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  1. September 25, 2014

    Football and fitness lead Nike sales jump

    ...deals with controversial athletes including football star Ray Rice and disgraced South African runner Oscar Pistorius. However it recently signed a $350m multiyear deal with basketball player Kevin Durant. By Elizabeth Paton in New York

  2. September 21, 2014

    Schooled to lead in the footwear of rebel rock stars

    ...Calhoun’s father playing in a college basketball game against the University of Connecticut...Sr would later become the legendary UConn basketball coach and a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame; while Mr Calhoun Jr was to become... By Rebecca Knight

  3. September 19, 2014

    Golf players and fans turn the intangible into team tactics

    ...of Cornell University, for a paper that appeared in the Cognitive Psychology journal in 1985. Its title was The Hot Hand in Basketball: On the Misperception of Random Sequences. In it Gilovich attempted to find out whether a player who has hit a basket with... By Richard Gillis

  1. September 9, 2014

    Barack Obama prepares ground for fresh military action

    ...of the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, known as Isis, which he once dismissed as akin to a junior basketball team trying to play in the big leagues. He will also have to explain why the US must urgently arm and support the so-called... By Richard McGregor in Washington

  2. September 9, 2014

    Christie takes a bet on Atlantic City

    ...of legal challenges from the sports leagues that brought the initial challenge in 2012, including the NCAA, NFL, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball. Sports betting has been legal in four US states since Congress passed a law in 1992... By Aaron Stanley in Washington

  3. September 7, 2014

    World diary: September 8 - September 14

    ...personnel compete at the Invictus Games for wounded athletes at the Olympic Park in east London. The games feature wheelchair basketball, indoor rowing and sitting volleyball. Bands and the Military Wives Choir give vocal support (to September 14). Nuclear... Compiled by Simon Greaves

  4. September 7, 2014

    New York Fashion Week: Day 3

    ...Skater-skirted dresses looked, at first, to be made in lace, but were in fact the same fine jersey as one would find on a basketball vest. There were trousers, too, sharp as a knife, with panelled leather pockets and a coloured trim, and dazzling jersey... By Jo Ellison

  5. September 4, 2014

    Vice Media’s value increases to $2.5bn after $500m fundraising

    ...offices in 36 countries and is known for producing edgy articles aimed at a youth audience. Last year it took the former basketball star Dennis Rodman to North Korea to meet Kim Jong Un. The company also produces a news magazine show for HBO, Time Warner... By Robert Cookson, Digital Media Correspondent

  6. September 4, 2014

    Celebrities humanise New York’s data-driven real estate

    ...capturing people in places they live. The portraits range from celebrities such as singer Jimmy Buffett and Dallas Mavericks basketball star Tyson Chandler to local luminaries including Misty Copeland, a soloist at the American Ballet Theatre, Quincy Davis... By Shannon Bond

  7. MBA blog

    September 2, 2014

    One semester down!

    ...typically takes just over two years to complete. The class is definitely a mix: some of the students used to play college basketball in the states; others coach pro-teams whilst others save lives each day at tertiary hospitals. There are also the more... Omar Khan, University of Sydney Business School

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