| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Can you wobble your way to buns of steel?
The popularity of "toning" shoes, whose unstable soles require you to work muscles harder to stay balanced, suggests consumers are banking on it.
Sales of toning shoes, which cost from $70 to upwards of $200 and...
| Jan 13, 2012
In 1978, Byron Donzis walked into a Houston hospital looking for Dan Pastorini, the Houston Oilers' prized quarterback who was laid up with three broken ribs from a recent game. Donzis was wearing a trench coat and carrying a large bag. He was accompanied...
| Feb 27, 2011
Those vows to hit the gym more often or adopt a new exercise regimen seem to be part of the human condition. And although your choice of outfits is secondary to the search for motivation, the right clothing can't hurt.
"Women want to look good while...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:16 PM
There were some questionable decisions made in the food and beverage industry last week and their consequences are still being felt Monday. Belvedere Vodka posted an ad that horrified customers with an implied rape scene while a Georgia steakhouse based a...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Nike and Reebok, two of the largest players in the sports gear industry, are embroiled in an unholy spat over who gets to make and sell products featuring the name of newly minted New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow.
Late Wednesday, U.S. District Judge...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Nike Inc. is selling off its Cole Haan shoes and accessories brand and its Umbro soccer-related company in order to focus on its namesake products.
The company wants to focus on Nike gear such as its new digital FuelBand fitness tracker, as well as items...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Nike, the new supplier of the NFL, came out Tuesday morning to show off redesigned uniforms for the 2012 season.
Nike is taking over as the official supplier after Reebok’s 10-year deal with the league expired.
The Seattle Seahawks, along with all...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Football never has an offseason, and there’s always a way to make it about the Bears, whether the news comes from drugs, fashion or potential litigation.
F’rinstance, Bill Parcells coming to the NFC North.
That was the story from the New...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 12:47 PM
Juanita Watts does not wear Allen Iverson's No. 3 jersey or signature sneakers. She does not braid her hair like his or find tattoos attractive. Why, she doesn't even like to play basketball.
But if you're searching for the pulse of this Iverson-crazed...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Even though he's been a shadow of his former self in recent years, I'm going to miss Shaquille O'Neal, who announced his retirement today after 20 tumultuous years in the NBA. Before moviegoers fell in love with Iron Man, Batman,......
| Jun 2, 2011
| 4:35 PM
1. Lakers' three-peat. Regardless of whether some believe Shaquille O'Neal's eight-year tenure with the Lakers could've gone better had his relationship with Kobe Bryant, Phil Jackson and Jerry Buss didn't sour, he didn't always report to training camp...