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Here’s Why Colin Kaepernick was Coveted by Nike (Podcast)

Scott Soshnick, Eben Novy-Williams and Michael Barr discuss a number of topics related to the business of sports, including Nike’s decision to sign former quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a contract extension that makes him one of the faces of the company’s 30-year celebration of its "Just Do It" campaign. The announcement triggered a wave of reaction, positive and negative, including a tweet from President Donald Trump. Also discussed is Nike’s motivation for the agreement, the company’s strategy and execution and Kaepernick’s long-term endorsement potential. Host: Scott Soshnick, Eben Novy-Williams and Michael Barr Producer: Madena Parwana

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