Nike Escapes Oakley's Suit Over Pro Golfer Endorsement

By Michael Lipkin (December 18, 2013, 9:15 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday tossed Oakley Inc.'s suit alleging Nike Inc. tried to poach pro-golfer Rory McIlroy for a sponsorship deal, ruling Nike had reasonably relied on McIlroy's agent when he told the company the athlete was free to make the deal....

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