Month: June 2003

Kobe Bryant Signs With Nike

Subject Artists Description PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ Kobe Bryant agreed to terms with Nike on Monday, becoming the latest basketball star to sign with the sneaker giant. Bryant, who paid $8 million to get out of his six-year contract with Adidas Salomon about a year ago, wore several […]

Nike Signs Kobe Bryant To $40 Million Contract

Subject Scholarly Articles Description BEAVERTON, Ore. — A month after signing high-school-basketball phenom LeBron James to a seven-year, $90 million endorsement contract, Nike Inc. signed Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, a 24-year-old boasting three National Basketball Association championship rings, to a four-year, $40 million deal. Creator Dow […]

Boos as Lewis retains world crown

Subject Sports; Boxing Description Lennox Lewis retained his heavyweight crown after the referee stopped his fight against Vitali Klitschko at the end of the sixth round in Los Angeles. The Brit took the fight in controversial fashion with the Ukrainian definitely upset at the decision in the Staples […]

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