Nike says Kyrie Irving is no longer one of its athletes
Kyrie Irving’s relationship with Nike is officially over, the shoe and athletic apparel maker said Monday, a move that came a month after the company suspended the Brooklyn guard as part of the fallout over his tweeting a link to a film containing antisemitic material.
No. 18 Alabama beats No. 1 North Carolina 103-101 in 4 OTs
Mark Sears had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists, and No. 18 Alabama sent top-ranked North Carolina to a second straight loss with a 103-101 in a quadruple-overtime thriller in the third-place game of the Phil Knight Invitational tournament.
Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has memoir out in September
FILE - Indra Nooyi participates in an event on Oct. 9, 2018, in New York. The former PepsiCo CEO has a memoir titled "My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future" coming out Sept. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)NEW YORK – Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has a memoir coming out this fall that her publisher is calling an “unvarnished take" on her rise to becoming one of the world's most powerful women. “My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future" will be published Sept. 28, Portfolio Books announced Monday. She worked at PepsiCo for 24 years, 12 of them as CEO, before stepping down in 2018.
Jeff Bezos tops list of biggest charitable givers in 2020
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos made the single-largest charitable contribution in 2020, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual list of top donations — a $10 billion gift aimed at fighting climate change. Bezos, the world's richest person, used the contribution to launch his Bezos Earth Fund. The fund, which supports nonprofits involved in the climate crisis, has paid out $790 million to 16 groups so far, according to the Chronicle. Knight and his wife gave more than $900 million to the Knight Foundation and $300 million to the University of Oregon. In February, the Chronicle will publish its list of the 50 biggest donors, which counts cumulative donations, not individual gifts.cbsnews.com
Amazon's Bezos tops list of richest charitable gifts in 2020
– The world's richest person made the single-largest charitable contribution in 2020, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual list of top donations, a $10 billion gift that is intended to help fight climate change. Amazon's founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, whose “real-time” worth Forbes magazine estimates at roughly $188 billion, used the contribution to launch his Bezos Earth Fund. According to the left-leaning Americans for Tax Fairness and the Institute for Policy Studies, from March 18 through Dec. 7, 2020, Bezos' wealth surged by 63%, from $113 billion to $184 billion. Bezos and the Zuckerbergs made up the next spots on last year's top 10 list, with $100 million donations — Bezos for Feeding America to aid food banks across the country and the Zuckerbergs to the same election security group. In February, the Chronicle will publish its list of the 50 biggest donors, which counts cumulative donations, not individual gifts.
Nike co-founder stepping down; Cruz-Kasich apps are hackable; and Hershey's meat bar
Nike co-found Phil Knight will reportedly step down soon; Ted Cruz' and John Kasich's campaigns have apps that may compromise users' personal information by hackers; and Hershey is selling a dried meat bar. Those headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch's Hena Daniels from the New York Stock Exchange.cbsnews.com