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Become a Millionaire, Start Skateboarding

Kai Sato | Posted 10.14.2014 | Sports
Kai Sato

Skateboarding isn't a new phenomena but thanks in large part to SLS, it's becoming much more lucrative. There are four events on the 2014 SLS tour, and each one pays at least $100,000 in 1st place prize money, with the total series purse exceeding $1 million.

Now, This Is Cardio Like You've Never Seen It

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women

They say running releases endorphins. Now it's helping one woman release her (dirty) creative side. A clever jogger who was tired of her normally m...

Rebranding? Be Like Blue Ribbon Sports (Nike)

George Bradt | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
George Bradt

The only constant is change. If you're not moving forward, you're falling behind. This is why you need to evolve your brand on a constant basis and even rebrand when warranted.

This Is How You Can Rock Summer's Hottest Sneakers

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 07.21.2014 | Style

It seems like every time we turn around, there's a new design collaboration that we can't wait to get our hands on. And there's pretty much nothing th...

Indiana University Introduces Student-Athlete Bill of Rights

Robby Benson | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports
Robby Benson

Lost in the shadows of towering headlines about LeBron's return home, the World Cup, and the All-Star Game, there is a headline not nearly as sexy, that will change the landscape for all student athletes across our nation.

How the Human Voice Is Traversing Society's Wellness-Tech Frontier

Yuval Mor | Posted 09.09.2014 | Technology
Yuval Mor

A recent study by IDC, reveals that in the year 2018, the wearable technology market will see about 111.9 million wearables being used around the globe.

Brands Give Their All for the 2014 World Cup

Jose Costa | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Jose Costa

As we find ourselves in the middle of global World Cup fever, I can't wait to see what brands have in store to continue to engage consumers, and what country will take home the cup.

A Year Out of the Closet

Anthony Nicodemo | Posted 08.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Anthony Nicodemo

A year ago, I nervously boarded a flight from Kennedy airport in New York to Portland, Oregon. I would be attending the LGBT Sports Coalition's Summit hosted by Nike. Over 50 leaders in the LGBT sports world would embrace me and change my life forever.

Taking the LGBT Sports Movement to the Next Level

Avery Stone | Posted 08.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Avery Stone

After leaving this latest LGBT Sports Summit -- and ruminating on the movement's progress -- I cannot help but consider the next level. We need to take what we've learned and go big or go home. Here are my top three takeaways.

These Nike Yoga Pants Have Us Saying WTF

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Style | Posted 06.13.2014 | Style

Even speaking the words "yoga pants" can spark a variety of conversations that go from loving them to hating their existence. Workout pants are no str...

The Faithful Shopper: Fit for Summer

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Memorial Day is coming soon, and that means it's well past time to get yourself in shape for the beach! Work out at a gym or at home, then get a massa...

Nike Fuel Is Dead: Are Fitness Tracking Wristbands a Fad?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 07.05.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Are fitness-tracking wristbands a fad? Probably, but the quantified self movement (of which fitness-tracking wristbands are only one small part) is going to be here for a good long while. So get ready... this is just the beginning.

NBA Rejects Racism, MLB And NFL Continue Their Silence

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Washington Redskins and Chief Wahoo are not something said in private. They are as public as it gets. Millions of dollars are made each year by the sale of merchandise with these names and logos prominently appearing. Yet the leagues do nothing.

When Did Lululemon Become a Noun Synonymous With Leggings?

Alisa Wolfson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Style
Alisa Wolfson

With all the the talk about Lululemon's "dumpy" new CEO Laurent Potdevin at the helm of the fitness conscious company, it only seems fitting to explore the brand's highly contoured and often copycatted clothing -- and what's made it the most sought after non-athletic, athletic apparel.

The Profitability of Good Health

Mark Chasan | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Mark Chasan

Despite the groundswell of evidence supporting the profitability of health and sustainability programs, many executives today are stuck in an old mindset that categorically views such programs as "fluffy" cost centers not profit centers.

49 Times Nike Shoes Made An Outfit Infinitely Better

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 04.01.2014 | Style

There's nothing that a pair of Nikes can't solve. Okay, that isn't necessarily true, but there's that special feeling we all have when we take our...

These Sneaker Photos Are Your New Worst Nightmare

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.27.2014 | Style

Sneakerheads and scary things unite in this terrifying photo spread Joseph Ford did for a recent issue of Sneakers magazine. A well-known UK photograp...

The Loneliness of the Sick Self-Tracker

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Shaquille O'Neal towered on a main stage in the Austin Convention Center, chatting about wearable technology amid the uber-hip throng at the South by ...

SXSW Street Style: Cool Blues and Electric Kicks

Kitty Cash | Posted 05.15.2014 | Style
Kitty Cash

Stomping around the grounds of SXSW, I canvassed events from FADER Fort to The Illmore that featured artsits ranging from Sam Smith to Future. As I hopped around from one event to the next, two major fashion trends stood out: neon sneakers and vintage denim pieces.

How Much Do Companies Really Worry About Climate Change?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green
Andrew Winston

Only 27 percent of respondents agreed strongly that climate change is a risk to their business -- which is frightening when you think about what that says about companies' level of readiness for the significant changes that are upon us already.

Call Me (William) Burroughs: A Conversation with Barry Miles

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Books
Davis Schneiderman

Barry Miles, the biographer of Allen Ginsberg, Paul McCartney, Frank Zappa, Charles Bukowski and now William S. Burroughs, discusses all in this interview.

Documents: MD County Housing First East Coast LNG Export Facility Signs Non-Disclosure Deal

Steve Horn | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Co-authored by Steve Horn and Caroline Selle DeSmogBlog has obtained documents revealing that the government of Calvert ...

Welcome to the Internet of Things

Roberto Ramos | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Roberto Ramos

Digital technologies have made our lives instantaneously simpler, for the most part. And as Moore's law of technology posits, it keeps swiftly moving in that direction with smaller items serving as catalysts.

Honest Corporate Logos That Are Way Better Than The Originals

www.upworthy.com | Posted 02.10.2014 | Comedy

Internet project Universal Unbranding uses humor and honesty to reimagine some of the world's most famous logos to expose truth and, sometimes, blatan...

What Happens When Fitbit And Nike Sell Your Health Data?

Mother Jones | Posted 01.31.2014 | Technology

These popular fitness companies say they aren't selling your info, but privacy advocates and the FTC worry that might change....