Friday, December 6, 2019

Tag: nike

Kawhi Leonard Countersued by Nike in Battle...

Kawhi Leonard has just been countersued by Nike after the NBA player filed a lawsuit over a logo last month.

Nike Mum as Toronto Raptors Star Kawhi...

Kawhi Leonard filed a lawsuit against Nike Monday claiming the sports apparel giant presented a logo he had created as being authored...

‘They’re Doing Better’: Serena Williams Backs Nike...

Serena Williams addressed issues raised by an op-ed piece written by Olympic runner Alysia Montaño in The New York Times earlier this...

Simone Biles Calls Out New USA Gymnastics...

Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono. Bono was appointed Friday to hold...

Arkansas Sheriff Allegedly Mocks Kaepernick by Forcing...

An Arkansas sheriff is pushing back against allegations he forced inmates to wear Nike T-shirts in their mugshots to mock Nike and former NFL...

Rhode Island Town Backs Off on Nike...

North Smithfield Town Council in Rhode Island backtracked on its decision to protest Nike products over a controversial ad featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The...

Folks Split Over Jesse Williams’ Apology for...

Jesse Williams has now issued an apology for the memes he shared in the promotion of his upcoming Emmett Till film, "Till," which he's directing. The activist and...

Nike Warns Customers About Fake Coupon for...

Nike alerted consumers and their employees about a bogus coupon that's offering minorities massive in-store discounts. The fake online token located on 4chan has Colin Kaepernick's...

‘Black-ish’ Star Jenifer Lewis Wears Nike Sweatshirt...

NEW YORK (AP) — Jenifer Lewis stood with Nike in a bedazzled swoosh sweatshirt on the Emmys. Tiffany Haddish was her own kind of goddess...

Mississippi’s Department of Public Safety Refuses to...

The public safety commissioner of Mississippi announced on Saturday that state officers will discontinue purchasing Nike merchandise because of the company's new advertisement campaign. The...

‘I Ain’t Using That No More’ Grandstanding...

An Alabama pastor upset over Nike's "Just Do It" campaign featuring former footballer Colin Kaepernick took a pair of scissors to his Nike gear...

Ben Zahn, Mayor Who Ordered Nike Ban...

The mayor of a Louisiana city who prohibited the Parks and Recreation Department from purchasing Nike products decided to reverse his decision on Wednesday. Mayor...

Seal Beach Principal Apologizes for Calling Colin...

A California school official faced massive backlash after uploading an offensive Facebook post on Tuesday about former NFL player Colin Kaepernick. Nike's new "Just Do...

Teacher Blames Being Frustrated for Stating Black...

A high school teacher in Louisiana is facing discipline after penning a racist Facebook post attacking Nike's latest ad campaign featuring embattled NFL free...

Nike Sales Increase Exponentially After Colin Kaepernick...

Nike's decision to endorse Colin Kaepernick for their new campaign advertisement sparked outrage among several consumers, but surprisingly the company's online sales have shot...

Louisiana Mayor Ben Zahn Initiates Department-Wide Ban...

A Louisiana mayor has sparked backlash after issuing a memorandum ordering the city's recreation department and booster clubs to not wear or purchase any...

Missouri College Refuses to Use Any More...

College of the Ozarks athletics teams will no longer dress in Nike gear in response to the company's new advertising campaign. The Missouri college, an...

Nike’s Kaepernick Ad to Air During NFL...

Nike has unveiled its first "Just Do It" ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot scheduled to air during the NFL season opener Thursday...

Whoopi Goldberg Gives Passionate Response to Co-Host...

Abby Huntsman's debut as the newest host of "The View" started with a bang this week after the former "Fox and Friends" host bumped...

Maryland Mayor Doubles Down on Controversial Kaepernick...

The mayor of La Plata received major backlash after calling for people to boycott Nike and then later backpedaled on her remarks. Mayor Jeannine James...

LeBron James Says ‘African-American Women are the...

NEW YORK (AP) — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said he stands with Nike, a clear reference to the company's...