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Chaz Ortiz

has some new action, and sports specific, earphones for you

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

O.J. Mayo will not be in the NBA for some time

The eight-year veteran has been kicked out of the league for two years

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

PUMA’s getting in on the sock shoe bit

The Ignite evoKNIT channels soccer cleat trends

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

Daily Dose: 7/1/16

Don’t let things get too hot this July Fourth weekend

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

P.K. Subban is going to Nashville

and that’s a good thing for American entertainment

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

Iggy Azalea

has had enough with Nick Young

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

Daily Dose: 6/30/16

Things are not getting better in Brazil for the Olympics

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

All Day Podcast: 6/29/16

BET Awards, Stephon Marbury’s ‘$15 Kicks’ and soccer in black America

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

DeRay McKesson is back

in Baltimore, this time for the school system

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

Daily Dose: 6/29/16

Might LeBron James be leaving Cleveland again?

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

Banana boat life

is now a part of Snapchat

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

NBA

$15 kicks

You can clown them all you want, but Stephon Marbury was trying

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

Daily Dose: 6/28/16

One of the best coaches of our generation is no longer with us

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

Shaq descends on Cuba

to teach kids to play basketball

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

Everything else from the BET Awards

that you might not have caught if you weren’t watching live

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.

Daily Dose: 6/27/16

Jesse Williams is the wokest of them all in Hollywood

7:00 AMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk4sznW3UA

If you don’t remember skater Chaz Ortiz, let me remind you. As a kid, he burst onto the scene — a Chicago native who catapulted to relative fame after going pro, then became a street-league star and found himself cleaning up parks with model Kate Upton and skating with rapper Lil Wayne.

Now, he’s the latest face for the speaker company JBL, which has a new line of earphones out called the “Grip 100,” specifically designed for action sports. The Zoo York rider is repping his team in Barcelona, before heading out. It’s a short, albeit fun, video, but these appear to be some pretty sturdy earbuds.

No word on whether he’s rocking Lil Wayne while laying down those tricks.