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Nike introduces Train Chicago workout series

We are all athletes believe it or not. Now Nike wants to prove that to us here in Chicago with a new training program set to kickoff this weekend. Nike just recently opened up a brand new training facility in the West Loop designed to help Chicagoans with motivation and reaching their physical potential. The new training program dubbed "Train Chicago" launches this Saturday as a six week program hosted by N ...

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Nike launches new football cleats, gives students experience with events in Chicago

The NFL Draft is set to descend on Chicago this week bringing some future NFL stars to the Windy City as they get selected by one of 32 franchises in the league. As the official uniform sponsor of the NFL, Nike has released their newest football cleat and are giving some local students the first chance to try them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4YO_mAWPlo Nike will host events each day leading up to and ...

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adidas D. Rose 5 Boost “McDonalds Game”

Earlier in the week we gave you a look at the uniforms for the McDonald's All American Games which are set to take place in Chicago next week. Now we can give you a detailed look at the special D. Rose 5 Boost that some of the recruits will be wearing in the game. The shoe features a rich purple suede mesh upper which features a McDonald's logo on the tongue of the shoe. Then comes the interesting part. The ...

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adidas unveils McDonald’s All American Game jerseys

In just under a week, the top high school basketball players will descend on Chicago and the United Center for the 2015 McDonald's All American Game. The best boys and girls players in the country will play in the historic All-Star Game that has seen a resurgence in Chicago since it returned in 2013. With the game comes some pretty sleek uniforms and kicks that the players will be sporting when they take th ...

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An inside look at Nike’s Air Max Visible Air

Nike is preparing to celebrate 28 years of the Nike Air Max, a classic model that still reigns supreme in the sneaker world today. https://twitter.com/NikeChicago/status/575432446327590912 One key piece to the shoe has helped make it so successful over the years with both comfort and design. Yes, I'm talking about the visible air that makes the Air Max so unique. Visible air on the Nike Air Max has become m ...

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Nike celebrates Black History Month by honoring coaches

https://twitter.com/camronsmith/status/570814124952854528 Nike's celebration of Black History Month is wrapping up, but it didn't end without one final celebration. The sports apparel giant held a celebration for two women's basketball coaches last night to celebrate Black History Month and Nike's relationship with the celebration. Both Dorothy Gaters (Marshall HS) and Vivian Stringer (Rutgers) were honored ...

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Michael Jordan, Derek Jeter among stars who helped Gatorade celebrate 50 years

Gatorade is celebrating 50 years in 2015 and during Super Bowl weekend had a 50th anniversary party in Arizona to celebrate. In attendance included Gatorade athletes Michael Jordan, Derek Jeter, Mia Hamm, Peyton Manning, JJ Watt, Cam Newton, Bryce Harper and others. Gatorade is celebrating the anniversary all year long with events, commercials, retro bottles and more. They recently released a 50th anniversa ...

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Sam Thompson, Tyler Ulis, return home at CBS Sports Classic

The inaugural CBS Sports Classic on Saturday featured arguably the four most prominent basketball programs in the country in North Carolina, Ohio State, UCLA and Kentucky. The games brought an epic atmosphere to the thousands of fans in attendance at the United Center. The event was special for all involved, but for two players in particular the games held added meaning beyond basketball. The day of college ...

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No. 24 UNC knocks off No. 12 OSU in CBS Sports Classic

CHICAGO-- No. 24 North Carolina was desperate for a win on Saturday. The Tar Heels had lost three times already in its first ten games after entering the season as the No. 6 ranked team in the country. Saturday’s matchup against No. 12 Ohio State at the inaugural CBS Sports Classic was a must win game for the Tar Heels, even in December. As the old adage goes, pressure can burst pipes or make diamonds. Nort ...

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