Tag: Nike

Iranian Soccer

Nike Refuses to Supply Iranian Team with Cleats for World Cup

Only a week out from the beginning of the World Cup, sportswear giant Nike announced that it would not supply the Iranian team with cleats due to the U.S. government’s announcement of new sanctions on the terror-exporting nation.

Anthony Davis

NBA Uses All-Star Weekend to Double Down on Social Justice Driven ‘Equality’ Campaign

On this All-Star weekend, Nike used the entire side of a building to let you know that they’re actively solving the problem of racism in the world. Across from the Superdome, a giant image of New Orleans Pelicans Power Forward Anthony Davis graced the side of a building along with the word “Equality” and the Nike swoosh, marking it as part of the advertising campaign launched by LeBron and others last week.

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Spike Lee Unveils Anti-Trump Nike Sneakers

Filmmaker Spike Lee posted a photo to Instagram of himself holding up a pair of custom Black History Month Air Jordan 1s, in an apparent show of protest against President Donald Trump.

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Nike to End Golf Equipment Manufacturing

Despite supplying the weapons of choice for golf legend Tiger Woods and current number four ranked player in the world, Rory McIlroy, Nike Golf calls it quits on their club-making equipment business.

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President Obama Takes Outsourcer ‘Bribe’

The exchange of favors is unseemly, because the president essentially validated Nike’s highly criticized and dubious corporate outsourcing model, and for a mere pittance.

Trent Steelman

West Point Sports Undergo Branding Makeover

On Monday, April 13, all 28 West Point athletic programs will launch a new matrix of logos, lettering and uniform numerals designed to pay greater tribute to the identity of the U.S. Army, Army leadership, and the mission of the Army’s sports program.

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Nike Sells Black Sneakers to Celebrate Black History Month

Nike celebrates Black History Month by selling black sneakers. Surely the folks at Converse bang their Chuck Taylors against their foreheads for not coming up with this idea the world has patiently waited 4.6 billion years for.