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New national club team sparks Nike's ire

Originally Published: April 2, 2008
By Glenn Nelson and Chris Hansen | ESPN HoopGurlz

A longtime recruiting service and operator of NCAA exposure events is assembling a club team with players from around the country, and the effort has caused friction within a major sneaker-sponsorship group.

Mike Flynn's formation of the Blue Star Select National Team, named for his Bensalem, Pa.-based company, has put him at odds with Nike, with which he has had a long association. There is no record of a girls' national club team formed to play in the United States.

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