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Texas Rangers v New York Yankees, Game 4

Jordan To Dez: “Stay Out Of Trouble”

Bryant met Jordan during NBA All-Star Weekend last February as the Chicago Bulls icon celebrated his 50th birthday. Their relationship is now a professional one, too, Bryant telling me of his plans to visit Nike headquarters this spring to help with design ideas.

05/28/2013

Cyclist Lance Armstrong addresses participants at The Livestrong Challenge Ride as Doug Ulman (R), Livestrong President and CEO, looks on at Palmer Events Center on October 21, 2012 in Austin, Texas. More than 4,000 cyclists participated in the charity ride supporting cancer survivors. Armstrong has recently been accused of leading "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen" according to USADA officials. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Nike Cuts Ties To Livestrong

Nike is cutting ties with the Livestrong cancer charity founded by cyclist Lance Armstrong. The move is the latest fallout in the doping scandal surrounding the former cyclist.

05/28/2013

Controversial Nike ad of Tiger Woods. (credit: Nike/Facebook)

TTYM: A Urine Controlled Video Game? Yep! LeBron Video Bomb

A urine controlled video game? Now that’s what I call a “Game of Thrones,” a must-see LeBron James video bomb, Mr. T is on ice and Tiger Woods is causing more controversy. It’s all in this week’s That Thing You Missed.

04/01/2013

U.S. Open - Preview Day 2

Nike’s Tiger Woods Ad Draws Criticism

Nike is causing a social media storm with its latest online ad showing a picture of Tiger Woods overlaid with a quote from him, “Winning takes care of everything.”

03/26/2013

Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship - Previews

All Eyes Are On Rory McIlroy

McIlroy’s big year got under way Monday in Abu Dhabi with the kind of glitzy production that would make even Ryder Cup organizers envious, with music blaring and lasers lighting up the room.

01/15/2013

Lance Armstrong talks about his cycling career and use of performance enhancing drugs during an interview with Oprah Winfrey. (credit: George Burns/Oprah Winfrey Network via Getty Images)

Mounting PR, Legal Troubles Ahead For Armstrong

Now that Plano native Lance Armstrong admitted to Oprah Winfrey he repeatedly lied about using performance-enhancing drugs, the world’s most famous cyclist may have just become the most infamous.

01/15/2013

Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy waves

Nike Announces Sponsorship Deal With McIlroy

McIlroy officially made the switch to the swoosh on Monday as Nike confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in golf, announcing it had signed a multi-year deal with the top-ranked Northern Irishman.

01/14/2013

Lance Armstrong attends an interview prior to the Tour Down Under cycling event on January 15, 2011. (credit: Mark Gunter/AFP/Getty Images)

Armstrong’s Original Bike Shop Still Standing With Disgraced Cyclist

Richardson Bike Mart is the shop that became famous as the source of Lance Armstrong’s first bike. And like so many cycling fans, store manager Woody Smith was saddened to see Lance Armstrong’s legacy disappear in the midst of a doping scandal.

10/17/2012

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Fitness Tracker Wristband A High-Tech Way To Stay Fit

If you’re trying to lose weight or simply improve your overall health, studies show tracking your activity may help you reach your goals. A recent report shows that people who use a pedometer nearly double the number of leisure steps they take on a daily basis.

05/22/2012

New Cowboys Uniforms (Credit: Nike)

Nike Unveils New Dallas Cowboys Uniforms

On Wednesday, Oregon-based Nike unveiled new uniforms for all NFL teams. But never fear: The Cowboys’ royal blues, sterling silvers and striking whites remain.

04/04/2012

Tyler Neal, 5, is the missing Little Elm boy who an Amber Alert was issued for on Nov. 29, 2011. (Credit: DPS)

Amber Alert Canceled; Missing Little Elm Boy Found

The Little Elm Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for Tyler Neal, a 5-year-old boy who investigators believe was abducted by his biological mother Cynthia Neal, 31.

11/29/2011

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“The Jock Itch” with Jasmine Sadry: Golf Caddy Call Girls?? Yes, Please!

DALLAS (105.3 THE FAN) Leading off my “Jock Itch” for Today: A group of women golf caddies at a resort in Malaysia are supposedly doing a just a tad more than the conventional carrying of the bags and washing […]

105.3 The Fan–05/02/2011