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Nike cancels Puerto Rico-homage sneaker with Panama design

May. 21, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Nike said Tuesday it won't release a version of its Air Force 1 shoe meant to celebrate Puerto Rico, after an indigenous group in Panama objected to one of its traditional designs being used on the sneaker. The company said in a statement: "We apologize for the inaccurate representation...

Cron' 3-run blast helps Twins split doubleheader with Tigers

May. 12, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — C.J. Cron's second home run on a long day turned out to be the bigger one. Cron hit a three-run homer to break open the game in the fifth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Saturday night to earn a split of a doubleheader. In the opener, Cron homered in the...

Rihanna to launch groundbreaking new fashion label with LVMH

May. 10, 2019 3:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna certified her status as a cultural fashion icon with her groundbreaking new deal with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's largest luxury group. The pop star, born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, announced Friday that she will debut a line called Fenty this spring through LVMH....

Nike's plan for better-fitting kicks: Show us your feet

May. 9, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike wants to meet your feet. The sneaker seller will add a foot-scanning tool on its app this summer that will measure the length, width and other dimensions of customers' feet after they point a smartphone camera to their toes. The app will then tell shoppers what size to buy each of its...

Hitting NFL draft's red carpet means dressing up for moment

Apr. 26, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brian Burns simply had to have the right pair of Spider-Man socks, so the pass rusher from Florida State had a pair overnighted to him in time for the red carpet at the NFL draft. The perfect touch to the purple suit and sunglasses making him the best-dressed. At least in his...