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Saturday, March 17, 2007

Forget Ducks vs. Winthrop; it's really about Nike vs. New Balance

Winthrop's Craig Bradshaw, going up for a dunk in a first-round game on Friday in Spokane, wears New Balance sneakers, as do his teammates. The school's choice to wear New Balance — primarily known for its running shoes — often is a subject of ridicule from other teams.