| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Under Armour and Nike Inc. have agreed to settle a trademark infringement lawsuit in which the Baltimore-based sports apparel brand accused its rival of illegally using versions of the "I Will" slogan.
"The litigation has been resolved on a confidential...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Surf clothing designer
Lian Murray, 54, an innovator in surfwear design who helped build the Hurley brand to prominence in the field, died Nov. 3 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, several days after suffering an acute asthma attack,...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, led a big rise in philanthropy among the wealthy in 2013 as the number of gifts of at least $1 million climbed 57%, according to a report by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Trendy footwear maker Skechers USA Inc., trying to overcome the controversy from its toner shoes, is increasing its modest gains from last year and so far outrunning Wall Street's expectations this year.
The Manhattan Beach company has posted profits in...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:33 PM
No shoe is worth $315,unless you are Carrie from Sex In The City. But back to reality, there’s been a lot of immediate yada-yada over the $315 LeBron James basketball shoe that will be released by Nike Inc. in the fall. It would be the most...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Under Armour is suing Nike, alleging that its chief competitor is illegally using a version of the Baltimore sports apparel company's new primary slogan, "I Will."
The suit, which the company said it filed Thursday afternoon in U.S. District Court in...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Nike Inc. announced Wednesday it will end its contract with Lance Armstrong, an endorsement deal that once earned the embattled cycling star millions of dollars.
The move comes a week after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released reports that outlined...
| Mar 1, 2013
First lady Michelle Obama rolled out her latest health and fitness initiative in Chicago on Thursday, just as city heath officials released new data showing 1 in 4 of the city's public school students are obese.
The "Let's Move! Active Schools"...
| Sep 30, 2010
Blame it on the "tsetse fly belt" dividing north and south Africa. Or the schizophrenic monsoons in Asia. Blame it, Eliza Griswold suggests, on overweening hubris and nearsightedness. But don't blame the cultural divide between Islam and Christianity on...
| Aug 21, 2011
Recreational tennis players can only admire the talent on display during the summer's big Grand Slam tournaments — the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, which is slated to begin Aug. 29. But they do have something in common with the pros:...
| Nov 20, 2011
Shopping centers have always been about more than shopping. Before the rise of Internet-based social interaction, malls were a workplace, gathering place and pop culture petri dish for the better part of two generations. That made them the perfect...