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Nike severs ties to Armstrong “with great sadness”

NEW YORK — Nike has severed ties with cyclist Lance Armstrong, citing insurmountable evidence that he participated in doping and misled the company about those activities for more than a decade. The clothing and footwear company said Wednesday that it ...

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Manchester United files for IPO in U.S.

NEW YORK — Manchester United plans to go public. In the United States, to boot. The record 19-time English champions filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday to hold an initial public offering of stock ...

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New Nike ‘Foamposite’ shoe causes frenzy

Sneaker fanatics who lined up outside stores overnight got their first crack Friday at a new outer-space themed Nike basketball shoe, getting so unruly in some cities that police were called to restore order. More than 100 deputies in riot ...

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Nike releases famed “Back to the Future” shoe

PORTLAND — Nike is going back to the future. The sneaker maker on Thursday said it has created a limited-edition shoe based on a glowing pair that appeared in the popular 1989 movie “Back to the Future II.” The 2011 ...

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Baltimore man sentenced for selling counterfeit items

Federal authorities say a Baltimore man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for selling counterfeit items purportedly made by Louis Vuitton, Prada, Nike and others. Forty-seven-year-old Marvin Johnson was also ordered to forfeit nearly $24,000 in unlawful proceeds ...

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