Nike Inc. on Thursday announced it will drop two of its wholly owned affiliates, leather footwear line Cole Haan and soccer apparel-centric Umbro, to hone its focus on other segments of its business, including its namesake brand.
A California congressman and federal prosecutors told a Washington federal judge Wednesday that the legislator's skeptical comments to the media in 2008 about the congressional probe into Major League Baseball steroid use shouldn't be discussed in Roger Clemens' perjury trial.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett filed objections Friday in two lawsuits brought against the state over a law allowing residents' income taxes to help fund a $220 million hockey arena in Allentown, saying the plaintiffs should sue the city itself.
A Minnesota federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a suit by a proposed class of retired National Football League players claiming the players' union sold them out in last year's collective bargaining agreement negotiations, finding the union owed no duty to the retirees.
Major League Baseball's online broadcaster and political pundit Glenn Beck's production company were sued Friday in Texas federal court by a patent-holding company that alleges they used protected technology to provide media content over wireless networks.
Beth A. Wilkinson does not consider it an honor or a privilege to represent major corporations like tobacco giant Altria Group Inc., drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. or even the National Football League — at least, you'll never hear her tell a jury that.
Nike Inc. on Thursday beat allegations it infringed a clothing company's trademarks by using them in a promotion for the U.S. men's soccer team after a California federal judge found that Nike had first used the disputed slogan and that the marks were therefore invalid.
While prosecutors hoped former Major League Baseball player David Segui would tell jurors in Roger Clemens' perjury trial Thursday that he knew former trainer Brian McNamee kept evidence of Clemens' steroid use, his poor memory turned his testimony into a bust.
A former University of California Los Angeles basketball star lodged a $10 million defamation suit against Time Inc. and a Sports Illustrated reporter in California state court on Wednesday, claiming a recent article inaccurately portrayed the player as a disrespectful and violent bully.
A California federal judge on Tuesday found that a group of ex-professional football players could not collect licensing royalties allegedly owed by their union, ruling the athletes couldn't establish the same fiduciary relationship that led to a $26 million settlement in a related class action.
The National Football League Players Association on Wednesday hit the league with a $3 billion suit claiming the owners conspired to set secret salary caps in the 2010 season, when team payrolls were supposed to be uncapped.
The Federal Communications Commission told the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that it was not practicing "revisionist history" in its ongoing case to reinstate a fine against CBS Corp. for Janet Jackson's infamous 2004 Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction.
The Natural Resources Defense Council, which has backed plans for a $1.2 billion Los Angeles football stadium and teamed up with the developer to expedite the project in court, on Tuesday attacked the development’s initial environmental impact report for failing to include car emissions in its health risk assessment.
The wife of former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine launched a libel suit in New York federal court Monday alleging ESPN Inc. destroyed her reputation after reporting that she stood idly by while her husband sexually abused two former Syracuse ball boys.
ESPN on-air personality Chris Mortensen owes Los Angeles talent agency Yee & Durbin Sports LLC more than $120,000 in unpaid fees for representation during contract negotiations with the network in 2006 and 2007, according to a suit filed Monday in California state court.
TSA Stores Inc. and ACE American Insurance Co. on Monday objected to bankrupt tennis racquet maker Prince Sports Inc.'s plan to license its brands to Battle Sports Science LLC for $15 million, alleging the deal doesn't protect their interests.
The Delaware Supreme Court ruled Friday that investment firm RAA Management LLC cannot sue Savage Sports Holdings Inc. to recoup $1.2 million in due diligence and negotiation costs after a $170 million deal to purchase the sporting equipment maker fell through.
Former Major League Baseball strength coach Brian McNamee told jurors in Roger Clemens' perjury trial Monday that he had injected three professional athletes besides Clemens with human growth hormone, possibly lending credence to his claims that Clemens also used performance-enhancing drugs.
A New York federal judge on Friday threw out the remaining claims brought by the Adelphia Recovery Trust against HBSC Bank NA and Key Bank NA in their long-standing fight stemming from loans taken out by the Buffalo Sabres hockey team.
Electronic Arts Inc. told the Third Circuit on Wednesday that a lower court was right when it sacked an ex-Rutgers University quarterback's proposed class action accusing the company of misappropriating his likeness, saying EA's college football video games are expressive works that enjoy First Amendment protection.