Portland is home to footwear giants like Nike and Adidas, to say nothing of coffee shops and design academies catering to the sneaker-obsessed. Sneaker Week seeks to lace it all together.
Organizers in Portland and the globe held a day of action against Nike for what they say are human rights abuses at Nike production factories abroad.
A 16-team tournament featuring some of college basketball's elite teams will be staged next year in Portland to honor Nike co-founder Phil Knight before his 80th birthday.
Mark Parker, the CEO of Nike, has penned a letter to the company's 32,000 employees in response to the killings of Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and five police officers in Dallas.
ProPublica reporter David Epstein heard from several former team members and coaches at Nike Oregon Project that famed coach Alberto Salazar broke drug rules.
Nike announced that it plans to create 10,000 jobs if the Trans Pacific Partnership is approved.
TUESDAY: Former Nike director D'Wayne Edwards wants to see more African-American designers in shoe fashion.