Nike

Eldis Sula
June 01, 2020 - 8:43 am
Retailers across the U.S. have announced they are closing some stores in cities affected by street protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. These are companies that have announced temporary closures amid ongoing demonstrations.
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Johnny Lopez
November 16, 2019 - 8:00 am
Nike didn’t have long-distance runners or basketball players in mind for their latest shoe. The brand’s new Nike Air Zoom Pulse was developed for “everyday heroes” in the medical industry who log long hours on their feet, reported USA Today . Designed for on-the-ground athletes such as nurses and...
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Johnny Lopez
October 14, 2019 - 6:32 am
If you want to walk on water it’s going to cost you a pretty penny. Sneaker worshippers have gotten fanatical about repurposed Nike Air Max ‘97s which have been injected with water from the River Jordan that was blessed by a priest, reported the New York Post . The so-called “Jesus Shoes” by...
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Johnny Lopez
July 31, 2019 - 7:48 am
If you have half a million dollars, you just do it! That’s exactly what Canadian entrepreneur Miles Nadal did by plucking down $437,500 for a pair of Nike sneakers at a Sotheby’s auction this week, according to the New York Post. The rare kicks , known as “Moon Shoes,” were designed by Nike co-...
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July 02, 2019 - 10:01 am
( KYW Newsradio ) -- Just days before Independence Day, Nike has shoe-horned itself into a controversy. The company canceled a shoe featuring the "Betsy Ross" flag, depicting 13 stars in a circle. Sneaker-clad tourists visiting the Betsy Ross House in the historic district of Philadelphia shared...
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July 02, 2019 - 9:22 am
By Sean Hartnett Nike has pulled sneakers featuring the 13-star Betsy Ross flag after former NFL quarterback and activist Colin Kaepernick urged the apparel giant not to sell the sneaker. Kaepernick has an endorsement contract with Nike. Originally created to depict the 13 colonies, the flag is now...
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AP
July 02, 2019 - 8:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike is pulling a flag-themed tennis shoe after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick complained to the shoemaker, according to the Wall Street Journal. The shoe's heel has a U.S. flag with 13 white stars in a circle on it, known as the Betsy Ross flag. Citing unnamed sources...
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Getty
February 21, 2019 - 9:10 am
Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils' opening possession Wednesday night. Nike said in a statement that it was "concerned" and wished Williamson a speedy recovery...
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NIKE
October 11, 2018 - 2:22 pm
(CBS News) -- Justin Gallegos, a runner at University of Oregon, has made history by becoming the first professional athlete with cerebral palsy to sign with Nike. Gallegos, a junior with the school's running club, made the announcement in an emotional video on his Instagram page. Video of Justin...
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AP
September 14, 2018 - 8:52 am
(CBS News) -- Shares of Nike reached an all-time high Friday afternoon, rebounding from a recent dip spurred by concerns about consumer boycott after the athletic apparel maker signed a high-profile deal with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The company's stock recently changed hands at $83...
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