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Nike’s slowdown seen as sign Under Armour, others gaining (access required)

    Nike’s closely watched futures orders are barely increasing in North America, renewing concerns that Under Armour and other competitors are hamstringing the company’s once-torrid growth. The orders — a key indicator of demand for the brand’s sneakers and ...

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Under Armour hires former Nike, current Dallas Mavs’ exec as global sports chief (access required)

Under Armour announced today that  former Nike and current Dallas Mavericks’ executive Terdema L. Ussery II will join the Baltimore-based sports apparel and fitness company as president, global sports categories, effective Sept. 14. Ussery will oversee category management across all ...

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Photographer of Jordan ‘Jumpman’ sues Nike, claims copyright issue

A photographer is accusing Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of Michael Jordan soaring toward a basketball hoop by continuing to use the image to market shoes and clothes. Jacobus Rentmeester, of New York City, filed suit against ...

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Nike, USOC extend through 2020

(AP) The swoosh and the rings will stick together through at least 2020. The U.S. Olympic Committee signed an extension to its sponsorship deal with Nike that will last through the Tokyo Games six years from now. Nike is one ...

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