| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Nov 21 (Reuters) - Nike Inc :
* Announces 14 percent increase in quarterly dividend
* Sets quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share
* Declared increase in quarterly cash dividend on company's
outstanding class a
and class b common stock
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| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Trendy footwear maker Skechers USA Inc., trying to overcome the controversy from its toner shoes, is increasing its modest gains from last year and so far outrunning Wall Street's expectations this year.
The Manhattan Beach company has posted profits in...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:36 PM
NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez was back with the Trenton Thunder on Friday and hit what might be his last home run in a while.
With a lengthy suspension looming, the New York Yankees star hit a two-run homer to left in the third inning against the Reading...
| Mar 1, 2013
First lady Michelle Obama rolled out her latest health and fitness initiative in Chicago on Thursday, just as city heath officials released new data showing 1 in 4 of the city's public school students are obese.
The "Let's Move! Active Schools"...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:33 PM
No shoe is worth $315,unless you are Carrie from Sex In The City. But back to reality, there’s been a lot of immediate yada-yada over the $315 LeBron James basketball shoe that will be released by Nike Inc. in the fall. It would be the most...
| May 25, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Personal profile from the UConn media guide:
Career: Entered the 2008 season 10th in career punt return yardage at UConn with 358. 2008: Averaged 11.8 yards per punt return to lead the Big East and was 28th in the country in that category... His 306 punt...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Nike and Reebok, two of the largest players in the sports gear industry, are embroiled in an unholy spat over who gets to make and sell products featuring the name of newly minted New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow.
Late Wednesday, U.S. District Judge...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 5:04 AM
SEATTLE (AP) — Fights, vandalism and arrests marked the release of Nike's new Air Jordan basketball shoes as a shopping rush on stores across the country led to unrest that nearly turned into rioting.
The outbursts of chaos stretched from...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 5:56 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong is stepping down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity to it can focus on its mission instead of its founder's problems.
Armstrong's announcement came minutes before Nike Inc., announced it is...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Nike Inc. announced Wednesday it will end its contract with Lance Armstrong, an endorsement deal that once earned the embattled cycling star millions of dollars.
The move comes a week after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released reports that outlined...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Nike Inc. is selling off its Cole Haan shoes and accessories brand and its Umbro soccer-related company in order to focus on its namesake products.
The company wants to focus on Nike gear such as its new digital FuelBand fitness tracker, as well as items...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 12:46 PM
(Reuters) - Nike Inc will start selling Jeremy Lin-themed shoes this weekend, cashing in on the New York Knick point guard's recent rise to worldwide fame.
Priced at $130, the shoes will be available on Nike's website.
Nike said it will launch the...