The Wall Street Journal: Interim CEO of USA Gymnastics quits amid fallout of anti-Nike tweet

Four days after being named interim president and CEO of the embattled USA Gymnastics federation, Mary Bono resigned after a recent tweet surfaced in which she criticized U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor Nike NKE, +3.32% .

Bono’s tweet showed someone blacking out the Nike swoosh on a pair of shoes, and appeared days after the shoe company launched an ad campaign featuring football player Colin Kaepernick. The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback stirred controversy for kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality. The text accompanying the photo in Bono’s tweet read: “Playing in a charity golf tournament raising money for our nation’s Special Forces operators and their families.

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