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Corporate Profits Real Reason for Sweatshops
The chief assumption underlying James Flanigan's Aug. 4 column ("Garment Industry Awaits Welfare Recipients") is fundamentally flawed. retailers want to offer American consumers low priced goods. Nike is but one giant corporation shopping around the world for cheap labor. Instead its payroll for 12,000 workers in Indonesia was $5 million in 1994.
ARTICLES BY DATENike Extravaganza: Jordan McLaughlin puts on a show for Etiwanda [Video]
February 1, 2014 By Eric Sondheimer
USC bound Jordan McLaughlin scored 30 of his 32 points after halftime on Saturday night, including a floater with six seconds left in regulation to tie the game, and Etiwanda went on to defeat St. Nike Air Presto John Bosco, 62 53, in overtime at the Nike Extravaganza at Mater Dei. McLaughlin had been tentative in the first half and was worried about an ankle he had rolled on Friday night. Etiwanda fell behind, 22 16, against St. John Bosco's 2 3 zone defense. But everything changed in the second half.
Nike, fans stand behind Lance Armstrong
August 24, 2012 By Houston Mitchell
As the cycling world and fans of Lance Armstrong continued to absorb the seven time Tour de France winner's announcement Thursday that he would no longer fight charges that he used performance enhancing drugs, one of his biggest sponsors, Nike, came out in support of Armstrong. Nike, in a statement, said: "Lance has stated his innocence and has been unwavering on this position. on Saturday. But it was worth the wait to see All American Stanley Johnson, who scored 27 Air Max Sverige points and helped Mater Dei improve to 23 0 with a 69 57 victory over Chicago Whitney Young. Rex Pflueger added 16 points. The Monarchs, after holding a four point halftime lead, pulled away in the third quarter. Nike Free 3.0 V4 Miles Reynolds scored 21 points for Whitney Young (15 5) and Jahlil Okafor finished with 17 points.
Greeted by a forest of upraised arms, Kobe Bryant received a warm reception Thursday in China. Of course, Bryant gets this everywhere. When he enters and leaves a Lakers game at Staples Center. At the London Olympics. And, in the case documented in the photo above, at an event in Wuhan in centralChina's Hubei province as part of his yearly Nike tour. Bryant told The Times in February that he found that the Chinese were especially welcoming when he hosted a clinic in 1998. Bryant was second on the list at $50 million for his Nike signature shoes, followed by Carmelo Anthony's Jordan brand ($40 million) and Kevin Durant's Nike ($35 million). Dwight Howard's Adidas brand shoes brought in $5 million, on par with John Wall's Reebok shoe.