What’s that, you say? People just aren’t flocking to athletic equipment endorsed by Lance Armstrong since he admitted that his professional cycling career was full of doping and lies? That makes sense. That’s bad news if you’re Dick’s Sporting Goods, and half of the pricey fitness equipment you sell is Livestrong-branded. Show More Summary
Lake Bell married artist Scott Campbell in New Orleans on Saturday and a ton of her celebrity frieds were in attendance. Jennifer Aniston was decked out in a short, Summery dress alongside her own fiance, Justin Theroux. Justin, whoShow More Summary
The former Intel executive says his new company is "born mobile" while his former employer is like an elite athlete trying to switch sports.
The cancer charity struggled through Lance Armstrong's doping scandal, but can it survive without Nike? For Livestrong, the other swoosh just dropped. Last October Nike severed ties with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong amid a barrage...Show More Summary
“It really has zero relevance, and I’m sorry that people still want to attach me to that, but it holds no relevance to my life.” – Sheryl Crow shutting down questions about ex-fiance Lance Armstrong in an otherwise amiable … Continue reading ?
Some of us have that same punch-in-the-gut feeling about Lance Armstrong– cancer survivor, iconic Tour de France winner, and major philanthropist who served as a beacon of light and hope for millions, whose life and legend continues to unravel.
So Nike is severing their financial relationship with Lance Armstrong because, well, they didn't say. But apparently he's too immoral for them now: The fallout from Lance Armstrong's doping confessions continues. Nike has announced that...Show More Summary
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. The move ends a relationship that began in 2004 and helped the foundation raise more...
The plucky wristband-manufacturer (and cancer-awareness-raiser), has lost its second benefactor in less than a year: with Lance Armstrong already out of the picture, Nike has decided to end its nine-year partnership with Livestrong. Read more...
It appears that it wasn’t enough for Nike to dump Lance Armstrong, he of bicycling/doping allegations fame: Seven months after Armstrong stepped down from his position as chairman of the Livestrong Foundation’s board, Nike seems to be distancing itself even further from the fallen cyclist by announcing that it will be ending its deal with Livestrong and will no … [More]
Cycling superstar Lance Armstrong founded the cancer charity in 1997. After years of denials, he admitted in January that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career. Nike earlier cut ties with Armstrong. Now it is parting ways with the foundation.
Getty Images By JIM VERTUNO AUSTIN, Texas -- 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...Show More Summary
Nike will be cutting ties with Livestrong, the cancer charity started by Lance Armstrong that once shared a close connection to the footwear and sports apparel company. Nike has been credited with turning Livestrong into a global brand and making the yellow wristband a cultural icon, but now is pulling back after Armstrong became embroiled [...]Show More Summary
A few months after severing its relationship to tainted cyclist Lance Armstrong, athletics gear giant Nike has dissolved its ties to Livestrong Foundation, the cancer charity he founded in 1997.
The sports brand is officially severing all ties with Lance Armstrong's cancer research foundation, Austin-based Livestrong. [ more › ]
It's latest fallout from the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
From Lance Armstrong to the IRS, 2013 is already so rich with lessons to be learned from leadership failures, we decided to put together a few mid-year awards. We get at least as many helpful ideas about good leadership from failures as we do from successes, so these five should be particularly instructive.
Nike will no longer partner with the Livestrong Foundation founded by Lance Armstrong. The company has been making apparel for Livestrong since 2004, and has helped raise $100 million since then, the charity says. The company also created the yellow wristbands that have been a huge success. Show More Summary
Lance Armstrong took to Twitter this morning to criticize cyclist Danilo Di Luca for doping. Di Luca tested positive for EPO and was immediately fired from his team this morning. Armstrong responded with this tweet: Armstrong seems to acknowledge the irony here. Show More Summary
Yeah, there’s really no way to stretch that title out anymore than that, so let’s just jump straight into this story about comedienne April Macie allegedly catching her friend giving (disgraced athlete) Lance Armstrong a rimjob, via Examiner … “I went to use the bathroom, and I went in and Lance was bent over aMORE