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Update, July 21, 12:08: Story now online; photo changed to a better one, from Metropolis. She has been a book review editor at the Boston Phoenix, and a columnist for The New York Observer and Metro. She edits Smithsonian’s SmartNews blog and has contributed to Salon, Good, The American Prospect, Bloomberg News, and other publications..

Cliff Alexander’s hat trick in November 2013 saw the former Chicago Curie star spurn Illinois for Kansas. Jalen Brunson had the Illini in his top two, but chose Villanova instead in September 2014 while sitting inside Stevenson High School and won a pair of national titles with the Wildcats. Other programs swooped in to grab the likes of Chicago Simeon product Zach Norvell (Gonzaga), Chicago Morgan Park product Charlie Moore (Memphis, then California, then Kansas), Stevenson graduate Justin Smith (Indiana) and Chicago Simeon’s Talen Horton Tucker (Iowa State)..

The fact that Nike’s overall growth outpaced that of its namesake brand indicates that it had another smaller, faster growing source of revenue to make up for the difference a secret weapon, perhaps, operating under the radar and bolstering the rest of the business.Related: Swoosh! Nike pops despite strong dollarChuck Taylor for the win: For that, look no further than Nike subsidiary Converse, sales from which grew an impressive 28% (33% excluding currencies) last quarter to $538 million.For perspective on that growth, Nike acquired Converse for just $305 million back in July 2003, when the smaller brand had annual sales of just $205 million. And Europe.That’s fair enough. After all, three months earlier, Blair cited similar factors as driving Converse’s 21% growth in the previous quarter.Related: The face of Under Armour’s basketball shoe: Steph CurryThe legal factor: But we also shouldn’t forget the more difficult to measure impact of Nike’s decision to finally crack down on Chuck Taylor lookalikes last October.

“That is the advantage for Canadian exporters that’s the untouched territory for us. It’s much more flexible.”Still, some aren’t convinced that Trump’s trade battles with China, Europe and Canada won’t hamper port shipments at some point. Port officials across the region “don’t want to think that tariffs will expand beyond those already in place and that even those tariffs will be unwound fairly soon,” says Jock O’Connell, a international trade consultant and adviser to Los Angeles based Beacon Economics.