Nike CEO Condemns Trump Travel Ban

Nike CEO Condemns Trump Travel Ban

On January 29, Nike CEO Mark Parker issued a statement condemning President Trump’s new travel ban. His comments were issued to Nike employees in the following internal email : “Nike believes in a world where everyone celebrates the power of diversity. Regardless of whether or how you worship, where you come from or who you live, everyone’s individual […]

Nike terminates contract with Pacquiao over anti-gay comments

Nike terminates contract with Pacquiao over anti-gay comments

Another week, another celebrity saying something ridiculous. A couple days ago Manny Pacquiao offended pretty much everyone in the LGBTQ community by insinuating that gay people were “worse than animals”. Actually, I’m not sure anyone in the LGBTQ community cares enough about Pacquiao’s opinions to be truly offended, but he sure did come across sounding like […]

University of Michigan is going back to NIKE

University of Michigan is going back to NIKE

When the University of Michigan signed a million dollar contract with NIKE in 1994, it was one of the first major apparel endorsements in NCAA history. The Wolverines’ licensing agreement changed everything. Over the next decade, school would begin to compete for contracts, and University of Michigan would remain one of the top college brands […]

Oregon Suspends Two Key Players for Selling Shoes

Oregon Suspends Two Key Players for Selling Shoes

Well, that didn’t take long: my Top 25 is already obsolete, and the regular season hasn’t started yet. Oregon basketball players Dominic Artis and Ben Carter have been suspended for selling team-issued apparel, a violation of NCAA rules. The suspension is indefinite, though ESPN suggests it could last “nine to 12 games” for the infraction. […]