ORIGINAL AIR COMING BACK? PHIL KNIGHT'S SILVER SCREEN MOMENT
Officials at Jordan Brand, Michael Jordan's Nike
division, say that the original Air Jordan sneakers which
Jordan wore on Sunday may be released again, according to
USA TODAY. Erin Patton, Dir of the Jordan Brand: "While the
future growth of the Jordan Brand will be fueled by new
product introductions, we will seek opportunities to
supplement our core product offerings with retro footwear
and apparel to satisfy the tremendous global appeal for
Michael's vintage products." Patton said that no timetable
is set for the re-release (USA TODAY, 3/10).
SILENT KNIGHT? In Chicago, Phil Rosenthal details a
scene in the upcoming film, "The Big One," by Michael Moore.
Moore sits down and asks Nike Chair Phil Knight about the
"12-year old workers" in Nike's overseas plants. Rosenthal
notes that Knight "corrects him pointedly" by replying,
"Fourteen." Rosenthal: "It's a proud moment for everyone"
(Phil Rosenthal, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 3/10).