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Is Nike's FuelBand Running on Empty?

Layoffs at Nike point to a possible end for the Nike FuelBand fitness bracelet. It blew a golden opportunity to corner the market. It failed to evolve.

Tech's Highest-Paid CEOs

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer is the second-highest paid CEO in the tech world this year. Who's No. 1, and who else made the Top 12 list? Read on:

Nike Cuts Ties to Livestrong

Nike, which helped build Lance Armstrong's Livestrong cancer charity into a global brand, is cutting ties with the foundation over the former cyclist's doping scandal.

Nike's Rory McIlroy Deal Soars Far Past Tiger Woods' Old Contract

On Monday, Nike announced that it had inked a new contract with Tiger Woods' heir apparent, golf's new No. 1 player, Rory McIlroy, in a deal that dwarfs Tiger's. Rumors put its value at between $100 million and $250 million. Here's why Nike is going all in on the Irish prodigy.

Nike Severs Ties with Lance Armstrong

Nike is severing ties with famed cyclist Lance Armstrong, citing insurmountable evidence that he participated in doping and misled the company for more than a decade.

Dwyane Wade Dumps Jordan for Chinese Shoe Brand

In early October, Dwyane Wade, of the NBA Champion Miami Heat, left Jordan Brand, where he had been since 2009, and signed a contract with Chinese sportswear company Li-Ning. Now details about that deal have emerged: Wade will endorse his own brand for the company, creatively called Wade.

Can Basketball Fans Score During NBA Lockout?

After the strife-torn NBA cancelled the first two weeks of the basketball season, we wondered: Would this mean any financial relief for fans? Somewhere in the war between the wealthy players and owners, are there savings to be found for the ordinary people who spend money on NBA tickets and gear?

5 Things to Watch on Wall Street Next Week

There's never a dull moment on Wall Street -- and next week will be no exception. Here are some of the items that will help shape the week ahead once Monday rolls around.

Nike's Direct Sales Poised to Grow in Emerging Markets

Nike is already the global leader in the athletic footwear, apparel and equipment business, and globally is where its future growth lies. Its online sales have surged, and with increasing Internet penetration in emerging markets, Trefis sees more impressive online sales growth ahead.

Summer Spendin': Who Wins When School's Out?

Summer vacation has hardly begun, and the chorus of "buy me, buy me" is already at full volume in homes across the country. And parents can only say no to so many of those requests. So which companies are gong to benefit from the school break? DailyFinance has a few ideas.

Nike's Growth May Hinge on Sports Apparel

The sports apparel maker certainly has gained most of its stock value based on its footwear collections, but Nike brand apparel still adds a healthy 25%. And since Nike's share in the sports apparel market has been gradually rising, that could mean good news ahead.