Check out the inside story on the KD V, Kevin Durant’s fifth Nike shoe. The number 5 acts as inspiration: 5 players united on the court, 5 sides of the nation’s pentagon, 5 corners of a star, and what that means to #35.
This morning Nike has announced that they have dropped cyclist Lance Armstrong. In a statement released by the company they said “Due to the seemingly insurmountable evidence that Lance Armstrong participated in doping and misled Nike for more than a decade, it is with great sadness that we have terminated our contract with him.”, they also stated “Nike does not condone the use of illegal performance enhancing drugs in any manner. Nike plans to continue support of the Livestrong initiatives created to unite, inspire and empower people affected by cancer.“. Read more ….
Andrew Wiggins, the consensus No. 1 player in the class of 2014, has been turning heads all summer long as he blazes through the AAU circuit. The combo-wing can play and defend the 2, 3 or 4 position, and this past weekend he showcased his supreme talent, explosiveness and skills at the 2012 Nike Peach Jam. Here is footage of Wiggins dominating the competition in North Augusta, SC, where his AAU squad, CIA Bounce, lost in the finals to the Oakland Soldiers.
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MMG artist Stalley gets together with Nike Sportswear to do a commercial to celebrate 20 years since the 1992 Dream Team made their statement on the world.
Over the summer 16 finalist will advance to the Nike+ Basketball Dunk Showcase, who will then battle it out and crowned champion by the one and only LeBron James. Powered by your shoes. Proven by your phone. If you think you got what it take, get those videos submitted.
Nike has extended their Nike+range with two new shoes coming out. One is a basketball shoe and the other a trainer. The shoes will feature a clever pressure sensor built into the sole that works with the existing motion tracking technology to provide details that weren’t previously offered by the Nike+ system, such as jump heights and other useful factors. This technology will be can be used with iOS devices and anything else that is compatible with Nike+. The release date for these new shoes is 06.29.12. No word on pricing yet.
Now that Nike has taken over the NFL, take a look at their new at their new promo video.
Previously: SPORTS: NFL, Nike Unveil New Uniforms
Today in Brooklyn New York, Nike unveiled the new uniforms for all 32 NFL teams. Many of the teams went through small changes to their uniforms, only the Seattle Seahawks got the most drastic change.. Most of the buzz is going into the new materials of the jerseys and tights., they pose a tighter fit and in some cases more vibrant colour shadings. Hit the link below for a full look at all 32 teams uniforms. Here are a few below.
Today Nike unveiled their new FuelBand. For about $150.00 the FuelBand will allow you to track calories, how many steps you take in a given day and also acts as a stop watch. It also allows you to set daily goals to challenge yourself. Hit the link below for the full story.