Tag Archives: Mark Parker

Adidas: We Won’t Play In The NBA Sponsorship Game

It’s being reported that the 3 Stripes won’t throw it’s hat in the game when it comes time to renew it’s NBA sponsorship deal in 2016-2017. Adidas has been under fire as of late with their stock not performing well … Continue reading

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Footwear Stock: Nike vs. Under Armour

We know about the offer that Under Armour made to Kevin Durant (reported to be between $265 to $285 million over 10-years, with stocks options, other benefits and a community center in Maryland bearing Durant’s mother’s name), but the deal … Continue reading

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Ep235-OSD-Matthew Walzer’s Letter to Nike

The OSD Crew discusses Matthew Walzer’s letter to Mark Park, Nike’s CEO, asking him and Nike to make sneakers that would make lacing and tying  shoelaces easier for folks who have Cerebral Palsy or other disabilities. 

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Ep214-OSD-The News Will Be Changed!

The fall out from the release of the Nike Air Foamposite One “Galaxy” sneakers, has spurred a plethora of articles written in newspapers, blogs, and the release was even covered by CNN!  (This add more fuel to the fire for the … Continue reading

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Ep213-OSD-The Hype is Real!

The hype for the Nike Air Foamposite One is palpable, and some folks are so thirsty for the sneakers that not even water, Gatorade or any liquid libation can quench their thirst! What was being reported as ‘camp outs’ that … Continue reading

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Ep212-OSD-Jason Mayden: “I’m a vessel.”

In this day and age where it seems that many human beings are jockeying for their 15-seconds of fame and notoriety, enter Jason Mayden, Director of Innovation-Digital Sport at Nike, who reminds us that by living and walking with pride … Continue reading

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Ep183-OSD-Connected to the World

  Ep183-OSD-Connected to the World (6/29/2011)   For Episode 183, the Crew discusses Nike’s 4th quarter numbers, which beat Wall Street’s estimates, along with the upcoming release of the Air Jordan 13 Ray Allen PEs (release date: July 16th July … Continue reading

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