January 07, 2020
Academy’s fight against several lawsuits brought by victims of the Sunderland Springs mass shooting, is proceeding in TX Supreme Court after that state’s Fourth Court of Appeals denied a motion to dismiss the suits.
Michael Avenatti, on trial for trying to extort Nike for $15-25 million, lost a motion to obtain tape recordings and unredacted transcripts of conversations between Nike basketball executives and Gary Franklin, the former coach of an elite amateur basketball team that had NBA talent like Deandre Ayton.
Chip Wilson told CNBC in an interview that he sees Nike, Adidas, Lululemon and Anta as the ultimate winners in the athletic market while delivering a shot at Under Armour as a brand that “lost its way” by relying too heavily on the sporting goods wholesale channel and aiming for a “skinny” market of 14-18 year old boys.
The Eager Beavertons announced their new kit sponsorship of the top Premier League team, following months of contentious legal sparring with New Balance, the Reds’ former sponsor.
Nike’s Vaporfly Next% sneakers were worn by more than 84% of racers at Japan’s Hakone Ekiden relay marathon, Bloomberg reported, citing stats compiled by local media.
Pro-Shot Products, based in Taylorville, IL, has purchased the KleenBore brand of firearms cleaning accessories from Safariland Group.