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In this June 7, 2014 photo, Spain’s Andres Iniesta wears his Nike Magista cleats during warm-up before an exhibition soccer game against El Salvador, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez, File)

Nike 4th quarter net income tops estimates

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike’s fiscal fourth-quarter net income rose 5 percent as higher revenue in most geographic regions offset heavy investments in marketing for the World Cup soccer tournament. Results for the March-May quarter […]

06/27/2014

A pair of Under Armour's workout sweatpants. (AP Photo/Under Armour)

Fit chic: Gym clothes became fashionable

NEW YORK (AP) — So long, dingy sweatpants. Workout clothes for women, once relegated to the back of the closet, are moving to the front of the fashion scene. Yoga pants are the new jeans, […]

11/25/2013

Nike logo (AP Photo)

Nike cuts ties to Livestrong

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nike, which helped build Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong cancer charity into a global brand and introduced its familiar yellow wristband, is cutting ties with the foundation in the latest fallout from the […]

05/28/2013

Paris Saint Germain soccer player David Beckham (AP Photo)

Retirement tests if Beckham built lasting brand

PARIS (AP) — David Beckham’s pecs are at least as much a part of his brand as his kick; his brand of shoes ultimately more lucrative than the game he’s giving up. Listed as the […]

05/17/2013

"Boston Massacre" t-shirt by Nike for sale, photo provided by Eric Stangel. (AP Photo)

eBay pulls ‘Boston Massacre’ T-shirt from website

NEW YORK (AP) — EBay has confirmed that it pulled a Nike T-shirt with the words “Boston Massacre” printed on it from its online marketplace. Nike Inc. has already pulled the T-shirts from the market. […]

04/25/2013

Nike's ad on it's Facebook page

Nike’s Tiger Woods ad draws critics

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike is causing a social media storm with its latest online ad showing a picture of Tiger Woods overlaid with a quote from him, “Winning takes care of everything.”

03/26/2013

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OC’s Lowers Pro surfing contest canceled

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — A contest that drew world-class surfers to Orange County has been canceled for the first time in 24 years because it couldn’t find a sponsor.

03/06/2013

First Lady Michelle Obama plays with children during a "Let's Move!" event. (AP Photo)

First lady announces effort to help kids exercise

CHICAGO (AP) — Imagine students learning their ABCs while dancing, or memorizing multiplication tables while doing jumping jacks. Some schools are using both methods of instruction, and Michelle Obama would like to see more to help students get daily exercise.

02/28/2013

Michael Crooke

Michael Crooke on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with the former CEO of Patagonia, Dr. Michael Crooke, who was recently selected as one of North America’s Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior along with co-honorees Tony Hsieh (Zappos), Mark Parker (Nike), and Howard Schultz (Starbucks).

02/19/2013

Nike Campus

Oregon governor says Nike plans expansion

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Nike wants to expand its Oregon operations and hire hundreds of workers but is asking the government to promise it won’t change the state tax code.

12/10/2012

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