The Torch

Who to believe, Avenatti or Nike?

J.P. Devetori, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

On March 25, prominent lawyer Michael Avenatti was arrested in New York City for trying to extort up to $25 million from Nike and threatening to make damaging charges against the company. According to Avenatti, Nike made payments to families of high school basketball players, which is against  NCAA rules. ...

Just Do It… or Just Don’t

Just Do It… or Just Don’t

Rasheeda Campbell, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

Nike’s class act slogan, “Just Do It,” gained a new meaning when the footwear giant decided to team up with the polarizing Colin Kaepernick. In my eyes, it’s best move Nike could’ve made, although some others can’t say the same.   I completely support Nike and Kaepernick. Alth...

NCAA Hopes Hit Roadblock as Johnnies Fall to Pitt

NCAA Hopes Hit Roadblock as Johnnies Fall to Pitt

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

February 24, 2013

The St. John’s men’s basketball team is hoping do “to do something special come March,” as head coach Steve Lavin puts it time and again, but the NCAA tournament looked like a distant dream as the Red Storm (16-11, 8-7) fell to No. 20 Pittsburgh (21-7, 9-6) after a second half disappearance...

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