he started out as just a kid from Oakland.

Workout Of The Month: Speed Building

Workout Of The Month: Speed Building

No matter what sport you play, you can never have too much speed. We cover how you can get even faster in our first Workout Of The Month post.

The Best Fastpitch Bats Of 2018

The Best Fastpitch Bats Of 2018

Finding the perfect fastpitch bat can be hard… Luckily, we’re here to help — here are the Best Fastpitch Bats of 2018.

Top Gifts: Men’s Casual

Top Gifts: Men’s Casual

Eastbay offers thousands of gifts that keep on giving. Check out our Top Gifts: Men’s Casual and find exactly what you need this holiday season.

Top Gifts: Women’s Casual

Top Gifts: Women’s Casual

Eastbay offers thousands of gifts that keep on giving. Check out our Top Gifts: Women’s Casual and find exactly what you need this holiday season.

Top Gifts: Jordan

Top Gifts: Jordan

Eastbay offers thousands of gifts that keep on giving. Check out our Top Gifts: Jordan and find exactly what you need this holiday season.

Top Gifts: Wrestling

Top Gifts: Wrestling

Eastbay offers thousands of gifts that keep on giving. Check out our Top Gifts: Wrestling and find exactly what you need this holiday season.

Top Gifts: Women’s Training

Top Gifts: Women’s Training

Eastbay offers thousands of gifts that keep on giving. Check out our Top Gifts: Women’s Training and find exactly what you need this holiday season.

Top Gifts: Men’s Training

Top Gifts: Men’s Training

Eastbay offers thousands of gifts that keep on giving. Check out our Top Gifts: Men’s Training and find exactly what you need this holiday season.

Introducing The Nike LeBron 15

Introducing The Nike LeBron 15

Like LeBron himself, the Nike LeBron 15 is truly one of a kind. We turned to Jason Petrie, the designer of the LeBron 15, to break down King James’ new kick.

Trend Alert: Velvet

Trend Alert: Velvet

What’s the #1 trend dominating fall? Velvet! Lucky for you, Eastbay has the latest velvet clothing so that you can stand out in style this season.

Russell Westbrook & The AJ XXXII

Russell Westbrook & The AJ XXXII

The newest member of the iconic Air Jordan line, the AJ XXXII, takes inspiration from the AJ 2, striving for that same combination of performance and style. Our latest cover athlete, Russell Westbrook, is the perfect player to represent the AJ XXXII.

Carl Lewis: Passing The Baton

Carl Lewis: Passing The Baton

Carl Lewis is one of the best to ever compete. But he’s more than that. He’s an icon and a mentor who works tirelessly with the next generation of athletes.

Breaking Down The New Adidas Dame 4

Breaking Down The New Adidas Dame 4

No player plays the game quite like Damian Lillard, and it’s safe to say nobody has a signature shoe quite like Dame’s either. The new adidas Dame 4 features a unique aesthetic and innovative design that’s built to match Lillard’s one-of-a-kind game.

Creating The New Kobe A.D.

Creating The New Kobe A.D.

The new Kobe A.D. is designed with Kobe’s legendary game in mind, and it’s also made for a new generation of athletes.

Re2pect Above All

Re2pect Above All

The Re2pect Collection puts respect above all. It’s not about the fame or awards. It’s about earning the respect of your peers – that’s the ultimate goal.

9.15 RELEASE REPORT: MULTIPLE NEW JORDAN RETROS DROP THIS WEEKEND

9.15 RELEASE REPORT: MULTIPLE NEW JORDAN RETROS DROP THIS WEEKEND

Each week, we’ll showcase the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of each shoe, and fill you in on the newest tech features. Check back every week for the hottest shoe drops. If it’s hyped, it’s...

Maximize Speed To Perform

Maximize Speed To Perform

Most people believe speed is something you’re born with. But in reality, that’s not true – speed is a science and can be developed.

Every Athlete Has A Pulse

Every Athlete Has A Pulse

The new adidas Athletics ZNE Pulse Knit collection is perfect for athletes like DeAndre Hopkins who turn heads with their play and their style.

DeAndre Hopkins’ Evolution Of Style

DeAndre Hopkins’ Evolution Of Style

Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is known for his standout play on the gridiron. But his skills aren’t the only thing that shine — his style is just as unique.

Trend Alert: Camo

Trend Alert: Camo

Want to stand out this fall? Then check out all of this fall season’s hottest camo clothing from the brands you know and love.

Jean Bell: A Coach, A Mentor, & A Friend

Jean Bell: A Coach, A Mentor, & A Friend

It’s pretty easy to see that Jean Bell wears a lot of hats for the girls of her Jeuness Track Club. But whether she’s coach Bell, therapist Bell, mom Bell, or friend Bell, one thing is crystal clear: she’ll always be there when they need her.

The Best Basketball Shoes of 2017

The Best Basketball Shoes of 2017

From Nike to adidas, Jordan to Under Armour, these are all of the best basketball shoes of 2017. It’s time to find your perfect fit.

Q&A With Kelsey Robinson

Q&A With Kelsey Robinson

Being a professional volleyball player definitely has its obstacles, but our cover star Kelsey Robinson faces them head-on.

Focused On Greatness: T.J. Booker

Focused On Greatness: T.J. Booker

From his mindset on-field and off to the time and effort he has put into his skills, T.J. Booker is already miles ahead of his peers.

Myles Garrett: The Man Behind The Myth

Myles Garrett: The Man Behind The Myth

2017’s top pick, Myles Garrett, stands out during every snap. But he is equally unique off the gridiron. Get to know Cleveland’s new defensive end.

Myles Garrett: A Workout Warrior

Myles Garrett: A Workout Warrior

To understand why Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett is destined for greatness in the pros, you first have to grasp just how hard he has worked at his craft.

Your Hyperdunk Headquarters

Your Hyperdunk Headquarters

Looking for details on the new Nike React Hyperdunk 2017? Your Hyperdunk Headquarters has you covered ->

Live From The 2017 CrossFit™ Games

Live From The 2017 CrossFit™ Games

According to Forbes, Crossfit™ is one of the fastest-growing sports in America — and this weekend it’s coming to Madison, Wisconsin for the CrossFit Games at the Alliant Energy Center. We were there to capture all of the action.

Blake Griffin On The Super.Fly 2017

Blake Griffin On The Super.Fly 2017

Check out our Q&A with Blake Griffin as we went in-depth on one of the most important tools to his game: the Jordan Super.Fly 2017.

Rest And Recovery Is Key

Rest And Recovery Is Key

Every great athlete knows that you need to properly take care of your body in order to get the best training results over a short or long period of time. Here’s why rest and recovery are so key.

Kicks Of Bigfoot Hoops

Kicks Of Bigfoot Hoops

We’re always looking at fresh kicks. At one of the nation’s premier basketball tournaments, we just couldn’t help ourselves. Here are some of the sneakers that caught our eye at Bigfoot Hoops’ Las Vegas Classic last week. Did your shoes make the cut? Names: Kobe and...

The FAB 48 Is Here

The FAB 48 Is Here

One of the nation’s premier basketball events has tipped off. The top high school basketball players, and nearly every college basketball coach in the country, are in Las Vegas for this year’s Fab 48, presented by Eastbay. The best face off against the best in this...

5 Things To Watch At Bigfoot Hoops

5 Things To Watch At Bigfoot Hoops

It’s time to turn up the heat in Las Vegas. Bigfoot Hoops’ Las Vegas Classic is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever before. The biggest of all the Bigfoot Hoops tournaments is taking things to another level with a record-breaking 1,252 teams playing 3,046 games...

7.28 RELEASE REPORT:  FOAMS, AJ XXXI, CRAZY EXPLOSIVE, AND MORE!

7.28 RELEASE REPORT: FOAMS, AJ XXXI, CRAZY EXPLOSIVE, AND MORE!

Each week, we’ll showcase the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of the shoe, and give you the scoop on the newest tech features. Check back every week for the hottest shoe drops. If it’s hyped,...

The Fast Get Faster: Nike Zoom Breaks The Mold

The Fast Get Faster: Nike Zoom Breaks The Mold

What exactly does it take to get faster? It’s a question athletes at all levels ask themselves every day. Does it mean working harder? Running longer? Getting stronger? Yes. But it also requires creativity and innovation. Only through out of the box thinking and...

JJ Watt: The Destination

JJ Watt: The Destination

In his early teenage years at Asa Clark Middle School in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, J.J. Watt was just like any other kid. “I can remember back in middle school when a new Eastbay catalog would come out and everybody would bring their catalogs to school, and in the...

Replenish, Rebuild, Rehydrate

Replenish, Rebuild, Rehydrate

By Travelle Gaines When it comes to getting your body in the best shape possible for your sport, nutrition and hydration is a key component. Eating protein-packed foods, drinking water throughout the day, and cutting out food and drink high in sugar can help you take...

Inside The New Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit

Inside The New Crazy Explosive 2017 Primeknit

Creating a shoe for the game’s most explosive players is a tough task. Finding ways to improve upon one of last season’s top basketball performance shoes is even more difficult. The adidas basketball team stepped up to that challenge and crafted the new Crazy...

20 Top-Rated Back To School Kicks

20 Top-Rated Back To School Kicks

It’s that time — back to school season is here. You know what that means? New sneakers for everyone! We’ve made it easy to find the perfect kicks to help you create your style for when you hit the hallways. Check out our 20 top-rated sneakers of the season for men,...

Get in shape with this 6-week full body workout plan

Get in shape with this 6-week full body workout plan

Want to get back in the swing of things after a few weeks or months away from the gym? Need a time-efficient workout that won’t steal hours from your day? Looking for a challenge? Then look no further than this six-week plan that our friends from stack.com created in...

The New Balance 4040v4: A Baseball Player’s Dream Cleat

The New Balance 4040v4: A Baseball Player’s Dream Cleat

The New Balance 4040v3 baseball cleat was a favorite among baseball players of all ages. Its innovative plate and advanced comfort ensured that you got the most out of every move you made on the diamond. So when it came time for the sequel, the 4040v4, New Balance had...

7.13 RELEASE REPORT:  ULTRA BOOST ‘MULTICOLOR’ DROPS SOON

7.13 RELEASE REPORT: ULTRA BOOST ‘MULTICOLOR’ DROPS SOON

Each week, we’ll showcase the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of the shoe, and give you the scoop on the newest tech features. Check back every week for the hottest shoe drops. If it’s hyped,...

Meet The PUMA Tsugi Family

Meet The PUMA Tsugi Family

Are you in search of the next big footwear trend? Look no further. PUMA’s newest line of sneakers is just what you need to add some fire to your rotation. The entire line is inspired by the progressive style of Japanese technology and culture. The word “Tsugi” in...

Jesus Ferreira and Paxton Pomykal: Leading The Break

Jesus Ferreira and Paxton Pomykal: Leading The Break

Young, flashy, and talented — Jesus Ferreira and Paxton Pomykal are perfect examples of the future of US soccer. Despite not even being old enough to vote, both are already making a name for themselves on FC Dallas. But this is only the beginning for both players....

How to improve running form

How to improve running form

In order to get the speed you want on the field, track, or court, running with the correct form is vital.