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President Obama's decision to "make his stand in the current fight for trade negotiating power" on Friday at Nike's Oregon HQ "came as a shock to labor activists, and a surprise even to some in his own administration," according to Baker & Hirschfield Davis of the N.Y. TIMES. While Nike was "onc...
Nike released a "scathing report about itself" concerning conditions at its contracted factories in Indonesia, according to CNNfn''s Kitty Pilgrim. Global Alliance President Rick Little, on a study re
The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) has formed the Detroit Metro Sports Commission (DMSC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the DMCVB that will act as its sports marketing arm (DMCVB).
In the most comprehensive study to date on the subject, THE DAILY found that more than 422 million spectators attended sporting events in the U.S. and Canada during the ''99 sports calendar year. The
The Rockets "kicked off" a program yesterday that will "award grants to inner-city groups for small projects to improve neighborhoods," according to Armando Villafranca of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The g
Nike is "making its own business more inclusive of women, not only as buyers, but also as employees," according to Andy Dworkin of the Portland OREGONIAN, who wrote that Nike has spent "years on diver
The "trickle-down effect" of advertising and sponsorships from the collegiate level onto the high school athletic field was examined by Jeff Lockridge of the Nashville TENNESSEAN. While the National F
A survey conducted by MD-based Global Alliance for Workers and Communities of 3,800 Nike workers in Vietnam and Thailand "is being touted as the first in-depth look at what Nike employees have to say
Since ''63, Little League baseball players "have been brought to us on an ABC platter, their heroics and their heartache, their successes and their shame," according to Bill Plaschke of the L.A. TIMES
Last weekend''s triumphs by Tiger Woods and Lance Armstrong at the British Open and Tour de France, respectively, continue to be praised in the editorial and opinion pages. The following is a sampling
Nike and the Univ. of OR (UO) are "hoping to make the world''s biggest market into a top spot for sports business," according to Andy Dworkin of the Portland OREGONIAN. Funded by a $150,000 grant from