Report: Sweatshirt caught Nike's eye

Updated: August 1, 2014, 7:01 PM ET
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Florida State officials received an email from Nike during the 2013 season asking for Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher to eliminate any Under Armour gear from his son's wardrobe after the 9-year-old was seen on TV wearing the competitor's sweatshirt, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

Mark Dupes, the Nike assistant director for football sports marketing who oversees FSU's licensing and apparel deal, sent an email congratulating athletic department officials for the team's ...

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