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Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services. The company is headquartered near Beaverton, Oregon, in the Portland metropolitan area. It is the world's largest supplier of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment, with revenue in excess of US$24.1 billion in its fiscal year 2012. As of 2012, it employed more than 44,000 people worldwide. In 2014 the brand alone was valued at $19 billion, making it the most valuable brand among sports businesses. As of 2017, the Nike brand is valued at $29.6 billion. Nike ranked No. 89 in the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

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Focus on Avenatti, U.S. judge says, as Trump critic's Nike extortion trial begins

The judge overseeing Michael Avenatti's extortion trial said the case should not focus on Nike Inc's alleged corruption or devolve into celebrity name-dropping, as jury selection began for the case..
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Explainer: What to expect at Michael Avenatti's Nike extortion trial in New York

Michael Avenatti, the celebrity lawyer and self-described high-profile nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, faces a trial on charges he tried to extort Nike Inc and defrauded a youth basketball..
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Critics Are Slamming Sneakerheads Who Have Inflated The Price Of Kobe Bryant Sneakers Following His Death [Video]Critics Are Slamming Sneakerheads Who Have Inflated The Price Of Kobe Bryant Sneakers Following His Death

In the past 24 hours, Kobe Bryant branded merchandise has skyrocketed in value. The demand for products bearing the late NBA star's name has risen since news broke of his sudden death on Sunday...

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Nike Pays Tribute To Kobe [Video]Nike Pays Tribute To Kobe

On Sunday, Nike paid tribute to Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash. Nike said Bryant was "one of the greatest athletes of his generation." They also called him "a beloved member of the Nike..

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Avenatti Faces His Own Day In Court [Video]Avenatti Faces His Own Day In Court

Michael Avenatti was an outspoken, self-described nemesis of President Donald Trump while representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels. Now, Reuters reports the 48-year-old celebrity lawyer faces an..

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'They're fast.' Too fast? A runner's Nike problem [Video]'They're fast.' Too fast? A runner's Nike problem

Holly Grundon "smashed" her own record after she ran a marathon in Nike's Vaporfly running shoes. Its controversial tech is a headache for pro and amateur athletes alike.

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Avenatti Wins, Loses At Manhattan Pre-Trial Hearing [Video]Avenatti Wins, Loses At Manhattan Pre-Trial Hearing

Federal prosecutors won't be allowed to try to show that Michael Avenatti’s heavy debts gave him a motive to extort Nike Inc. US District Judge Paul Gardephe's ruling in Manhattan on Wednesday gave a..

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Nike can gain from Vaporfly controversy: analysts [Video]Nike can gain from Vaporfly controversy: analysts

A controversy over Nike’s hyper-advanced Vaporfly shoes that some say give runners an unfair advantage could boost sales, especially among amateurs hoping for more spring in their step who would not..

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Avenatti Arrested in California [Video]Avenatti Arrested in California

Life keeps getting hard for disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti. The once celebrated attorney was arrested on Tuesday. He's been accused of violating the terms of his release from custody. Avenatti is..

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Just Do It? US Judge Rules On Avenatti's Motion To Delay Nike Extortion Trial [Video]Just Do It? US Judge Rules On Avenatti's Motion To Delay Nike Extortion Trial

A US judge on Tuesday rejected Michael Avenatti’s request to delay his upcoming criminal trial in Manhattan. Scheduled for January 21st, 2020, the trial concerns whether the celebrity lawyer tried to..

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Avenatti Ordered To Face Fraud Charges [Video]Avenatti Ordered To Face Fraud Charges

More bad news for disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti. A U.S. judge rejected his bid to dismiss a criminal charge that he defrauded a client. The client said he knew about improper payments that Nike..

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Nike Wants Its Execs To Steer Clear Of Michael Avenatti Trial [Video]Nike Wants Its Execs To Steer Clear Of Michael Avenatti Trial

Reuters reports Nike Inc is asking a judge, "Just Not Do It." The sportswear giant asked a judge to block Michael Avenatti from having five of its sports marketing officials testify at his criminal..

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Colin Kaepernick's Nike Shoes Sell Out Immediately Online [Video]Colin Kaepernick's Nike Shoes Sell Out Immediately Online

On Dec. 24, Nike released customized Air Force 1 sneakers in collaboration with Colin Kaepernick.

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Avenatti In Debt $15-Million When He Extorted Nike [Video]Avenatti In Debt $15-Million When He Extorted Nike

According to Business Insider, Michael Avenatti is facing more legal woes. Prosecutors say Avenatti was over $15 million in debt when he tried to extort up to $25 million from Nike. Avenatti's lawyers..

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Avenatti Enters Plea To New Nike Extortion Indictment [Video]Avenatti Enters Plea To New Nike Extortion Indictment

Reuters reports Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. He's been indicted for trying to extort as much as $25 million from Nike Inc, Avenatti allegedly threatened to go public with claims the..

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Week ahead: Nike, FedEx results and inflation data [Video]Week ahead: Nike, FedEx results and inflation data

Nike and FedEx, two companies with big exposure to the global economy, are set to report quarterly results in the upcoming week. Conway G. Gittens has a look at the week's major events.

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Nike to introduce new 'modest' swimwear range [Video]Nike to introduce new 'modest' swimwear range

Nike is set to launch the Victory Swim collection – a range of apparel that brings performance innovation to modest swimwear. The collection, which includes the Nike Victory Full-Coverage Swimsuit,..

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Wall Street inches higher [Video]Wall Street inches higher

Wall Street eked out slight gains Thursday as investors waited for concrete news on a hoped-for interim trade deal between the United States and China. Fred Katayama reports.

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U.S. trial accusing Trump foe Avenatti of Nike extortion kicks off

Lawyers in the extortion case of Michael Avenatti are expected on Monday to begin choosing jurors who will decide the fate of the celebrity lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Nike's Vaporfly running shoes and tumbling records

World Athletics is set to announce the findings of a review of technology in road and track shoes by the end of January, and it is expected to change its rules in light of tumbling times recorded by..
Reuters - Published

'They're fast, but are they fair?' Amateur runners face Nike dilemma

British amateur runner and triathlete Holly Grundon was delighted to smash a long-held personal speed target - to finish a half marathon in less than 1 hour and 30 minutes.
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Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike's Vaporfly helps records tumble: sources

Athletics' ruling body will tighten regulations governing shoe technology, two sources familiar with the matter said, after Nike's popular Vaporfly brand helped re-write running records and sparked..
Reuters - Published

Judge excludes Trump critic Avenatti's financial strains from Nike extortion trial

A U.S. judge on Wednesday said federal prosecutors may not try to show that Michael Avenatti's heavy debts gave him a motive to extort Nike Inc, giving a victory to the celebrity lawyer as he prepares..
Reuters - Published

Why a ban on Vaporfly shoe could boost Nike's bottom line

A controversy over Nike's hyper-advanced Vaporfly shoes that some say give runners an unfair advantage could boost sales, especially among amateurs hoping for more spring in their step who would not be..
Reuters - Published

Trump antagonist Avenatti's bail is revoked; unhappy NY judge delays Nike extortion trial

A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenatti's bail after the celebrity lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump was accused of hiding money from creditors, triggering a delay in a..
Reuters - Published

Trump antagonist Avenatti's bail is revoked, threatening Nike trial in New York

A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenatti's bail after he was accused of fraudulently hiding $1 million from creditors, threatening a separate trial of the celebrity lawyer and critic of..
Reuters - Published

New fraud allegations against Trump antagonist Avenatti threaten Nike trial in NY

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti's arrest on allegations he engaged in fraud and money laundering by hiding $1 million from creditors while on bail threatens the upcoming trial of the critic of U.S...
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Trump antagonist Avenatti's extortion trial in New York may be delayed after arrest

Michael Avenatti's criminal trial for trying to extort Nike Inc may be delayed following the celebrity lawyer's unexpected arrest late on Tuesday in California for allegedly violating his bail..
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Arrested Trump foe Avenatti must face 'vindictive' Nike extortion case in NY

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc , after the celebrity lawyer claimed he was targeted in a "vindictive"..
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Michael Avenatti, former lawyer for Stormy Daniels, arrested in California

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti was arrested on Tuesday on accusations that he violated the terms of his release from custody while awaiting trial on charges that he sought to extort millions of..
Reuters - Published

U.S. judge rejects Michael Avenatti request to delay Nike extortion trial

A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected Michael Avenatti's requestto delay a scheduled Jan. 21 criminal trial accusing thecelebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc.
Reuters - Published

U.S. rejects Avenatti claim that 'document dump' justifies Nike trial delay

U.S. prosecutors on Monday rejected Michael Avenatti's claim that they overwhelmed him with large amounts of material for the Jan. 21 trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc ,..
Reuters - Published

Avenatti objects to U.S. 'document dump,' seeks possible Nike trial delay

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti wants a U.S. judge to exclude large amounts of material that federal prosecutors produced recently for his trial accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc, or else to..
Reuters - Published

U.S. judge orders Michael Avenatti to face fraud charge as Nike trial looms

A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss a criminal charge that he defrauded a client who he said knew about improper payments that Nike allegedly made to..
Reuters - Published

Michael Avenatti fails to narrow Nike indictment; U.S. judge cites Cosby case

A U.S. judge on Monday rejected Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss two of the three counts in an indictment accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc by threatening to reveal its..
Reuters - Published

Celebrity lawyer Avenatti fails to narrow Nike extortion indictment

A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss two of the three counts in an indictment accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc.
Reuters - Published

Avenatti says evidence he's cash-strapped doesn't belong in Nike extortion trial

Michael Avenatti does not want U.S. prosecutors to present evidence at his criminal trial this month that his alleged financial straits, including an inability to pay child support, gave the celebrity..
Reuters - Published

Nike seeks to keep marketing executives out of Michael Avenatti trial

Nike Inc asked a judge to block Michael Avenatti from having five of its sports marketing officials testify at his upcoming criminal trial, calling their testimony irrelevant to whether the California..
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Colin Kaepernick's new 'True to 7' Nike sneaker sells out in minutes. The sole of the right shoe has a sly NFL callout

The "True to 7" sneaker features an embroidered portrait of the former NFL quarterback on the heel and a callout to the NFL on the right shoe's sole.
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17 can't-miss deals from Nordstrom's huge end of year sale

Nordstrom's Half-Yearly Sale is back and you can score end of year discounts on cult-favorite necessities from Barefoot Dreams, Ugg, Nike, and more.
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Prosecutors claim Avenatti was over $15 million in debt during alleged Nike extortion

California attorney Michael Avenatti, known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in a lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump, was more than $15 million in debt when he allegedly tried to..
Reuters - Published

Nike quarterly results beat, but North America disappoints

Nike Inc's quarterly revenue and profit blew past Wall Street expectations on Thursday on strong sales in China, but lower-than-expected growth in North America, its biggest market, overshadowed the..
Reuters - Published

Lawyer Avenatti asks U.S. judge to dismiss new fraud charge

Lawyer Michael Avenatti on Friday urged a federal judge to dismiss a criminal fraud charge accusing him of misleading a client as part of his alleged effort to extort Nike Inc.
Reuters - Published

Nike is launching shoes for 'everyday heroes' in nursing, medical professions

Designed for on-the-ground athletes like nurses and doctors, the new Nike Air Zoom Pulse will make 12-hour hospital shifts a little easier.
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Michael Avenatti faces new fraud charge in Nike extortion case

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday unveiled a new fraud charge against lawyer Michael Avenatti, accusing him of lying to a client as part of his alleged effort to extort Nike Inc .
Reuters - Published

Nike shoes won't be sold on Amazon anymore

Nike's direct sales to consumers are growing, and some analysts say its split with Amazon could curb counterfeiting
CBS News - Published

Nike to Stop Selling Its Products on Amazon in E-Commerce Pivot

nike to stop selling its products on amazon in e-commerce pivot
Nike will stop selling its products on Amazon and end a two-year-old pilot ecommerce program as it shifts to focus on more personal relationships with customers. ......
WorldNews - Published

Former Nike runner Mary Cain alleges emotional and physical abuse from Oregon Project

American professional runner Mary Cain alleged that she was "emotionally and physically abused" by Nike's Oregon Project and coach Alberto Salazar.
USATODAY.com - Published

Track star Mary Cain alleges physical and emotional abuse by Nike coach

Mary Cain, a world championship runner, is talking about the alleged abuse she endured at the hands of Nike and one of its former coaches, Alberto Salazar. Speaking to the New York Times, the track..
CBS News - Published

Nike investigating "troubling" allegations by Mary Cain

Former Nike Oregon Project runner claims abusive training led to physical injuries and psychological problems
CBS News - Published

As the U.S. and China clash, Nike walks a tightrope

The athletic gear company's surging growth in China puts it in a tough spot — caught in the geopolitical crossfire
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Liverpool win legal battle over New Balance deal

A High Court judge rules the kit supplier's marketing offer was "less favourable" than a Nike deal.
BBC News - Published

Mike Pence blasts NBA, Nike for 'silencing free speech' about Hong Kong protests

Vice President Mike Pence called out the NBA and Nike for "silencing free speech" about Hong Kong protests.
USATODAY.com - Published

Pence backs Hong Kong protests in China speech, slams NBA and Nike

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday accused China of curtailing "rights and liberties" in Hong Kong and blasted U.S. company Nike and the National Basketball Association for falling in line with..
Reuters - Published

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