Suddenly, L.A. Gear Isn't So Fashionable

L. A. Gear has lost a lot of its gloss. First, the sneaker company's much-hyped fashion line of Michael Jackson shoes bombed in the U. S. Then, in December, a guard for the Marquette University basketball team stumbled and fell to the floor in a nationally televised college game when his L. A. Gear sneakers fell apart.

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