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Nike nixes tribute shoe plan after Iverson protest

By DAN GELSTON
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar questioned whether the...full story
updated 2014-11-21 03:22 AM
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Nike nixes tribute shoe plan after Iverson protest
By DAN GELSTON
Associated Press

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2014-11-21 03:22 AM

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