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Oakley followed the lead of Nike and are pushing away from Oscar Pistorius sponsorship following charges of murder. (Photo credit should read Gerlinde Schrijver/AFP/Getty Images)

Both Oakley, Nike Push Away From Oscar Pistorius

Two major sponsors, Oakley and Nike, distanced themselves from Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Monday after the South African sports star was charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend.

02/18/2013

Chip Kelly (Getty Images)

Chip Kelly Snubs NFL Again, Staying At Oregon

Two people with knowledge of the decision confirmed Sunday night that Kelly is passing up a chance to coach in the NFL to remain with the Ducks. One person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Oregon and Kelly haven’t formally announced the decision, while the other person wasn’t authorized to reveal Kelly’s plans.

1090 The Fan–01/07/2013

Suzy Favor-Hamilton pictured in 2001 (Matthew Stockman/Allsport/Getty Images)

Olympian Runner Suzy Favor Hamilton Says She Has Worked As Escort

Three-time Olympian runner Suzy Favor Hamilton has admitted leading a double life as an escort.

CBS Seattle–12/20/2012

File photo of Nike basketball sneakers. (credit: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Oregon Gov Calls Legislature Into Special Session To Approve Tax Incentive For Nike

Gov. John Kitzhaber acknowledges his decision to abruptly call the Legislature into special session to approve a tax incentive for Nike is “extraordinarily awkward.”

12/13/2012

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Lawmakers To Vote On Nike Expansion Plan In Oregon

Athletic footwear and apparel giant Nike Inc. plans to expand its operations in Oregon and hire hundreds of workers but wants the government to promise that tax rules won’t change, prompting a special session of the Legislature.

CBS Seattle–12/10/2012

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Nordstrom Announces Support of Gay Marriage

The Seattle-based company sent out an email Thursday morning to its 56,000 employees, saying “is our belief that our gay and lesbian employees are entitled to the same rights and protections marriage provides under the law as all other employees.”

10/11/2012

Ex-football coach Jerry Sandusky (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Penn State Football May be on Chopping Block

NEW YORK (AP) — The president of the NCAA says he isn’t ruling out the possibility of shutting down the Penn State football program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. […]

CBS Seattle–07/17/2012

File photo of Penn State Coach Joe Paterno  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nike Taking Paterno’s Name Off Child Care Center

The president of Nike Inc. says he has decided to change the name of the Joe Paterno Child Development Center, a child care facility at the company’s headquarters.

07/12/2012

File photo of high school prom. (credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

High School Fires Track Coach For Taking Student To Prom

An Oregon high school track coach has been fired for taking a student to prom.

05/22/2012

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New Nike Air Jordan Shoes Cause Near Riot in Tukwila

The release of Nike’s new Air Jordan basketball shoes caused a frenzy at shoe stores early Friday, with police using pepper spray on a group of rowdy customers at Southcenter Mall.

12/23/2011

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