NEWS AT NIKE: Nike named five vice presidents on Wednesday. They are Tom Arndorfer, vice president and chief financial officer of Nike USA; Jim Carter, vice president, general counsel; Adam Helfant, vice president of U.S. sports marketing; John Hoke, vice president, global footwear design, and Bernie Pliska, vice president, corporate controller. The team should continue to “bring invaluable strategic and managerial insights to Nike worldwide,” said Charlie Denson, president.

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