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Arkansas Shifts Partnership from Adidas to Nike in 2010

Fayetteville, AR (KAIT) - Arkansas was an all - Adidas Division 1 state. The popular footwear and apparel company outfitted Razorback and Red Wolf athletes for many years.

But today the University of Arkansas agreed to terms with Nike for a 5 year contract that will take effect July 1, 2010. The current Arkansas contract with Adidas finishes on June 30, 2010.

The agreement will outfit over 460 Razorback student-athletes in 19 sports with Nike once again. Before signing the Adidas agreement, Hog athletes wore Nike uniforms and shoes.

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