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Say It Loud! The Black & the Proud Protest Stereotypes Online

Kim Kane | Posted 09.02.2012 | Black Voices
Kim Kane

The Internet has proven a useful tool for protesting offensive and sometimes painful imagery -- quite possibly shifting the landscape of mass media and popular culture.

PHOTOS: The Jeremy Scott Shoes Adidas CAN Sell

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.19.2012 | Style

Not all of Jeremy Scott's Adidas shoes have made it to market; most recently, Adidas canceled the daring designer's "shackle" sneakers amid public upr...

Adidas Shackle Shoe Human Degradation

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 08.19.2012 | Sports
Rev. Jesse Jackson

For Adidas to promote the athleticism and contributions of a variety of African-American sports legends and then allow such a degrading symbol of African-American history to move toward production and advertisement is insensitive and irresponsible.

Barefoot Running Shoe Sparks Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2012 | Business

By Jessica Dye NEW YORK, June 18 (Reuters) - A New York man has sued a unit of Adidas AG, claiming he was duped about the potential f...

PHOTOS: Adidas Causes Uproar Over 'Shackles' Sneakers

Posted 06.19.2012 | Style

UPDATE: Adidas has canceled plans to sell the Jeremy Scott shoes and released the following statement: "The design of the JS Roundhouse Mid is nothing...

Adidas JS Roundhouse Mids 'Slave' Shackle Trainers Cause Race Row (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.17.2012 | Black Voices

The new Adidas JS Roundhouse Mids feature orange shackles Adidas is primed to release a pair of trainers with bright orange "shackles" that fit ...

Adidas Group CEO Herbert Hainer: "Shoes and Shirts Will Be Your Personal Trainer"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 08.06.2012 | Sports
Elisabeth Braw

I travelled to Herzogenaurach to speak with the CEO of the adidas Group, Herbert Hainer, about world sports events, where sportswear is heading -- and why people pay so much for sneakers.

PHOTOS: Katy Perry's Giving Us Serious Britney Spears Vibes

Posted 05.07.2012 | Style

Remember that time Katy Perry pulled a Britney Spears? No, there was no car-smashing or head-shaving involved. But Katy Perry's Adidas campaign, wh...

Why Subcontracting Causes More Problems Than it Solves

Ethan Miller | Posted 06.27.2012 | College
Ethan Miller

How can we keep both our university administrations and these large corporations in check and help fix some of the problems that subcontracting causes?

Arabs Boycott Adidas as Public Displeasure Shifts From the West to China

James Dorsey | Posted 06.10.2012 | World
James Dorsey

Arab youth and sports ministers announced this week a boycott of sports apparel manufacturer Adidas because of its sponsorship of last month's Jerusalem marathon.

PHOTOS: What Would Happen If The Goldman Sachs Logo Went Hipster

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business

If your favorite brands were run by hipsters, would their logos wear skinny jeans? Thanks to graphic artist Dave Spengeler and his Tumblr, Hipster ...

Crisis Pushes One Greek Town To Become 'Industrial Graveyard'

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2012 | Business

By Renee Maltezou and Deepa Babington KOMOTINI, Greece, March 4 (Reuters) - Decades ago, Antonis Seitanidis' family fl...

Phillies Star Donates $1.2 Million To Local Schools

AP | Posted 01.31.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Phillies star Ryan Howard is helping local students dress for success – in athletics. The first baseman annou...

8 Outrageous Ads That Grab Your Attention

Madeleine Crum | Posted 11.29.2011 | Books

Billboards and display advertising have become so much a feature of our daily lives, it's easy to ignore them amid the general clutter. Which is wh...

Adidas Ready To Go Barefoot

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. — Adidas is going barefoot. The world's second-largest athletic company unveiled its first "barefoot" training shoe Tuesday, whi...

2011 Adidas Nations: NetScouts Basketball's All-Tournament Teams

Carl Berman | Posted 10.19.2011 | Sports
Carl Berman

The 2011 adidas Nations completed play earlier this week in Southern California as the USA 2012 Blue squad won the title behind 6'11 Andre Drummond. I...

Jason Gilbert

Adidas miCoach: A Good Fitness App For Lazy People? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.06.2011 | Technology

Though I am now four weeks into my Wedding Day 5K training, and I can now run more than three minutes without sweating like Shaq in the fourth quarter...

Adidas Super 64: NetScouts Basketball's All-Tournament Teams

Carl Berman | Posted 09.30.2011 | Sports
Carl Berman

Marcus Smart led his Texas Assault team to the championship with a 29 point, 18 rebound effort in the final over Dream Vision. The 6'4 Smart is strong, can play both the two and three, has ball skills and is projected as a two in college.

My Magic Running Shoes

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I was one of those depressed, overweight, overstressed people who always had a reason why I wouldn't or couldn't run. The most pressing reason was that sneakers made my feet feel so hot that I couldn't bear to wear them. Ever.

The Faithful Shopper -- Pop-Up RoundUp

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.12.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

One of the greatest surprises of summer are those little shops that literally pop up in the city, offering new and intriguing wares -- from apparel to jewelry to toys, you never know what you'll find.

Soccer Smackdown: Russia and FIFA sandbag Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 09.03.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil has been getting bashed in the global sports press for not making enough progress in constructing stadiums with the amenities FIFA likes to offer its fat cat supporters. But these critics miss half the point.

LISTEN: Justice Premiere New Single 'Civilization'

Posted 05.28.2011 | Entertainment

French electro-crunch connoisseurs Justice have returned with their first single in four years. The new track is called "Civilization" and is replete ...

PHOTOS: Disney's TRON:Legacy Pop-Up Shop Launches At Royal/T In LA

Huffington Post | Lindsay Flans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Fans of Walt Disney's TRON--the original was released in 1982--have to head to the TRON Pop-Up Shop at Royal/T in Culver City, which will be open to t...

The Faithful Shopper: Fall Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We live in the best city in the world to purchase athletic wear and equipment. Here are a few of the specialty boutiques that will appeal to your inner athlete.

Why Fascist Countries Are Historically Better at Soccer

Lapham's Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lapham's Quarterly

Say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Justicialism, and the National Reorganization Process -- at least they win championships.