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CLAIM: The sports apparel company Nike was quoted saying it could "afford to let go of all ‘Make America Great Again’ customers.”

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WOODBINE — State Police on Tuesday asked for the public’s help to find a missing 15-year-old boy. Borough resident Tyler Wolf was last seen about 3 a.m. Monday walking south near Lincoln Park, 337 Heilprin Ave., according to a post on the agency’s Facebook page.

Strange but true: It's been nearly 20 years since the 2000 publication of "Sole Influence" by Dan Wetzel and Don Yeager, whose book uncovered the shameful dynamics infusing the relationship between athletic shoe companies and college basketball. Way back then, the conspiracy actually was shocking ... only to be left to fester and enable more brazenness. At least until it all could no longer be ...

This college basketball season's indelible moment came when Duke star Zion Williamson's size-15 Nike burst apart at the seams just seconds into a much-anticipated game against rival North Carolina. Williamson, the ACC Player of the Year and expected No. 1 overall NBA draft pick, missed the rest of the regular season. Nike executives flew to Durham the next day - part damage control, part ...

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Nike has touched off a furor by wading into football's national anthem debate with an ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who was the first athlete to kneel during "The Star-Spangled Banner" to protest police brutality against blacks and hasn't played a game since 2016.

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An endorsement deal between Nike and Colin Kaepernick is prompting a flood of debate online as sports fans react to the apparel giant backing an athlete known mainly for starting a wave of protests among NFL players of police brutality, racial inequality and other social issues.

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