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Scottie Pippen, Nike To Offer Free City Basketball Clinics

Chi League School is an intensive basketball and life skills development program for high school student-athletes who want to improve their skills but do not have the opportunity to get invited to premier off-season leagues.



Kick Off Golf Season With E.S.P.’s Spring Golf Guide

The arrival of golf season allows us once again to hit the links with some friends, get some exercise and take in the sunshine. To help get things started, E.S.P. presents their spring golf guide.


The Jordan XX9. (Credit: Nike)

Jordan Unveils 29th Version Of Signature Basketball Shoe

Almost exactly 11 years after that final game, Jordan revealed the 29th version of his shoe line–the Jordan XX9.


Thunder star Kevin Durant. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: How A Smart Superstar Could Break The NBA

The increase in endorsement income has changed the entire ballgame.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Chief Illiniwek. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: My Plea For U. of I. To Embrace Its Native American Heritage

Why don’t more people talk about what we should do regarding Native American heritage?

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Brandon Marshall was the MVP of the 2012 Pro Bowl. (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

Photo: Nike Unveils New Pro Bowl Uniforms

Maybe these will get people to watch the Pro Bowl?

670 The Score–10/08/2013

Derrick Rose. (Photo by Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baker’s Dozen: Sneaker Drama Nothing New For Bulls

The Bulls dealt with Nike and Jordan. Now it’s Adidas and Rose.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2013

Basketball players warm up at the Chi League Parks summer basketball league championship at Whitney Young High School on Aug. 10. 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Nike Helping Provide Fall Basketball Clinics At City Parks

“It’s exciting, really,” Pippen said. “It’s really giving the kids something to do.”



Guide To Chicago’s Newest Outlet Mall: Fashion Outlets Of Chicago

After stepping off a plane at O’Hare, where do you imagine someone visiting Chicago might want to visit? Willis Tower, Millennium Park… an outlet mall? Fashion Outlets of Chicago, having their Grand Opening August 1st – August 4th, probably wants you to choose the latter.


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Emanuel Announces Partnership With Nike For Summer Basketball Clinics

Nike is kicking in some cash to help Chicago kids stay occupied this summer, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


Lance Armstrong.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Nike Cuts Ties To Livestrong

Nike, which helped build Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong cancer charity into a global brand and introduced its familiar yellow wristband, is cutting ties with the foundation in the latest fallout from the former cyclist’s doping scandal.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2013

Controversial Nike ad of Tiger Woods. (credit: Nike/Facebook)

TTYM: A Urine Controlled Video Game? Yep! LeBron Video Bomb

A urine controlled video game? Now that’s what I call a “Game of Thrones,” a must-see LeBron James video bomb, Mr. T is on ice and Tiger Woods is causing more controversy. It’s all in this week’s That Thing You Missed.


Chris Paul. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Photo: Chris Paul’s Insane Shoe Collection

When you make almost $18 million per year, you can afford things like this.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2013

South Africa's Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius leaves the court room after his hearing on charge of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (Credit: Getty)

Bernstein: Oscar Pistorius And Inconvenient Truths

It sounds simple enough: before you decide to whip up the next inspirational sports legend to sell to the world, check to see if he’s already spent time in jail.

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Video: Woods, McIlroy Team Up For Nike Golf Commercial

Now that Nike has two of the world’s best golfers under contract in Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, the company can have some fun with advertising.

670 The Score–02/04/2013

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits the ball during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on September 3, 2012 in Norton, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Nike Signs Rory McIlroy To Lucrative Endorsement Deal

Move over Tiger Woods, the world’s new No. 1 golfer has now joined the Nike ranks.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2013

(Lance Armstrong and Tiger Woods. (Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Lance Armstrong Vs. Tiger Woods

Just one question for this week’s TFMB because, well, I said so.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2012

Lance Armstrong. (Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Watch This Hilariously Ironic Lance Armstrong Commercial From 2001

The irony of this commercial is unbelievable.


Lance Armstrong. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Nike Dumps Armstrong, Who Also Steps Down At Livestrong

Nike has severed ties with cyclist Lance Armstrong, citing insurmountable evidence that he participated in doping and misled the company about those activities for more than a decade.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2012

Lance Armstrong

Nike May Have Paid $500,000 To Cover For Armstrong’s Positive Drug Tests

Nike’s decision last week to stand next to embattled cyclists Lance Armstrong was shocking, but not quite as shocking as what was reveled in a New York Daily News report today.

670 The Score–10/16/2012