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Why Michael Jordan is the Highest Paid Retired Athlete

Branding expert Martin Morse shares insights

Michael, in my eyes, really benefited from the perfect storm of growing urban pop culture…

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Will the ‘Pay Gap’ Between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova Close?

Tennis star’s admission of drug use a game changer in advertising world

While Williams has always stood in Sharapova’s shadow when it comes to endorsements, she has…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[WATCH] Kevin Hart Gets His Own Line of Nike Kicks

'Ride Along 2' co-star becomes first actor/entertainer to have his own cross trainer

Comedian Kevin Hart has his own Nike sneaker, dubbed “Hustle Harts,” reportedly becoming the first…

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[WATCH] LeBron James Turns 31 Today

Forbes estimates his net worth at $65 million, ranking in at #6 of the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes in 2015

December 30 is LeBron James’ birthday. The American pro basketball player, famously born in 1984…

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LeBron James Signs Lifetime Deal with Nike

Contract is first lifetime deal in the shoe and apparel company’s 44-year history

Today, LeBron James has agreed to a lifetime endorsement deal with Nike, the first deal…

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$40 Million Secret? Michael Jordan’s Nike Endorsement Details Revealed

Superstar baller's attorneys detail how much he earned in lawsuit against grocery chain

A court case has exposed what is being touted as one of Nike’s biggest kept…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Kevin Durant and Nike Are Bringing New Life To Old Basketball Courts

They will be using new recycling technology to build outdoor courts

Kevin Durant is teaming with Nike for a new initiative to bring quality outdoor basketball…

By Michael Tolbert

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Nike Co-Founder Phil Knight Steps Down As Chairman

Phil Knight is planning to step away from his iconic brand

Phil Knight built Nike into one of the most profitable and recognizable brands in the…

By Michael Tolbert

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GQ Recognizes Some of the Most Stylish Athletes in New List

The magazine galvanizes a few of sports style icons

Lebron James and Mario Balotelli made the cut for GQ’s most stylish men alive list.

By Michael Tolbert

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Nike Inks Massive Apparel Deal With The NBA

Nike is set to take over the NBA's uniform design during the 2017-18 season

One notable change in design that’s already planned is the addition of the Nike logo…

By Michael Tolbert

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Leaked Details On The 2015-2016 NBA Uniforms

An Adidas catalog surfaces online providing details on next seasons NBA apparel

Details of next year’s NBA uniforms surface, including a redesigned “Drake” alternate jersey.

By Michael Tolbert

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Nike to Create 10,000 U.S. Jobs if Free Trade Deal Gets Approved

Trade will help to decrease the cost of importing and exporting goods

Nike agrees to create 10,000 U.S. jobs if the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal with 11 other…

By Courtney Connley

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UFC Fighter Jon Jones Stripped of His Title, Suspended Indefinitely

Things have gone from bad to worse for the former champion

Things have gone from bad to worse for former UFC champion Jon Jones.

By Michael Tolbert

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NBA Baller with Anta Sneaker Deal Caught Wearing Jordans

Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons says competitor shoe better for his injured ankle

Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons says Nike brand Air Jordan a better fit while his ankle…

By Sakina Spruell

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Nike Replaces Adidas As China’s National Football Sponsor

Nike will unveil new kits for China's football teams later this month

The China Football Association recently released news of a changing of the guards, which would…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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The Best LeBron James Commercials of 2014

The superstar had some of the sharpest television ads this year

2014. It was the year of LeBron James in commercials. From James cooly pulling up…

By Jenisha Watts

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LeBron James Taps Local Northeastern Ohio Heroes In New Nike Shoe

King James honors exemplary leaders from the city in a major way

LeBron James, taps 12 local northeastern Ohio heroes to honor with a customized Nike shoe.

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Tiger Woods Inks Biggest Contract Deal in Five Years

The golf star has signed a deal with Hero MotoCorp

Tiger Woods signed a contact with Hero MotoCorp on Dec. 3. Above the golf star…

By Jenisha Watts

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Nike Basketball To Unveil New Signature Athlete In Video Live Stream

Tune in here to find out who it is!

The House of Hoops, also known as Nike Basketball, will unveil their newest Signature Athlete…

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NBA Legend Allen Iverson Has Nike Pull Shoe From Stores

The retired 76ers guard calls foul on sportswear brand

Retired Philadelphia 76er, Allen Iverson, recently laid the smack down on NIKE for recreating his…

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