nike

identity-culture

Companies Are Realizing That Being Publicly Conservative Is Really Unpopular

A new poll shows that people like brands more when they embrace progressive causes like LGBTQ rights, and dislike companies that support Republicans.
Harry Cheadle
3 days ago
politics

Republicans Are Suddenly Really Sentimental About the Betsy Ross Flag

Republicans are warring with Nike over its decision to pull shoes emblazoned with the Betsy Ross flag.
Emma Ockerman
7.3.19
Celebrity

Colin Kaepernick and Nike Are Right, the Betsy Ross Flag Shouldn't Be on Sneakers

Betsy Ross' flag is a reminder of slavery. We don't need it on shoes.
Kristin Corry
7.2.19
Race

Nike Was About to Sell Shoes With a Flag That Flew During Slavery. Colin Kaepernick Was Apparently Not a Fan.

Kaepernick reportedly lodged a complaint with the company.
Tim Marcin
7.2.19
Michael Avenatti

Michael Avenatti stole A LOT more money than we thought, prosecutors say

He allegedly embezzled millions from a client with disabilities and set up shell companies to hide money from the government.
Emma Ockerman
4.11.19
Womens History Month

The WNBA Icon Who Should Have Changed the Endorsement Deal Game

WNBA star Sheryl Swoopes made history in 1995 and became the first woman with her own signature sneaker—a milestone very few women athletes would meet.
Bianca Betancourt
3.29.19
Michael Avenatti

Michael Avenatti arrested and charged with extortion and fraud in 2 separate federal cases

In one case, he tried to extort more than $20 million from Nike, according to prosecutors.
Rex Santus
3.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Store Owner's Anti-Kaepernick Boycott Cost Him His Entire Business

"Perhaps there are more Brandon Marshall and Colin Kaepernick supporters out there than I realized."
River Donaghey
2.14.19
Art

meet the artist making memes in real life

Tom Galle's art is perfect for your Friday procrastination session.
Juule Kay
11.9.18
sneakers by vice

The Bootleg Nikes That Got Banned by Big Tobacco

After a DIY designer made a pair of sneakers that riffed on Newport’s packaging, its legal team came after him with everything it had.
VICE Staff
10.19.18
NFL

Attorney Suggests Raiders or Patriots Might Sign Colin Kaepernick

According to a cryptic interview with TMZ, Mark Geragos suggested his client could land with two teams, hinting at the Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots.
Liam Daniel Pierce
9.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Racists Are Peddling Fake Nike Coupons for 'People of Color'

Apparently we've now reached the "racist 4Chan scam" phase of the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's new ad.
Drew Schwartz
9.14.18
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