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11 Health Gimmicks You Should Stop Wasting Your Money On

Americans are obsessed with get-healthy-quick schemes. Too bad most of these fads aren't worth their weight in salt -- or your hard-earned dollars. Here's Business Insider's list of some of worst so-called health trends that are wasting your money today.

Nike's New NFL Deal Bulks Up Its Sports Cred on the Gridiron

The NFL showed off its new uniforms from Nike Tuesday, and there's buzz building before they even reach stores. You may not notice much difference between old and new gear, but even for a linebacker-sized company like Nike, this NFL deal is big business.

Allen Iverson Is Broke: What His Errors Can Teach Us

Former NBA superstar Allen Iverson earned $154 million from his Sixers salary alone during his career. Now, he owes more than he can pay. How did it happen, and what lessons can his fiscal foul-ups teach to the rest of us. The answers are distressingly simple.

Swoosh, There It Is: Buy Nike, Sell Under Armour

Reebok's $25 million settlement with the FTC won't cause German footwear giant adidas to bat an eye, but there is an activewear contest worth watching for investors -- the battle between Nike and Under Armour, whose mirror-image trajectories have brought them into direct competition. Read on to find out why the swoosh is still the better bet.

Reebok to Refund $25M to Buyers of 'Toning Shoes'

Reebok's promise that its EasyTone and RunTone shoes could shape your legs and tone your butt sounded too good to be true. That's because they were, said the FTC Wednesday, when it ordered the footwear maker to give $25 million in partial refunds to customers who bought the products based on the inflated claims.

NFL Loses Court Case Over Logo Licensing Deal

For almost a decade, Reebok has had an exclusive license to sell headwear with NFL team logos, but perhaps not for much longer. A unanimous Supreme Court just ruled that the NFL's 32 teams are not automatically exempt from antitrust rules when it comes to granting merchandising licenses.