Nike News

Broken Nike Basketball Shoe Could Be Product Liability Case

The high-profile failure of a Nike Inc. basketball shoe on Wednesday night was more than an epic embarrassment for the athletic brand. It could be a product-liability case. Duke University star freshman Zion Williamson — the consensus No. 1 pick …

Ex-Ohio State Star Spielman Widens Lawsuit over Commercial Use of Image

A former Ohio State and NFL star is asking a judge to let him expand a class-action lawsuit over allegations that marketing campaigns for dozens of big-time colleges and universities improperly used the images of thousands of current and former …

Ex-Ohio St. Player Files Suit Over Use of Image in Marketing Program

One of Ohio State’s most famous football starshas sued the university over a marketing program he says used athletes’ images without permission and robbed them of compensation. Linebacker Chris Spielman filed the class-action lawsuit in federal court in Columbus on …

Oregon Judge Tosses Pimp’s Sneaker Warning Suit

An Oregon judge needed less than a half hour to dismiss a $100 million lawsuit filed by an imprisoned pimp who contended Nike should have included a consumer warning on the sneakers the man used to beat a prostitute’s customer. …

Reebok, Nike Settle Suit Over Tebow Apparel Sales

Reebok International Ltd. agreed to settle a lawsuit by rival Nike Inc. and will stop selling New York Jets football apparel with the name of the team’s popular new quarterback, Tim Tebow. According to settlement papers made public on Tuesday, …

‘Tebow-Mania’ Kicks Off Nike Damages Claim Against Reebok

Nike Inc. is accusing Reebok of trying to score an illegal Tim Tebow marketing touchdown. Nike sued its rival in U.S. District Court, saying that Reebok used the popular NFL quarterback’s name and number on New York Jets iconic green …