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Exploring Black Digital History Through the Legacy of the Nike Air Force 1
Ciara Elle Bryant wonders when a shoe becomes an icon?
"...two-channel video that will be projected on approximately 700 Nike Air Force 1 replica shoe boxes, the work will..."

March 11, 2022 Features Feature by Vivie Behrens

Hansen and Piersol Join Armstrong in the Nike+ Human Race
"...and WNBA star Cynthia Cooper in participating in the Nike+ Human race this Sunday. Austin has been chosen as..."

Aug. 28, 2008 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

United Soccer Leagues Sold
NuRock Soccer Holdings buys USL from Nike
"...HOLDINGS LLC ANNOUNCES PURCHASE OF UNITED SOCCER LEAGUES FROM NIKE, INC. Atlanta, Georgia (Aug 27th, 2009) – NuRock Soccer..."

Aug. 27, 2009 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

The Signal
A trio of tech-savvy twentysomethings get waylaid and wind up as subjects in a weird but stylish sci-fi mystery.
"...sleeve. The result is a bit like seeing a Nike commercial make a drunken pass at its friend’s manga..."

June 13, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Robert and Kobe Just Do It
Robert Rodriguez directs Kobe Bryant in "The Black Mamba"
"...This weekend Nike unveiled The Black Mamba, the long-teased Kobe Bryant mini-film..."

Feb. 21, 2011 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

A League of Ordinary Gentlemen
This documentary about Americans' love of bowling traces our fascination through the sport's glory decades and eventual decline to its recent revival.
"...executives purchase the PBA for $5 million and hire Nike exec Steve Miller as the association’s new CEO. They..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

WNBA: The "We Got Next" Generation
The Revolution Is Being Televised... and Sponsored by Nike
"...and NBC affiliations guarantee advertising revenue. Sponsors are solid: Nike, Reebok, Sears, Budweiser, Buick/Oldsmobile, Spalding, Champion, Lady Foot Locker,..."

Aug. 15, 1997 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

The Best of the Best in Gainesville
No. 5 UT volleyball takes on two of the Top 4 teams in the nation
"...wisely. This weekend, spend $9.99 to watch online the Nike Big Four Volleyball Classic. Trust me, you’ll be glad..."

Sept. 10, 2010 Sports Post by Will Eidam

Coach's Corner
"...I've been to NikeTown, Nike's showcase superstore on Chicago's swank Michigan Avenue. It's..."

April 11, 1997 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush's 'Real, Live Americans'; Nike's 'Freedom to Choose'
"...giving away the national treasury to his wealthy pals. Nike's 'Freedom to Choose' Nike Inc. made an offer that..."

March 9, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Air
Feel-good history of the Air Jordan centers on the shoe, not the man
"...this case, it's the Beaverton, Oregon, offices of the Nike corporation in 1984 where schlubby, paunchy sports marketing executive..."

April 7, 2023 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Hightower Lowdown
Nike can't tell a lie; and useless crap we don't need.
"...Well, well -- Nike's swoosh got dinged...."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Nike does the right thing -- when it's forced to; Monsanto monkeys with Mexico's corn supply; the San Antonio Spurs and SBC stick it to taxpayers.
"...Women Stand Up to Nike..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Coca-Cola High School
Marketing at Westlake: It's the Deal Thing
"...that has become the marketing monolith of the Nineties: Nike. Nike -- which may be the most aggressive promoter..."

Aug. 22, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

SXSW Film Review: Air
The good guys win in this charming origin story for the Air Jordan
"...this case, it's the Beaverton, Oregon offices of the Nike corporation in 1984 where schlubby, paunchy sports marketing executive..."

March 19, 2023 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Get Schooled: Nice Kicks Makes the Block
Nice Kicks open sneaker store on the Drag
"...geeky on sneakys, because Matt's got the Kevin Durant Nike Collection. If you care about sneakers, you know that..."

March 3, 2010 Design Post by Anne Harris

Elizabethtown
Cameron Crowe's romantic comedy doesn't make the attraction between the characters played by Kirsten Dunst and Orlando Bloom believable and then goes off in dozens more unprofitable directions.
"...a fantastically overreaching sneaker turns out to cost his Nike-like company a billion dollars in lost revenue. The flopping..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Announces Ben Affleck’s Air as Surprise Closing Night Film
Air Jordan origin story stars Matt Damon
"...by Alex Convery, AIR tells the story of a Nike executive Sonny Vaccaro, the mastermind behind the Michael Jordan/Nike..."

March 14, 2023 SXSW Post by Kimberley Jones

Reasonable Doubt
Did misleading DNA analysis land an innocent man on death row?
"...ground outside the house, and the sole of a Nike shoe...."

April 29, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

All Work and No Play...
Alamo Shining Party
"...Fantastic Fest, purveyors of terror, and Nike Sportswear, purveyors of pricey footwear, have officially announced their..."

Oct. 8, 2008 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

The Hightower Report
Neil Bush Milks Cows; and Responding to Labor
"...who is howling in protest? Dell, Ford, GE, Microsoft, Nike, and other brand-name corporate giants that have been abandoning..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

Millions of Wrists
The LiveStrong wristband is an international hit
"...wristband came from Scott MacEachern, Armstrong's good friend at Nike. According to Bill Cass at Nike, "There are a..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

The Hightower Report
Get ready for the sweatshop tsunami; and Congress gives itself a raise
"...the Chinese. Such U.S. retailers as Wal-Mart, Gap, and Nike led the rush to China years ago to build..."

Oct. 1, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

Short Cuts
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
"...I Did It All for the Nike Dept.: The Austin Community Access Center (that's community television..."

June 16, 2000 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Coach's Corner
"...120 minutes of nothing happening. But the girls (and Nike, ABC, and ESPN) won, so that's PC cool. And..."

July 16, 1999 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Claydream
The dueling feuds that overshadowed the career of Will Vinton, innovator of claymation
"...animator of the postwar era, found himself staring down Nike founder Phil Knight across a mediation room in a..."

Aug. 19, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Space Jam: A New Legacy
Rematch on the animated court as LeBron joins Team Looney Tunes
"...the beginning, it was by way of giving popular Nike ads starring basketball legend Michael Jordan and the Looney..."

July 23, 2021 Movie Review by Trace Sauveur

The Designs That Defined the LGBTQ Movement
50 years of Queer X Design from former Chron contributor Andy Campbell
"...Queer culture approaches every aspect of life with an..."

July 26, 2019 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

North Austin Mosque Targeted Again
Attempted arson latest in vandalisms attacking North Austin Muslim Community Center
"...is around 160 pounds. He was wearing a blue Nike hoodie, blue jeans, and dark Nike tennis shoes, according..."

May 3, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

UT Football: How Soon Is Now?
Recapping the season ahead of Saturday’s matchup against Kansas State
"...re-upped its licensing agreement with the Death Star, err, Nike. It will surpass the (currently heartbroken) Michigan Wolverines’ 15-year..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Sports Post by Kahron Spearman

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