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5 Sneakers That Were Forced to Change Their Name

Nike Cortez 2017 Retro

What’s in a name? For sneakers, it’s sometimes cultural controversy, lengthy lawsuits, and expired endorsements. Here are just a few examples of sneakers that did a Diddy (well, it’s now Sean Love Combs) and changed their name, but unlike TAFKA Puff Daddy, there were no alternatives.

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