FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NFL AND NIKE ANNOUNCE LONG-TERM EXTENSION FOR ON-FIELD RIGHTS
The National Football League and Nike today announced a long-term extension to their on-field rights partnership. Central to the extension, Nike will continue to provide all 32 NFL Clubs with uniforms and sideline apparel bearing the Nike brand for use during all games.
Additionally, Nike will continue to provide footwear and gloves worn on the field during games by NFL players who are under contract with Nike.
The announcement was made at the NFL Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.
"Nike has been a long-time and trusted partner of NFL and we're thrilled to extend our relationship with them," said Brian Rolapp, Chief Media and Business Officer for the NFL. "The NFL and Nike are a powerful combination and we anticipate working closely with them on several programs, including youth and player initiatives."
About Nike, Inc.
NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories; and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes surf and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, NIKE's earnings releases and other financial information are available at http://investors.nike.com. Individuals can also visit http://news.nike.com/ and follow @Nike.
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