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The Legal Fight Between Nike And Boris Berian Is Heating Up 

Nike is steamed that 800-meter star Boris Berian has had the temerity to both reject their contract offer and continue to run very well, all the while wearing New Balance gear. In fact, they’re so riled up over losing Berian—who only two years ago was flipping burgers—they’ve filed for a federal court order to stop…

Something Sketchy Is Going On Between Nike And The Kenyan Athletics Federation

Kenyan runners have dominated men’s and women’s distance running for decades now, and they own 18 world records, from the middle distances to the marathon. Nike has an exclusive sponsorship agreement with the Kenyan athletics federation (Athletics Kenya), wherein they pay a boatload of money for Kenyan athletes to…

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Nick Symmonds Left Off Worlds Team For Not Signing Himself Over To Nike

Two-time 800-meter Olympian Nick Symmonds qualified for the 2015 World Championships team by winning the U.S. Championship in June, but he’s off the team. Symmonds refused to sign the USA Track & Field contract requiring Team USA members to wear only Nike-branded gear at all “official” (and the quotation marks are…