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So Far, So Good: NWSL Averaging Over 4,000 Fans Per Game Six Weeks In
Published May 24, 2013
KEEPING THINGS QUIET: In Portland, Allan Brettman writes while Nike "tends to go big" when it releases new soccer uniforms, the company "just isn't bragging it up this time" with its releases of NWSL jerseys. The "lack of a signed contract between the league and Nike may account for the company's uncharacteristic silence on behalf of sport." Nike was an NWSL partner "from the get-go, as a ball emblazoned with a Swoosh appears on a Nov. 21 news release announcing the league" (Portland OREGONIAN, 5/24).