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Nike United


Nike, originally known as Blue Ribbon Sports (BRS), was founded by track athlete Philip Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman in January 1964. The company initially operated as a distributor for Japanese shoe maker Onitsuka Tiger (now ASICS), making most sales at track meets out of Knight's automobile. He company's profits grew quickly, and, in 1967, BRS opened its first retail store, located on Pico Boulevard in. The first shoe sold to the public to carry this design was a soccer shoe named Nike, which was released in the summer of 1971. Together, Nike and Wieden+Kennedy have created many print and television advertisements, and Wieden+Kennedy remains Nike's primary ad agency who coined the now-famous slogan "Just Do It" for a 1988 Nike ad campaign, which was chosen by Advertising Age as one of the top five ad slogans of the 20th century. Throughout the 1980s, Nike expanded its product line to encompass many sports and regions throughout the world. Nike sells an assortment of products, including shoes and apparel for sports activities like association football. The 2010 Nike Pro Combat jersey collection were worn by teams from the following universities: Miami, Alabama, Boise State, Florida, Ohio State, Oregon State, Texas Christian University, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, and Pittsburgh. Teams will wear these jerseys in key matchups as well as any time the athletic department deems it necessary. A July 2008 investigation by Australian Channel.