When A Famed Nike Coach Tried To Steal A Race, A Track Protest Was Born

The scene was unprecedented: seven runners walking off the track hand in hand, in quiet protest against their own governing body. The women had just run the 1,500-meter race at the U.S. indoor national championships on Feb. 23 in Albuquerque. The day before, the winner of the 3,000-meter race, Gabe Grunewald, had been… » 3/07/14 12:48pm 3/07/14 12:48pm

Nike's New Fuelband Sucks

Were you waiting patiently for Nike's new Fuelband, hoping that 20+ months was enough to make it great? Well, screw off. The Fuelband got a few minor improvements—better Bluetooth and it's a weeee bit more waterproof—but overall it's still miles behind virtually every competitor. No altimeter, no heart rate monitor, no … » 10/15/13 3:15pm 10/15/13 3:15pm

Nike Gave Jabari Parker's High School Branded Apparel And That's OK

Grid, a weekly magazine in Chicago, noticed that the best public high schools for basketball in Chicago—a city where high school basketball gets foldout sections in newspapers and crowds pack the stands for big match-ups—wear a lot of Nike gear. Grid correctly assumed that most of those schools lack the budget… » 2/23/13 12:10pm 2/23/13 12:10pm

Nike Dumps Lance Armstrong In The Smarmiest Way Possible

In case you missed it earlier today, Lance Armstrong stepped down from his LiveStrong charity (but Rick Reilly says he's still an American treasure!), and Nike fired him with the following terse press release: » 10/17/12 10:15am 10/17/12 10:15am