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Nike Co-Founder Knight Will Step Down As Chairman

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.

06/30/2015

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Obama’s Nike Visit Puts Focus On Company Outsourcing, Labor Standards

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.

05/07/2015

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Nike’s ‘Just Do It’ Slogan Inspired By Convicted Murderer’s Last Words

Gary Gilmore supposedly told his executioners “Let’s do it” just before he was shot to death by a firing squad.

03/18/2015

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Photographer Sues Nike Over Michael Jordan Photo Copyright

Artist Jacobus Rentmeester claims Nike has been using his image of Michael Jordan soaring towards a basketball hoop without permission.

01/23/2015

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Solo Asserts Her Innocence In Online Post

U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo is again asserting her innocence in a domestic violence assault case that she faces in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–09/24/2014

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Nike Suspends Deal With Adrian Peterson

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.”

CBS Seattle–09/17/2014

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Nike, Others End Business Relationship With Rice

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.

09/09/2014

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Anonymous Donor Gives $100M To OHSU’s Knight Cancer Challenge

OHSU officials said Monday the gift from a donor who asked to remain anonymous puts the campaign over the $400 million mark.

CBS Seattle–07/28/2014

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Mascot Protest Planned At Nike’s Oregon Headquarters

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

CBS Seattle–04/29/2014

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Kick Off Golf Season With E.S.P.’s Spring Golf Guide

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.

04/24/2014

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