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Lance Armstrong

Armstrong Steps Down From Charity, Nike Terminates Contract

Cyclist Lance Armstrong has stepped down as chairman of his cancer-fighting charity on the same day that he became only the second athlete ever to be fired by Nike, according to ESPN.com.

CBS Miami–10/17/2012

Dwyane Wade

Heat’s D-Wade Parts Ways With Nike

So what’s he going to wear next? Reigning NBA Champion Miami Heat guard Dwayne Wade will no longer be sportin’ Jordan Brand sneakers.

CBS4–10/02/2012

(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Report: Nike Set To Debut $315 LeBron Shoe

How much would you pay for a pair of tennis shoes? American consumers have been willing to shell out up to $250, but how about $315? That’s the price tag attached to a new LeBron James shoe from Nike.

CBS Miami–08/21/2012

(Source: AP)

Florida Among Teams Set For Major 2017 Tourney

Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis said Thursday that he expects 24 Nike-backed basketball teams to be in two tournaments in 2017 to celebrate Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday.

CBS Miami–08/16/2012

New Dolphins Uniform

Fins Debut New Nike Uniforms

The Miami Dolphins debuted their new uniform Tuesday morning during a league-wide reveal of the new uniforms designed by Nike.

CBS4–04/03/2012

(Source: CBS4) Riot police on horseback break up an unruly crowd in Orlando.

Riot Police Break Up Unruly Nike Shoe Crowd At Fla. Mall

The release of new “galactic-themed” Nike sneakers caused a near riot in Orlando but all has remained calm in South Florida.

CBS4–02/24/2012

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 20: Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks drives against Sundiata Gaines #1 of the New Jersey Nets at Madison Square Garden on February 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Nike Has “Lin”sanity Under Contract

Not that Nike needed any additional revenue, but the company either had remarkable foresight or simply dumb luck when it comes to New York Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin.

CBS4–02/23/2012

(Photo by: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

LeBron’s $4 Billion Ring

With each victory in the NBA Playoffs, LeBron James moves closer to adding his first championship ring to his hand. But a championship for LeBron would also add close to $4 billion to his top sponsor, Nike.

CBS Miami–05/19/2011

Air Jordan Fly Wade

Nike Unveils The “Fly Wade” Shoe

Dwyane Wade has served as the face of the Air Jordan game-shoe for the past two seasons. Now, Nike has finally revealed his first signature shoe as a part of Nike’s Air Jordan brand.

04/05/2011

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