Shoe retailer hints Ohio State and LeBron have a surprise for Michigan

Among the many subplots to the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry lately is the extension of the shoe wars to each campus.

With the Wolverines returning to Nike as their official outfitters and becoming the first football team to wear apparel from Michael Jordan's "Jumpman" line, the Buckeyes naturally shot back with reminders of their coziness with Ohio native LeBron James late last summer.

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Now it appears the LBJ-OSU connection is going to the next level with Ohio State potentially wearing cleats modeled after a version of James’ signature sneaker.

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