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December 27, 2021

Supreme Teams Up with Timberland and the Yankees for Limited Drop

Timberland is releasing a new version of its signature Field Boot, but this time with some custom flare. The iconic company has linked with Supreme and Major League Baseball for a limited edition release. The boot will feature the New York Yankees’ logo on the side panels and tongue and will come in three colorways, including red, blue, and black. The collaboration will also simultaneously release a limited run of co-branded products, such as a jacket, skate decks, New Era baseball caps, and a beanie.  The collab drops on Dec. 30th.

Ethereum Co-founder Purchases BAYC Mega Mutant Serum, Plans Livestream 

Ethereum’s co-founder, Taylor Gerring, has purchased Mega Mutant Serum #69 for 888 ETH ($3.6M USD.) Four months ago, it was one of eight serums airdropped to Bored Ape Yacht Club holders for free. The serums turn Bored Apes into extremely rare Mutant Apes — which Gerring plans to live stream. Gerring is just one of a long list of notable individuals who have joined the Bored Ape Yacht Club over the last year.

FTX Closes Out Huge Year Doubling US Users in Q4

FTX has had a monstrous year. From last week’s NFT drop commemorating Steph Curry’s three-point record that sold out in five minutes to its impending Super Bowl commercial, it has done a little bit of everything in 2021. And the results are paying off. The cryptocurrency exchange announced on Sunday that it has doubled its users in quarter four. FTX’s President of US Operations, Brett Harrison, tweeted that the platform had 1.2 million users in the US.

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Spencer Dinwiddie Inks Shoe Deal with 361 Degrees

The Washington Wizards guard was revealed on Sunday as the most recent athlete to sign with the Chinese shoe company 361 Degrees.Dinwiddie joins Denver Nuggets forward Aaron Gordon as part of its ambassador team. Dinwiddie previously manufactured his own shoe like K8IROS, which he sells on his personal website.

Joe Burrow Sets Franchise Record in Career Day

The Cincinnati Bengals bested their division rival Baltimore Ravens on Sunday 41-21 at home. The Bengals were led by second-year quarterback Joe Burrow who went 37 of 56, throwing for 525 yards and setting a franchise record and coming up just 20 yards short of an NFL record for total passing yards. With the win, the Bengals took the top spot in the AFC North as they head into Week 17. 

Michele Tafoya Sets Record with 300th Primetime Appearance

Sunday Night Football is a tradition unlike any other. And in Week 16, one of the all-star broadcast crew marked a meaningful milestone as the Cowboys trounced the Washington Football Team to secure the NFC East title. NBC’s Michele Tafoya recorded her 300th appearance during the SNF broadcast, setting a record for primetime broadcasters. 

NHL Institutes “Taxi Squads” as It Prepares for Return to Action

The NHL season is set to resume on Tuesday. The league paused all play after COVID outbreaks ravaged locker rooms across the league. In order to prepare for the return to action, the league and its players’ association have agreed to an amendment to the collective bargaining agreement that will allow for the temporary formation of “taxi squads” of up to six players who can be recalled to the team’s roster in an effort to set teams up to avoid playing short-handed or have to postpone games. With the agreement, the NHL seeks to stem the recent wave of game cancellations and follows in the footsteps of the NBA‘s recent efforts to ensure that teams have sufficient players to play scheduled games.

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