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  • Shoes on hold as Vietnamese workers strike on pension change

    HANOI Thousands of workers at a Ho Chi Minh City factory are striking for a sixth day over a government pension change as officials moved to quell the nation's worst labor unrest since May's anti-China riots.
  • Undefeated Kentucky reminiscent of unbeaten UNLV in 1991

    Undefeated Kentucky reminiscent of unbeaten UNLV in 1991
    John Calipari has hair and does not chew on towels, and none of his players is likely to appear as Grandmama in a shoe company pitch. Otherwise, the parallels between Kentucky 2015 and Nevada-Las Vegas 1991 are striking. Calipari's Kentucky squad is the...

    Scott Ellsworth on 'The Secret Game'

    Scott Ellsworth on 'The Secret Game'
    On a Sunday morning in the spring of 1944, two college basketball teams laced up and squared off against each other in Durham, N.C. The game wasn't advertised; almost no one but the players and coaches themselves knew what was happening. The doors to...

    Slip on summer's trendiest shoe

    It's pretty rare for us to see a true summer shoe trend. Some years are bigger years for a certain staple, like that year or two when espadrilles were really popular. Or, you might see a trendy iteration of one of your usual suspects. Last year, for...

    Converse putting Andy Warhol images on All Star sneakers, T-shirts

    Converse putting Andy Warhol images on All Star sneakers, T-shirts
    With all due respect to Sen. Joni Ernst, why wear bread bags on your feet when you can wear Campbell Soup cans?  The same day Ernst gave the GOP response to the State of the Union address (which included tales of a hardscrabble childhood involving shoes...