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  • Cotton that's kinder to the planet

    Cotton that's kinder to the planet
    Leather, tulle and silk may be the stuff of runway dreams, but when it comes to most U.S. apparel, cotton is king. Almost 75% of clothing sold in the U.S. contains at least some of the tufty fiber, according to the 2010 Cotton Inc. Retail Monitor, a...
  • Nike lawsuit against Reebok stops Tim Tebow apparel sales

    Nike lawsuit against Reebok stops Tim Tebow apparel sales
    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...
  • Nike ditches Cole Haan and Umbro shoe and soccer brands

    Nike ditches Cole Haan and Umbro shoe and soccer brands
    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...
  • After two seasons on the job, VCU coach already in demand

    After two seasons on the job, VCU coach already in demand
    Rob Brandenberg had four basketball scholarship offers from schools in his native Ohio, plus emerging power Butler. He chose VCU instead. When Anthony Grant resigned as Rams coach two years ago, Joey Rodriguez considered transferring to Division II...
  • For perfect weather, food, his goal is Bora Bora

    For perfect weather, food, his goal is Bora Bora
    Landon Donovan is the face of American soccer. An all-time leader in scoring and assists for the U.S. National Soccer team, the 29-year-old also is a star player for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Donovan, based in Southern California, is a four-time winner of...
  • Recording Industry: Here's a (inadvertent) handy guide on best websites for stealing music

    Recording Industry: Here's a (inadvertent) handy guide on best websites for stealing music
    From the Midnight Sun blog: In response to an inquiry from the federal government trade czar, the Recording Industry Association of America released Monday a filing itemizing "notorious markets" across the globe. Notorious markets are physical places...
  • Book review: 'The Tenth Parallel' by Eliza Griswold

    Book review: 'The Tenth Parallel' by Eliza Griswold
    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...
  • Fitness model does it all: boot camps, boxing, real estate

    Fitness model does it all: boot camps, boxing, real estate
    Viktoria Telek won Wilhelmina Models' 2009 Hot Body Model Search, which awarded her with a five-year contract. She entered at an open casting call at a Vitamin Shoppe in Miami and competed against thousands nationwide. Since then, she has appeared in...
  • Teen Victim in Lamar Odom Limo Crash Dies

    Teen Victim in Lamar Odom Limo Crash Dies
    NEW YORK, (KTLA) -- A 15-year-old boy has died after he was hit last week by a limo carrying Lakers forward and reality T.V. star Lamar Odom, reports confirmed Monday. Odom was in New York to attend a funeral and shoot a Nike commercial. The accident...
  • New iPhone app offers rewards for exercising

    New iPhone app offers rewards for exercising
    TORONTO (Reuters) - Need some motivation to hit the gym? Perhaps some free merchandise will do the trick. At least this is the premise that Nexercise is built upon, a free iPhone app that tracks activities ranging from running and weightlifting to...
  • Tennis wear that's love at first serve

    Tennis wear that's love at first serve
    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:...