Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world’s most valuable sports brand, has announced plans to step down as company chairman.
No doubt President Barack Obama is fond of Nike. Golf outings often find him decked out from head to toe in apparel featuring the emblematic company swoosh. Now the president is putting the company logo on his trade agenda.
Gary Gilmore supposedly told his executioners “Let’s do it” just before he was shot to death by a firing squad.
Artist Jacobus Rentmeester claims Nike has been using his image of Michael Jordan soaring towards a basketball hoop without permission.
U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo is again asserting her innocence in a domestic violence assault case that she faces in Washington state.
The Beaverton-based shoemaker issued a statement Wednesday morning that said Nike “in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and has shared our concerns with the NFL.”
Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension from the NFL for domestic violence will cost him income from endorsements in addition to his $4 million in salary.
OHSU officials said Monday the gift from a donor who asked to remain anonymous puts the campaign over the $400 million mark.
A Native American group is calling on Nike Inc. to stop producing and selling products that feature the Cleveland Indians’ mascot Chief Wahoo, which it calls a “grotesque caricature” of modern Indians
The arrival of golf season allows us once again to hit the links with some friends, get some exercise and take in the sunshine. To help get things started, E.S.P. presents their spring golf guide.