Under Armour trying to back out of deal with UCLA

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  1. DeToxRox

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    UCLA always seemed like a New Balance school to me
     
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  2. Lenin

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  4. killerwvu

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    Pac-12 amirite? :roll:
     
  5. El Tiburon

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    Opens the door for some sweet Saucony swag.
     
  6. devine

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    I wouldn’t want my brand all over UCLA athletics either
     
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  7. DeToxRox

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    UCLA needs to get one hooked up with Uniqlo or one of those other Asian companies since Larry Scott will have them playing four games a year somewhere in Asia.
     
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    Russell Athletic time to get back in the game
     
  9. DeToxRox

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    Frankly I just assumed Nike would come running to get affiliated with Mick Cronin basketball.
     
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    Paging Lorenzo Ball!
     
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  12. Andy Reocho

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    That’s fucked. Not UCLA’s fault UA over extended themselves.
     
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    As a fan of a directional school in a G5 conference, it always blows my mind how programs like UCLA with their location, academics, history, etc can just flounder for seemingly decades.
     
  14. Pelican Grove

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    Is there a reason why they want to back out?
     
  15. Bruce Wayne

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    FILA about to make it rain on the Bruins
     
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    Looking to partner with a smarter, better-looking public ivy fanbase

    THE Ball State University
     
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    Have you watched their football and basketball games at any point over the past 15 years?
     
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  19. Andy Reocho

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    They apparently called Cal as well
     
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    Yeahhhh. Click clack

    spurrier should have gotten a Fn Emmy for this


     
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    no you are not rite
     
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  22. spagett

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    Can't they just order from an east bay catalog?
     
  23. DeToxRox

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    I wonder if they are thinking there won’t be sports in the PAC 12 this fall and this is their way to get out of these deals?
     
  24. Goose

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    Here for the Mick Cronin slander
     
  25. Goose

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    I mean I still can’t believe UCLA hired that fucking weasel. He probably wasn’t lasting much longer at Cincinnati
     
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  26. Cornelius Suttree

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    Under Armour seemed to be on a positive trajectory a few years ago then those Curry shoes flopped and their founder got outed as a Trump fanboy and now it's gone

    they make incredible cold weather gear but I dunno what else they do well after nearly 25 years of them being on my radar
     
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  27. Fudd Gates

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    TIL that Mick Cronin coaches UCLA basketball
     
  28. bwi2

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    this but unironically given the academics-fueled reputation UCLA and Berkeley have in China
     
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    this nerd called for his team to intentionally foul down the stretch against UNC this year then cried in the postgame about how UCLA was called for more fouls in the second half when the discrepancy was completely due to said intentional fouls

    was pretty wild
     
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  32. Daniel Ocean

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    I sometimes forget we started on rivals and then a thread like this reminds me. UCLA will be fine. Lawyers will get involved and a buyout will be paid. We will sign another shoe deal with a major company not because we have had success in revenue sports but because we are a world wide brand. Our popularity is because we are a world class academic institution not (obviously) because of football and basketball. If UCLA never played a game ever again it would have zero impact on my degrees. So thanks for the heartfelt concern but we will be fine.

    As far as Cronin we had a fucking pos scum bag coach who I hated so I was glad to have him fired and hiring anyone was an upgrade on coaching and in just being a decent human.

    Signing with UA instead of Nike is another reason o am glad we are got a new AD.
     
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  33. The Banks

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    Worldwide brand lol. I bet UCLA isnt top 20 in international sales.
     
  34. Daniel Ocean

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    have you ever been to Beijing and counted the hats?
     
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    Only Hong Kong but Beijing is on my list.

    UCLA was 31st in Hong Kong, btw.
     
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  36. Daniel Ocean

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    31 on a list on millions ain’t bad.
     
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  38. Daniel Ocean

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    world class academic institution superseded public ivy for the sake of this discussion.
     
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  40. Daniel Ocean

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    what spin?
     
  41. nexus

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    No but I have been arrested in Hangzhou for shoplifting. A heavy UCLA presence there too
     
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    Defensive AF
     
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    In my non-lawyer brain, I don’t feel like it works that way.
     
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  49. Daniel Ocean

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    you remind me I originally started on scout
     
  50. ned's head

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    Does your rental contract have a clause to do so? That seems to be what they're arguing. You'd think a big organization wouldn't make a $300 million decision without at least a decent argument.
     
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