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In one of the most unprecedented moves in sports business history, Nike has agreed to allow its Olympic swimmers to wear the Speedo LZR Racer suit for Olympic competition.
Looking to get your portfolio back on its feet? Susquehanna Financial Group's John Shanley says stocks of certain shoe companies are some of the best buys on the market today.
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Protests against China's policies at home and abroad, as well as marketing techniques used by companies that are not official Olympic sponsors, have made the Beijing games a risky proposition for some sponsors.
When Wall Street Journal reporter Matt Futterman wrote tonight that the William Morris Company will now be representing Alex Rodriguez, my reaction was one of disinterest.
In recent days, three new commercials have come out. Nike's commercial is more of a passion play than a product play. The other two, Reebok and Under Armour are all about pushing product. Watch all three of the commercials and then vote on the bottom which one you like best.
The NBA Draft was three weeks ago and Derrick Rose and Michael Beasley still haven’t signed with a shoe company. In the summer league games, Rose wore both Nike and adidas. Beasley wore Jordans. But none of the brands have confirmed that either of them have signed.
Everyone knows Josh Hamilton's story by now. Top draft pick gets into a car accident, can't play baseball and turns to alcohol and cocaine. Now, he's in the midst of what could be called one of the greatest life comebacks of all time.
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Federer’s swooshes accounted for 13 minutes and 3 seconds worth of time and Nadal’s swooshes were seen for 22 minutes and 20 seconds, Wright said. That’s not to mention the ridiculous exposure that Nike got on the cover of all the major papers and on broadcasts other than the NBC broadcast of the match.
It was a defining moment for Nadal, but in Monday’s Web Extra the traders reveal whether Wimbledon is also a win for Nike. But first their latest BUD trade.
I’ve been paging through this short divorce filing by Cynthia Rodriguez, which was filed this morning in Miami. It’s all the standard stuff: custody of the children, child support, life and health insurance and property of their Coral Gables residence and everything in it.
Anyone who reads this blog knows that sports is quite a business. And that's why we appreciate the little things so much. Take a look at this photo of the USA Basketball Team provided by Nike in a news release about the company's new Olympic jerseys.
The “Back to the Future” movie franchise, which produced three movies from 1985 to 1990, generated an impressive $935 million in gross box office receipts. Nike will be releasing their new Hyperdunk in a teal version to make it look like the “Air McFlys.” Shoe collector shop Undefeated in Santa Monica will get first dibs as they’ll sell less than 100 pairs today.
It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!
By anyone's reckoning, it was a rough week. Crude oil continued its relentless climb; banks and brokerages gave hints of more discouraging news; government data pointed to a weak economy; even strong companies like Nike, Oracle, and Research In Motion issued cautious guidance; and Federal Reserve policymakers, widely perceived as powerless to help, left interest rates unchanged. But all week, even through the worst of the market's sell-offs, CNBC guests offered
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Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Anheuser-Busch and Exxon Mobil popped while Boeing and Yahoo! dropped.
Until these companies start closing down stores, Cramer says sell, sell, sell.