Football hooligans, glance up from your pints for a moment and gaze upon the ball you'll be watching this season. The Nike Maxim Soccer Ball ($TBA) will be the official ball of the 2012/13 Premier League season — as well as seeing use in Serie A and La Liga — and features RaDaR (Rapid Decision and Response) technology to help players see the ball while it's in motion, Geo II Balanced technology for added accuracy and power, and bright, bold geometric shapes that make it easy to spot for those of us who have to watch from the stands.
If you watched the NBA Finals, you probably saw a couple of Nike commercials where LeBron was moving around the court or through the air as some stats popped up on the screen. As it turns out, those stats were provided by the Nike Hyperdunk+ Sport Pack ($250). At its core, the Hyperdunk+ is a solid, Lunarlon- and Flywire-equipped basketball shoe that's laden with Nike+ sensors to measure your vertical leap and steps, allowing you to track your highest jumps, average jump height, total jumps per game, steps per second, quickest moments, and more, all through the Nike+ Basketball app. Let the bragging rights competition begin.
Let's face it: it's hard to make par when you're only hitting your drives 200 yards. That won't be a problem with the TaylorMade R11S Driver ($400). Featuring 3º Flight Control Technology, an all-new 5-way Adjustable Sole Plate, and Moveable Weight Technology, this 460cc driver can be tuned for 80 separate launch settings, ensuring that you can find one that suits your natural swing, while the classically-shaped, oversized white clubhead gives you all the confidence you need to stare down even the longest par 5.