Sports

The Entire History Of Nike In Just Under 3 Minutes

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Today, Nike is the most popular, recognizable and profitable sports brand on the planet. Forbes has the Swoosh listed as the number one most valuable brand in sports at $19 billion, besting ESPN (ESPN!) by $2 billion and change. Their next closest competition as far as sports apparel goes is adidas, which is valued at

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NBA

LeBron & Nike Come “Together” For Incredible New Ad

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The Cleveland Cavaliers will open their season tonight at Quicken Loans Arena, marking LeBron’s first official game back in Cleveland after re-signing with the Cavs this summer. As you can imagine, it’s going to be a very big night for that city. To celebrate, Nike has rolled out this powerful ad – starring LeBron and

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NFL

Nike Suspends Sponsorship Of Adrian Peterson Amidst Child Abuse Scandal

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After it was reported yesterday that Nike would be pulling Adrian Peterson jerseys from its shelves, ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported Wednesday morning that the company has decided to suspend their sponsorship of AP indefinitely: BREAKING: Nike has suspended its endorsement contract with Adrian Peterson pic.twitter.com/Oq87qNxLYb — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) September 17, 2014 That sounds great

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NFL

Nike Pulls All Adrian Peterson Jerseys from Twin Cities Stores

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In the wake of serious heat around the Minnesota Vikings for their decision to reinstate Adrian Peterson, Nike announced that all merchandise related to him have been yanked from their shelves. As of this afternoon you can still purchase the embattled running back’s jersey on their website and through other retailers. An eye-opening development: Nike stores

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Misc

Nike Is Working To Design An Athlete-Focused Airplane

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In collaboration with design firm Teague, Nike is looking to make athletes’ lives even more comfortable, not with their apparel but with their travels. The resulting design (there’s no plans for production yet) emphasizes maximizing space as much as possible while not cramming passengers into uncomfortable positions or seating arrangements. Instead of normal “cabins”, Teague

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