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High-top basketball shoes aren't as common a sight on the college basketball floor these days. The footwear most players are lacing up in the men’s and women’s NCAA Tournaments are some version of a low-top sneaker, with a few mid-cut styles thrown in. 

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Flashy footwear is a feature of this year's World Baseball Classic. Stadium Custom Cleats has provided about 42 specially designed shoes for three dozen players. The company is owned by Alex Katz, a pitcher for Israel at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and at this year’s WBC.

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Despite our best attempts at home organization, many of us have some habits that undo our efforts. Just ask the top of my dresser, which holds a growing pile of clothing. The hamper may be only a few feet away and available drawer space located directly below, yet clothing magically lands atop the dresser instead.

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BALTIMORE — Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders said it best: “If you look good, you feel good. If you feel good, you play good.” For the Ravens, the decision about what to wear before games requires just as much thought as the decisions they make on the field, as their fits brings them the confidence they need to play well. “Whenever I put a lot of effort into what I was wearing, I had a ...

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Whoa, Nelly! Nelly has apologized for a sexually explicit video that appeared on the rapper’s Instagram page earlier this week, featuring a woman performing oral sex on him. The video was quickly deleted from the Grammy Award-winning rapper’s page, but not before some of his followers captured screen recordings and reposted them. “I sincerely apologize to the young lady and her family,” the ...

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Skip the classic hotel slippers that are flimsy, thin and far too slippery when walking on tile. We think the perfect pair of house slippers are easy to walk in, feel like you’re walking on a cloud and are warm and cozy on the inside. The UGG Coquette slippers are some of the highest rated on Zappos. Expect soft shearling lining, a sheepskin cuff, moisture-wicking lining to keep feet dry and Treadlite soles for traction control. You may never want to wear real shoes again.

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If you’re looking to take up golf or heading to a new course, it helps to be prepared. Before you head out to the green, check out this guide on what to wear go

Since 1983, the Journal Star has asked local human services agencies to share stories of real people with real needs as part of its Thanks for…

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People often look at bike commuters in cold-weather climates like they’re crazy, but cyclists quickly learn that it doesn’t take long to warm up. Most of the time, the ride is much more pleasant than standing to wait for a bus or a train. Cyclists also learn that well-ventilated shoes designed for the summer are a major liability in the cold. The rest of your body may be toasty, but it’s tough to keep your feet warm without some help. Of course, if you have a pair of Gore C5 Windstopper Insulated Overshoes, you’ll be smiling on the whole ride. These booties that go over your shoes are both windproof and water-resistant. The PrimaLoft insulation does wonders to keep your feet warm without feeling too bulky. A full-length zipper makes them easy to take on and off, and a velcro strap on the sole lets you dial in a perfect fit. They’re even reflective to help motorists see you better when riding in the dark. Even if you’re not a bike commuter, you’ll find these overshoes can extend your cycling season—that sunny day in January might be a good day for a bike ride after all.

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