| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: February leading indicators, existing home sales for February, weekly jobless claims
Local earnings: AAR Corp., Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
Other earnings: ConAgra Foods Inc., Lennar Corp., Nike Inc., Scholastic Corp., Sterling...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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"...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 8:22 AM
For the second straight Nike SPARQ Combine competition, Justin Horton of Clermont East Ridge blew away the field Sunday at Mobile, Ala.
The6-foot-2, 200-pound linebacker had already turned in the nation best SPARQ rating Feb. 19, in Miami, but he decided...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 11:47 PM
Duaron Williams is a big boy. Six-foot-4, 296 pounds big.
But it’s not the size of the mountainous Jones High offensive lineman that really stands out.
It’s his smile.
Like Williams, it is massive and hard to miss. On Sunday, he had it...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 8:14 PM
It looks like defensive line coach Dan McCarney's leaving Florida might have more of a recruiting impact than many may have thought.
Sunday, St. Petersburg Lakewood junior defensive end Dante Fowler Jr., 6-foot-4, 235 pounds, committed to Florida State,...