Nike suspends endorsement of Deshaun Watson over sex misconduct allegations


Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans runs the ball as Justin Houston #50 of the Indianapolis Colts attempts the tackle during the game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 20, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Nike has suspended its endorsement of Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, the company told CNBC on Wednesday.

“We are deeply concerned by the disturbing allegations and have suspended Deshaun Watson. We will continue to closely monitor the situation,” Nike said in a statement

The first woman who accused Watson of sexual misconduct while receiving private massages spoke publicly on Tuesday. Ashley Solis said she suffers from “panic attacks, anxiety and…


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