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President Obama Signs a Bill Protecting Sneaker Manufacturers in the U.S.

Nearing his final days in the White House, President Barack Obama has been hard at work ensuring a number of policies are enacted before he leaves. On Friday, he signed into law an annual defense spending bill which would increase pay for troops, as well as require the Department of Defense to issue athletic shoes made in the U.S. to its new recruits.

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HBO Cancels Bill Simmons’ Show ‘Any Given Wednesday’ After 5 Months

American sports journalist Bill Simmons is back in the headlines today, and not for something he wrote: HBO has announced that it will not be bringing back Simmons and his weekly talkshow Any Given Wednesday next season, with November 9’s episode being its last. Last year, Simmons’ departure from ESPN was highly publicized as the writer-turned-t…

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Nike Chronicles the Genius and Innovation of Co-Founder Bill Bowerman

Nike has paid tribute to its co-founder Bill Bowerman by charting the late track-coach-turned-footwear-impresario’s achievements and innovations in sporting footwear. In a post on the company website, Nike has outlined the history of Bowerman and Nike, and how the Cortez helped transform Blue Ribbon sports into the multinational conglomerate…

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