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Friday, October 24, 2014

Articles tagged: Nike

Rory McIlroy, Nike sued by Oakley over contract

Oakley is suing golfer Rory McIlroy and apparel giant Nike for an alleged breach of contract. The suit, which was filed in a federal court in Santa Ana, Calif., on Dec. 10, names both McIlroy and Nike as defendants. Details of the filing are not available through the federal court’s online system, but ESPN’s Lester…Read More

Nike allegedly paid off cycling president to cover for Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong has been linked to performance-enhancing drug use for more than a decade, but Nike has remained by his side all throughout the years. According to a recent report in the NY Daily News, the sports apparel juggernaut did far more than just that. Last week, the United States Anti-Doping Agency released 1,000 pages…Read More

Tom Brady covers up Nike swoosh on sweatshirt (Picture)

Robert Griffin III isn’t the only NFL quarterback concerned about protecting his sponsor. Tom Brady is in the same position. Boston Globe Patriots reporter Shalise Manza Young tweeted a picture on Wednesday of the New England QB speaking at a press conference, and she noted that Brady had a piece of tape on his left…Read More

$300 LeBron X shoes and Nike’s evolution as a company

$300 basketball shoes. ¬†That little notion is driving the entire sports world insane this week. Some people are shocked about the price, as if no one has ever seen the price of a nice pair of Salvatore Ferragamos¬†or any other finely crafted shoe with less than 10% the research and technology of the LeBron Xs….Read More

Nike’s ‘Gold Digging’ shirt labeled sexist

The 2012 London Games are being heralded as the women’s Olympics. 44% of all athletes participating in the Games were female, which is the highest it’s been. Women won the most medals for the US, China, and Russia, which were the top three medal-winning countries. 29 of the US’s 46 golds were won by women….Read More

Nike swooshes on new NFL jerseys are not backwards (Picture)

Now that Nike is the official sponsor of jerseys across the NFL, a lot of buzz has been created regarding what some perceive to be a backwards Nike swoosh symbol. If you look at the photo above, you may be inclined to say that the swoosh on Tom Brady’s jersey is backwards while the one…Read More

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