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Nike released financial results Thursday, and in its conference call said its selling one of its smaller businesses, Nike Bauer Hockey, and reviewing others. The Associated Press said "all niches" of Nike's portfolio are being examined.
Here's the story. I have a message out to Bob Hurley to see if he can add anything. Nike bought Costa Mesa-based Hurley in 2002.