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The Michigan Daily -Monday, February 6, 1995

PAID ADVERTISEMENT

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SPRING

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Spring Break means different things to different people. For some, Spring Break means sandy beaches and the warm sun of Cancun.
For others, it means fresh powder on the ski slopes of Aspen, and of course, catching up on the daily soaps that we missed throughout
the semester. But before you go to fake-bake to build your base tan, or tighten your bindings, be sure to check out all of the great athlet-
ic activities The University of Michigan has to offer.
Your responses to NIKE 101, Assignment #2 were overwhelming. I hardly had enough time to read all of your sob stories. So, like any
good teacher would do, I am giving you another assignment. NIKE 101, Assignment #3 tell me the craziest adventure you've ever had
in a pair of NIKE shoes. The winner will receive two tickets to the Michigan vs. Illinois men's basketball game. Send your letters to me
at the address below and your may win two tickets to the February 26 game.

I will talk to you again next month in the NIKE Sports Page, until then, have a fun and safe Spring Break.

N1 KE fS. H1S.TOgX

There's snow on the ground and the temperature is still dropping. Let's face it, its too
cold to do anything outside. As a relief to the cold, the Intramural Sports Program has
many fun and competitive activities for you and your friends, and they're indoors where
its warm.
The current IM standings are:
FRATERNITY- Theta Chi SORORITY- Delta Zeta INDEPENDENT-Arsenal
CO-REC- Williams House FEMALE- SPH
The Intramural department needs officials for mini-soccer and volleyball. If you feel up
to the task and want to have a great experience, call 763-3562.

F E B R U A R Y
NE 8 0 MEN'S BASKETBALL home against Ohio State,
8:00 pm
10 0 MEN'S TENNIS at Ice Volleys, Minneapolis. MN.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL home against Penn St.
HOCKEY at Illinois-Chicago, 7:00 pm
11 0 WRESTLING home against Minnesota, 12:00 pm
MEN'S GYMNASTICS at Minnesota, 1:00 pm
MEN'S BASKETBALL at Wisconsin, 4:00 pm
WOMEN'S TENNIS home against Iowa, 1:00 pm
HOCKEY at Illinois-Chicago, 7:00 pm
WOMEN'S TRACK at Michigan State
MEN'S TRACK home for CCHA Championships
0 MEN'S LACROSSE home against Northwood
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL tri-match, NCRB
12 0 WRESTLING at Ohio State, 2:00 pm
WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS home against Ohio St.
WOMEN'S TENNIS home against Minnesota,
15 G MEN'S LACROSSE home against Toledo. 10 pm
16 0 WOMEN'S SWIMMING at Big Tens, IN
17 0 MEN'S SWIMMING home for Michigan Open
WOMEN'S SWIMMING home for Mich. Invite
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL at Northwestern, 7:00
HOCKEY home against Bowling Green, 7:00 pm
MEN'S TRACK at EMU Classic
®18 WRESTLING at Wisconsin, 7:30 pm
MEN'S GYMNASTICS at Brigham Young, 7:00
HOCKEY vs. Michigan State at Joe Louis Arena, 7
WOMEN'S TRACK at EMU Classic
s'U3= 19 0 MEN'S BASKETBALL home against IU, 3:45.pm
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL at Michigan State
WOMEN'S TENNIS at Kentucky, 11:00 am

1972 A young man, Phil Knight, and
University of Oregon track-and-field leg-
end, Bill Bowerman, launch a new compa-
ny called NIKE at the U.S.Olympic Trials.
The Moon Shoe debuts, giving runners
their first glimpse of the Waffle® outsole,
inspired during one momentous breakfast
at the Bowerman household.
1973 Steve Prefontaine becomes the first
major track star to endorse NIKE shoes.
1974 Jimmy Connors, the number-one
player in the world, wins Wimbledon and
the U.S. Open wearing NIKE shoes.
1976 NIKE, the shoes of choice for mid-
dle-distance runners, are seen in abun-
dance at the Olympic trials.
1977 NIKE starts Athletics West, the first
U.S. track and field training club for
Olympic contenders. NIKE shoes begin
selling in Asia.
1978 John McEnroe signs his first NIKE
endorsement contract. Henry Rono of
Kenya sets four world records in NIKE
shoes. Kids begin wearing NIKE shoes
for the first time. Meanwhile, inventor
Frank Rudy is pitching the idea of air
cushioning. Nobody seems interested
except NIKE.

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I was sitting in class last week when I noticed the student next to me was taking notes
with a NIKE pen. Being inquisitive, I asked her where she obtained her pen. "That cool
NIKE truck," she replied. I immediately knew what she was referring to, as there is
only one cool NIKE truck, the NIKE Hummer. The Hummer is NIKE's way to keep in
touch with the American public, whether it's at a University of Michigan Football game
or at a pee-wee baseball game.
For those of you who missed the Hummer's appearance in October don't worry. The
Hummer S.W.A.T. Team will invade the streets of Ann Arbor in mid-March to highlight
NIKE's ties to the University of Michigan Campus.
So if you see a black military vehicle in your rear view mirror, don't be afraid, it may be
the NIKE Hummer!

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WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS at University of Utah
MEN'S TENNIS at Chaminade, Hawaii
MEN'S BASKETBALL at Michigan State, 7:30 pm
MEN'S TENNIS v. Brigham Young at Hawaii

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24 O WOMEN'S BASKETBALL home against Iowa
HOCKEY home against Ferris State, 7:00 pm
25 0 WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS at Georgia
HOCKEY at Notre Dame, 7:00 pm
WOMEN'S TRACK home for Big Ten Champ.
MEN'S TRACK at Big Ten Champ., IL

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To be continued!

0 MEN'S GYMNASTICS at Illinois-Chicago, 2:00
MEN'S BASKETBALL home against Illinois, 2:00
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL at Wisconsin, 1:30
o PRE-SEASON VOLLEYBALL scheduling begins,
runs thru 3/2
* MINI-SOCCER instant scheduling,1lam-4:30pm

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SWOOS H* NOTES

M A R C H

Be sure to look for the Michigan Basketball practice gear made by NIKE. The very same gear that was modeled by former
Fab Five member.Juwan Howard in Sports Illustrated.
Did you know?
When the Michigan Men's Basketball team defeated Indiana on January 24 they broke Indiana's 50-game home-winning
streak.
Keep your eyes open for the NIKE Valentine's Day giveaway and the pre-Spring Break "Swoosh®" tattoo giveaway.
Be sure to attend the Michigan vs. Michigan State hockey game on Feb. 18 at The Joe Louis Arena. NIKE will present the
game winner with the "Interstate Champion" banner.
Did you know?
Deion Sanders is the first player to appear in the World Series and Superbowl. Now that's Prime Time.

1 0 MEN'S BASKETBALL home against
Northwestern, 8:00 pm
0 RELAYS MEET Track and Tennis building

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MEN'S SWIMMING at Big Ten Champ., MN
MEN'S GYMNASTICS at Michigan State, 7:00 pm
WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS at Kentucky, 7:00 pm
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL at Big Ten
Tournament, Indianapolis
WOMEN'S TENNIS at Notre Dame, 4:00 pm
HOCKEY at Miami, 7:00 pm

4 0 WRESTLING at Big Ten Championships,
Bloomington, IN.
WOMEN'S TENNIS at Wake Forest, 1:00 pm
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